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Western WA rain, wind causing power outages, airport delays

Sep. 17, 2021 21:59 PM EDT

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A surge of moisture from the Pacific moving into western Washington is bringing rain and wind to the region, causing power outages and airport delays. The National Weather Service in Seattle said Friday that 1 to 2 inches of rain was possible...

California wildfires burn into groves of giant sequoia trees

Sep. 17, 2021 21:16 PM EDT

THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — California wildfires have burned into at least four groves of gigantic ancient sequoias in national parks and forests, though cooler weather on Friday helped crews trying to keep the flames away from a famous cluster containing the world’s largest tree. ...

SD girl killed in Minnesota storms that spawned 2 tornadoes

Sep. 17, 2021 19:25 PM EDT

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A line of strong storms brought damaging winds and at least a couple tornadoes to Minnesota and western Wisconsin early Friday, causing at least one death. Authorities in Mankato say a 4-year-old girl died when a tree branch fell on a tent at a...

Jets throw support to N.J. high school hit hard by Ida

Sep. 17, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Joe Armental pulled up to Dwight Morrow High School's campus the morning after Hurricane Ida flooded the Northeast and was stunned at the massive damage. The school in Englewood, New Jersey, and the surrounding neighborhoods were hit hard by...

Tropical Storm Odette forms off mid-Atlantic coast

Sep. 17, 2021 17:35 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Odette formed off the mid-Atlantic coast Friday and is expected to weaken Saturday night as it approaches eastern Canada. Odette was traveling to the northeast at 15 mph (24 kph) Friday evening and was located about 225 miles (365 kph)...

Tropical Storm Odette forms off mid-Atlantic coast; storm moving northeast and expected to weaken by Saturday night.

Sep. 17, 2021 17:26 PM EDT
MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Odette forms off mid-Atlantic coast; storm moving northeast and expected to weaken by Saturday night.

After Ida: Mounting trash, rising anger in New Orleans

Sep. 17, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Garbage and debris are piling up along many New Orleans streets almost three weeks after Hurricane Ida pounded southeast Louisiana as residents react with increasing anger and, in some cases, dark humor. Several residents told a City Council...

New Mexico reports 5 cases of West Nile virus infections

Sep. 17, 2021 13:37 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State health officials say they have identified five cases of West Nile virus infections across New Mexico and that wet weather may be a factor. The Department of Health said Friday that no deaths have been reported so far...

Payton: Saints to spend Week 3 at TCU, then return home.

Sep. 17, 2021 13:27 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have decided to continue practicing at TCU next week in preparation for their Week 3 game at New England before returning to their New Orleans-area headquarters in Week 4, when they will host the New York Giants in the Superdome, coach Sean Payton...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Sep. 17, 2021 13:16 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Biden is not...