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Mother Nature doing World Cup of Golf no early favors

Nov. 21, 2018 1:58 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The World Cup of Golf is getting an early taste of Melbourne's fickle weather. Organizers of the 28-team event at Metropolitan Golf Club have moved up tee times by an hour for Thursday's first round of the 72-hole stroke-play tournament that features fourballs (best ball) and...

Rains could help firefight but complicate search for remains

Nov. 21, 2018 1:18 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Rain in the forecast starting Wednesday could aid crews fighting California's deadly wildfires while raising the risk of flash floods and complicating efforts to recover remains of those killed. Residents in communities charred by the Los Angeles-area fire stacked sandbags as they...

Thanksgiving air-travel rush gets off to a good start

Nov. 21, 2018 12:06 AM EST

Thanksgiving travelers got help from favorable weather in most of the U.S Tuesday, but flight delays piled up at airports around the country by day's end. Wet and frigid forecasts threaten to made driving more challenging in the next day or two. By late Tuesday afternoon, fewer than 150 U.S. flights had been...

The Latest: California wildfire missing list rises to 870

Nov. 20, 2018 11:14 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local): 8 p.m. A California sheriff says the list of names of those unaccounted for after a deadly wildfire has increased to 870. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea says the additional 171 names came from a backlog of voicemails that...

Thanksgiving air-travel rush gets off to a good start

Nov. 20, 2018 10:01 PM EST

Thanksgiving travelers got help from favorable weather in most of the U.S. on Tuesday, but flight delays piled up at airports around the country by day's end. Wet and frigid forecasts threaten to made driving more challenging in the next day or two. By late Tuesday, fewer than 180 U.S. flights had been canceled...

Puerto Rico seeks more funds, help from Congress post-Maria

Nov. 20, 2018 5:49 PM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor is imploring U.S. Congress to increase federal funding and approve several measures to help the island recover from Hurricane Maria, saying that the U.S. territory is still struggling more than a year after the Category 4 storm. Gov. Ricardo Rossello...

The Latest: PG&E line suspected in fire had issues in 2012

Nov. 20, 2018 2:40 PM EST

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local): 10:50 a.m. A transmission line that utility Pacific Gas & Electric Company says malfunctioned minutes before Northern California's deadly wildfire was supported by steel towers that toppled over in a fierce 2012 storm. The...

Scientists work to save wild Puerto Rican parrot after Maria

Nov. 20, 2018 12:38 PM EST

EL YUNQUE, Puerto Rico (AP) — Biologists are trying to save the last of the endangered Puerto Rican parrots after more than half the population of the bright green birds with turquoise-tipped wings disappeared when Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and destroyed their habitat and food sources. In the...

Rain could hamper search for victims of California wildfire

Nov. 20, 2018 10:58 AM EST

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — It's been 12 days since Christina Taft started the frantic search for her mother Victoria, who refused to evacuate their Paradise home as flames neared, and six days since she gave authorities a cheek swab to identify remains that are likely her mother's. She still hasn't received...

The Latest: Sheriff: Wildfire death toll rises to 79

Nov. 20, 2018 2:38 AM EST

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local): 7:30 p.m. A Northern California sheriff says two more sets of human remains were found Monday, bringing the total number killed in a devastating California wildfire to 79. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea says the list of names...