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Jose Cepeda takes orders from customers at at Alto del Cabro restaurant amid a government ordered quarantine aimed at curbing the spread of the new coronavirus that is shuttering all non-essential businesses for two weeks in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Friday, March 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)

Puerto Rico discovers protective supply cache amid COVID-19

Apr. 4, 2020 6:09 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The suspected mismanagement of essential supplies during Hurricane Maria turned out to be a boon for Puerto Rico as it fights a rise in coronavirus cases. Health Secretary Lorenzo González said Saturday that officials discovered a cache of urgently needed personal...

Michigan's record-high water levels collide with coronavirus

Apr. 4, 2020 8:45 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Officials in Michigan are warning that efforts to curb the coronavirus pandemic could have a serious impact on relief and repairs during what is expected to be another tumultuous spring flooding season. High water levels are expected to cause severe flooding, shoreline erosion, and road and...

In this Thursday, April 2, 2020, photo, Tulsa River Spirit Expo Center is mostly empty at the Tulsa Fairgrounds in Tulsa, Okla. (Stephen Pingry/Tulsa World via AP)

The Latest: UN to decide in month whether to delay meeting

Apr. 4, 2020 1:29 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: —CDC recommending Americans cover their faces when leaving...

FILE - In this March 22, 2020, file photo, firefighters carry a person on a stretcher after a strong earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia. The virus outbreak is compromising the ability of nations to prepare for natural disasters and deal with the aftermath. Every year, the world contends with devastating typhoons, wildfires, tsunamis and earthquakes. (AP Photo/File)

Pandemic hurts ability of nations to face natural disasters

Apr. 3, 2020 11:50 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Before New Zealand began its four-week lockdown to fight the coronavirus, a reporter asked Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern what would happen if an earthquake struck while everybody was sequestered in their homes. “Why on earth would your mind go there?” Ardern...

Sierra storm could bring more than 2 feet of snow by Monday

Apr. 3, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A pair of late winter storms packing heavy snow and high winds are headed for the Sierra and Lake Tahoe this weekend, with wind gusts as strong as 90 mph (144 kph) possible over the ridge tops. The National Weather Service issued a worsening forecast Friday, including more than 2 feet (60...

Travel advisory lifted on I-29 from Fargo to Canadian border

Apr. 3, 2020 10:51 AM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the Highway Patrol have lifted an advisory which recommended against traveling on Interstate 29 from Fargo to the Canadian border because snow and strong winds. The slick conditions caused a state health department emergency response...

Plows from the City of Rapid City Streets Department work their way along Fifth Street in Rapid City, S.D., Thursday ,April 2, 2020, to clear snow and ice after a winter storm moved into the Black Hills region on Wednesday. (Jeff Easton/Rapid City Journal via AP)

Weather warning posted for parts of Dakotas, Minnesota

Apr. 2, 2020 8:26 PM EDT

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A powerful spring storm is generating winter-like weather conditions in the Dakotas and northwestern Minnesota with record snowfall and heavy winds. The Rapid City Regional Airport in South Dakota closed Thursday morning as crews worked to clear a runway. The National Weather...

Late winter storm could bring heavy snow to Sierra, Tahoe

Apr. 2, 2020 5:55 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A late winter storm is headed for the Sierra this weekend where as much as 2 feet (60 centimeters) of snow is possible on the mountain tops around Lake Tahoe by early Monday. The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a winter storm watch effective from Saturday afternoon through...

In this March 26, 2020, photo, Jose Cojom stands on the front step of what remains of his home after it was destroyed by a tornado in Cookeville, Tenn. Like thousands of other Middle Tennesseans, Cojom's life has been upended by back-to-back disasters. Residents still reeling from the deadly twisters of March 3 now have to confront life in the age of coronavirus. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Double strike: Tornado, virus push Tennesseans to the limit

Apr. 2, 2020 4:37 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When Jose Cojom's house collapsed around his family in a tornado that struck after midnight, he knew his life was going to get much harder. But that was just the beginning. A few weeks later, the restaurant where he cooks closed its doors because of the coronavirus. Now, living in...

Bad weather, trade wars, keep lid on Minnesota farm income

Apr. 2, 2020 11:12 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers struggled to make a profit in 2019 as bad weather and trade wars combined to keep a lid on incomes for yet another year, according to a report released Thursday. Median net farm income was up slightly from 2018 but still low at $36,211. according to the annual...