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Coast Guard suspends search for migrants off Florida

Jan. 27, 2022 21:01 PM EST

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard said it suspended its rescue operations at sunset Thursday after announcing earlier that afternoon that it had found four additional bodies in its search for dozens of migrants lost at sea off Florida. Homeland Security Investigations...

Louisiana: Conditions after Ida killed 280M fish inland

Jan. 27, 2022 18:22 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Conditions after Hurricane Ida last summer killed about 280 million fish in inland waters — about 40% more than died in Louisiana waters after Hurricane Andrew in 1992, the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries estimated Thursday. Catchable fish are...

In freezing Afghanistan, aid workers rush to save millions

Jan. 27, 2022 10:43 AM EST

PUL-E-ALAM, Afghanistan (AP) — A flickering flame of paper, rags and random twigs is the only heat Gulnaz has to keep her 18-month-old son warm, barely visible beneath his icy blanket as she begs on a bitterly cold highway on the road to Kabul. The 70-kilometer (45-mile) stretch of...

WVa Groundhog Day event being held at State Wildlife Center

Jan. 27, 2022 04:06 AM EST

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia State Wildlife Center is hosting its Groundhog Day event next week, complete with a weather forecast from French Creek Freddie. The event opens at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the center in Upshur County, with activities beginning at 9:30 a.m....

Jerusalem blanketed in white after rare snowfall

Jan. 27, 2022 02:28 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jerusalem was blanketed in white on Thursday after a winter storm covered much of the region's higher altitudes with snow. The holy city's iconic golden Dome of the Rock was dusted in snow. Main highways to Jerusalem and its major arteries were shut, and schools...

Situation 'dire' as Coast Guard seeks 38 missing off Florida

Jan. 26, 2022 21:14 PM EST

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard battled time and currents Wednesday as its planes and ships searched for 38 people missing off the coast of Florida, four days after a suspected human smuggling boat capsized in a storm. The accident killed at least one person and left a...

Mozambique, Malawi, Madagascar count deaths, damage by storm

Jan. 26, 2022 12:22 PM EST

MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — Mozambique, Madagascar and Malawi are counting the deaths and damage by tropical storm Ana and more than a week of heavy rains across southern Africa. In central and northern Mozambique at least 11 people have died, including children and elderly, and...

Extreme cold leads to 150 frozen water mains in Detroit

Jan. 26, 2022 11:37 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Crews with the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department were working Wednesday to repair 75 active water main breaks, about half the number reported since the beginning of the year. “We expect the final number for January will be the highest it has been in the past...

Weather service warns of slick, hazardous driving conditions

Jan. 26, 2022 09:43 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The National Weather Service on Wednesday warned of slick and hazardous driving conditions across parts of eastern New Mexico due to snowfall and reduced visibility. A winter storm warning was issued for the northeastern highlands and parts of San Miguel...

Greek army helps remove vehicles on snow-plagued road

Jan. 26, 2022 09:21 AM EST

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek army and municipal crews removed hundreds of vehicles Wednesday that had been stranded in snow for three days along a road linking Athens to its international airport, as authorities struggled to clear blocked thoroughfares and restore power to blacked out parts of the...