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Migrants trying to reach the U.S. border rest at the edge of a highway as they await rides on passing vehicles, near Choloma, Honduras, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. About 200 Honduran migrants resumed walking toward the border with Guatemala early Thursday, a day before a migrant caravan was scheduled to depart the city of San Pedro Sula. (AP Photo/Delmer Martinez)

Honduran migrants trek north toward Guatemalan border

Jan. 14, 2021 8:57 PM EST

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — Hundreds of migrants hoping to reach the U.S. border gathered outside a bus station in this Honduran city Thursday despite continued signs from Mexico and other Central American governments that they would not be allowed through. Santos Demetrio Pineda was one of hundreds...

FILE - This April 1991 file photo shows AP correspondent Guy Coates in Baton Rouge, La. Coates, a retired Associated Press correspondent in Louisiana, died late Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at the age of 80. Coates' early career included stints at The Times of Shreveport as well as KNOE TV in Monroe and KSLA TV in Shreveport. (Mark Keedy/The Advocate via AP, File)

Guy Coates, longtime AP reporter in Louisiana, dies at 80

Jan. 13, 2021 10:10 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Guy Coates, a former Associated Press correspondent who covered Gulf Coast hurricanes and civil rights, dodged gunfire during a New Orleans sniper's shooting spree and chronicled the tumult of politics in his native Louisiana for four decades, died late Tuesday. He was 80. His wife...

President Donald Trump arrives in the early morning hours, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at the White House in Washington, after returning from a rally in Dalton, Ga. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump administration announces $3.7 billion for Puerto Rico

Jan. 5, 2021 5:56 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it will award a $3.7 billion grant to help Puerto Rico rebuild water and wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations and reservoirs damaged by Hurricane Maria more than three years ago. The administration has been slow to release $44...

FILE - In this Monday, June 20, 2016 file photo, smoke from wildfires burning in Angeles National Forest fills the sky behind the Los Angeles skyline. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has calculated the risk for every county in America for 18 types of natural disasters, such as earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, volcanos and even tsunamis. And of the more than 3,000 counties,  Los Angeles County has the highest ranking in the National Risk Index. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Watch out LA: Feds calculate riskiest, safest places in US

Jan. 2, 2021 10:08 AM EST

Spending her life in Los Angeles, Morgan Andersen knows natural disasters all too well. In college, an earthquake shook her home hard. Her grandfather was affected by recent wildfires in neighboring Orange County. “It’s just that constant reminder, ‘Oh yeah, we live somewhere where...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2020 file photo, debris remains on the sidewalk in front of buildings damaged in a Christmas Day explosion  in Nashville, Tenn.   The Christmas Day bombing in downtown Nashville led to communications outages over hundreds of miles in the southern U.S., raising concerns about the vulnerability of U.S. networks. Widespread service outages followed the explosion, which damaged a major AT&T network hub, extended hundreds of miles to at least four neighboring states, disrupting 911 call centers, hospitals and flights out of the Nashville airport. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Nashville bombing spotlights vulnerable voice, data networks

Dec. 31, 2020 1:46 PM EST

The Christmas Day bombing in downtown Nashville led to phone and data service outages and disruptions over hundreds of miles in the southern U.S., raising new concerns about the vulnerability of U.S. communications. The blast seriously damaged a key AT&T network facility, an important hub that provides local...

Katelyn Smith watches after her one-year old son Ricky Trahan III, amidst the rubble of the family's destroyed home in Lake Charles, La., Friday, Dec. 4, 2020. They were hit by Hurricanes Laura and Delta. Her future in-laws are living in a tent on the property, while she, her child and her fiancé Ricky Trahan, Jr., are living in a loaned camper. A relatives home on the same property is now gutted and they are living in a camper as well. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

AP PHOTOS: Louisiana residents struggle months after storms

Dec. 30, 2020 11:35 AM EST

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Well after Hurricanes Laura and Delta ravaged southwest Louisiana, the state and its people are still far from recovered, with many living in tents and cooking their meals over open fires while they slowly work to rebuild their destroyed homes. Ricky and Cristin Trahan are among...

Emily and Taylor Pascale exchange their wedding vows outside the home of Taylor's parents, Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, in Grand Lake, La., which was heavily damaged from Hurricanes Laura and Delta. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Hurricanes, virus can't stop Louisiana couple's wedding

Dec. 29, 2020 12:23 PM EST

GRAND LAKE La. (AP) — Most couples might have wondered whether the forces of nature were against them after moving their wedding three times because of the pandemic and two hurricanes that hit almost the exact same spot within weeks of one another. But Emily Kitfield and Taylor Pascale were even more...

Katelyn Smith stands with her one year old son Ricky Trahan, III, as she prepares to change his clothes, as their family lives in a camper and tents where their home was destroyed, in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura and Hurricane Delta, in Lake Charles, La., Friday, Dec. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

2 months after hurricanes, Louisiana residents still hurting

Dec. 24, 2020 10:13 AM EST

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — As southwest Louisiana recovers from the back-to-back hurricanes that hammered the region this year, signs of progress compete with lingering evidence of mass destruction. The fallen trees that carpeted neighborhoods have mostly been chopped up and hauled away, but the roofs they...

Migrants stand on the side of the road on their way North near Agua Caliente, close to the border with Guatemala, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. Honduran security forces stationed on the highway a few kilometers before Agua Caliente, asked the migrants for their passports or identity cards and proof of a COVID-19 test, and if they did not produce those documents they would not be allowed to move on. (AP Photo/Delmer Martinez)

Hondurans forming migrant caravan for US stopped in homeland

Dec. 10, 2020 8:07 PM EST

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — Hundreds of Hondurans trying to start a new caravan to reach the U.S. border were stopped by Honduran security personnel Thursday before they even reached the border with neighboring Guatemala. The Honduran police and immigration agents asked their countrymen to show travel...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, file photo, vehicles maneuver on a flooded road near a boat washed up near the road after Hurricane Sally moved through the area, in Orange Beach, Ala. A record-setting Atlantic hurricane season that saw the highest number of named storms officially came to a close on Monday, Nov. 30. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

30 named storms: Record hurricane season comes to a close

Nov. 30, 2020 8:26 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A record-setting Atlantic hurricane season that saw the highest number of named storms officially came to a close Monday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season set multiple records while producing a record 30 named storms....