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Generators, spoiled food: Slow power repairs anger Austin

Feb. 06, 2023 18:14 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Like thousands of other Austin residents, Darin Murphy began a sixth day Monday with no power in his home, wrapping his head around the city's latest demoralizing update: Getting the lights fully back on may take another week. “We are planning for worst-case...

Survivors scream as desperate rescuers work in Turkey, Syria

Feb. 06, 2023 18:02 PM EST

ADANA, Turkey (AP) — Rescuers called out, “Slowly, slowly,” as they lifted a man inch by inch from between slabs of collapsed concrete Monday in the Turkish province that was the epicenter of a devastating earthquake. His neck in a brace, the barefoot man was carried on a...

Burlington's delayed homeless shelter pods to open this week

Feb. 06, 2023 16:55 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A shelter pod community for homeless residents in Vermont’s largest city is opening this week after several delays, Burlington officials announced Monday. The emergency housing includes 23 prefabricated single-occupancy pods, and five double-occupancy...

Justin Rose wins at Pebble Beach to end 4-year drought

Feb. 06, 2023 16:10 PM EST

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Justin Rose had a different set of goals at the start of the year. His back was starting to become bothersome. His world ranking sank to its lowest point in 13 years. And he had reason to wonder if he would spend the first full week in April somewhere...

Blustery, cold storm adds to California's big snowpack

Feb. 06, 2023 15:20 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A blustery weekend storm added to California's big mountain snowpack, leaving icy conditions in the Sierra Nevada early Monday. Chains were required on sections of Sierra highways, but a backcountry avalanche warning for the greater Lake Tahoe area expired...

Hawaii firefighter dies after being swept into storm drain

Feb. 06, 2023 13:58 PM EST

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A firefighter who was swept into a storm drain while responding to a storm on the Hawaiian island of Maui died over the weekend, officials said. Treʻ Evans-Dumaran, 24, died Saturday, according to a Maui County news release. He was in critical condition in...

Greece: Snow reaches Acropolis, halts services

Feb. 06, 2023 03:53 AM EST

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — High winds and a cold snap in Greece halted ferry services and highway traffic and dusted the Acropolis and other ancient monuments in Athens with snow on Monday. The inclement weather prompted authorities in greater Athens in close schools and courthouses and...

Northeast temperatures soar a day after bone-numbing cold

Feb. 05, 2023 15:27 PM EST

Temperatures in many areas of the Northeast U.S. climbed to the mid-40s Fahrenheit on Sunday, a day after the region suffered through temperatures that plummeted into the negative teens and felt like minus 45 to minus 50 degrees with the wind chill. Atop 6,288-foot Mount Washington...

Kitayama leads Pebble Beach as the worst of the wind looms

Feb. 03, 2023 22:04 PM EST

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Kurt Kitayama is starting to feel more comfortable each time he gets in contention on the PGA Tour, and the Californian can only hope that's the case going into the weekend at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Kitayama opened with 10 straight pars before...

Half Moon Bay farmworkers processing shooting as jobs resume

Feb. 03, 2023 20:05 PM EST

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — Barely a week after their colleagues were fatally shot, workers were back picking mushrooms at a farm in northern California. They say they have practical and emotional reasons for such a quick return -- they need to earn a living and find strength being with people...