April 18, 2018 - 1:56 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An island-wide blackout hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the U.S. territory struggles to repair an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria. Officials said an excavator accidentally downed a transmission line. Officials said it could...
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The tarp lays on Wrigley Field after a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the Chicago Cubs was postponed on Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Chicago. The game is rescheduled for Monday, May 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
April 18, 2018 - 10:40 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs has been called off because of wintry weather, the 25th postponement in the first three weeks of the major league season. The total matches 2007 for the most weather-related postponements through April since Major League...
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Desiree Linden, of Washington, Mich., wins the women's division of the 122nd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16, 2018, in Boston. She is the first American woman to win the race since 1985. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 17, 2018 - 5:45 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Desiree Linden thought she did everything right to prepare for last year's Boston Marathon: the training, the nutrition, the strategy, even how she slept. She finished fourth. And she didn't know what she could have done better. "Everyone is looking for that 1 percent. I did that last...
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April 17, 2018 - 5:46 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Wildfires that have killed two people in western Oklahoma are nearing conditions not seen in at least a decade because of the mixture of high temperatures, low humidity and heavy winds, the National Weather Service said Monday. Weather service meteorologist Doug Speheger said...
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This Sunday, April 15, 2018, photo provided by Kauai resident James Hennessy shows the view as he maneuvers a stand-up paddleboarding along his flooded street in Haena, Hawaii. Heavy rains on Kauai let up on Monday, which helped emergency workers better rescue people stranded by flooding on the Hawaiian island. (James Hennessy via AP)
April 16, 2018 - 10:02 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Heavy rains on Kauai let up on Monday, which helped emergency workers better rescue people stranded by flooding on the Hawaiian island. By Monday afternoon, emergency crews evacuated 152 people by helicopter, 121 people by bus and others by water, according to the governor's office...
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April 16, 2018 - 4:43 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on severe spring weather (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Utility workers are heading to a North Carolina city to begin efforts to restore power one day after a tornado brought significant damage. Gov. Roy Cooper said there were 33,465 Duke Energy customers without power...
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Spectators at Wellesley College cheer on runners during the 122nd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16, 2018, in Wellesley, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
April 16, 2018 - 12:14 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Desiree Linden splashed her way through icy rain and a near-gale headwind to a Boston Marathon victory on Monday, the first American woman to win the race since 1985. The two-time Olympian and 2011...
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April 16, 2018 - 6:30 am
FOREST LAKE, Minn. (AP) — Firefighters came to the rescue for a group of Minnesota high school students when a blizzard struck during their prom. The Forest Lake Fire Department opened its firehouse for three hours on Saturday so the students could pose for prom pictures. With as much as 15 inches...
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Delta Airlines flight attendant Victoria Flees trudges through the snow with her bags in downtown Minneapolis on the way back home from the light rail station after her flight to Paris was grounded along with all other planes at MSP because of weather, Saturday, April 14, 2018. The National Weather Service predicts 9 to 15 inches of snow across a large swath of southern Minnesota including the Twin Cities before it's all over. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 9:24 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a spring storm that dumped heavy snow on Upper Midwest, Plains states (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Authorities say they've declared a local state of emergency in Greensboro, North Carolina, after an apparent tornado caused damage in several locations around...
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Mike Haydon snow blows the sidewalk near his home during a storm Sunday, April 15, 2018, in southwest Rochester, Minn. A deadly storm system moving through the central and southern U.S. has dumped a thick blanket of snow on parts of Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota and left parts of Michigan an icy mess. (Joe Ahlquist/The Rochester Post-Bulletin via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 8:49 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota residents slogged through a mid-April storm Sunday that dumped 2 feet (half a meter) of snow on parts of the Upper Midwest, coated roads with ice and battered areas farther south with powerful winds and tornadoes before plowing toward the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic U.S...
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