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FEMA estimates one-fourth of Keys homes could be destroyed

KEY LARGO — Search-and-rescue teams made their way into the Florida Keys' farthest reaches Tuesday, while crews labored to repair the single washed-out highway...

Weakened Irma lashes much of Florida; full impact unknown

MIAMI — Hurricane Irma gave Florida a coast-to-coast pummeling with winds up to 130 mph Sunday, swamping homes and boats, knocking out power to...

Congress to speed up Harvey aid, tackle debt limit

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers returned to Washington Tuesday facing a daunting to-do list and three months left in the year to show that Republicans can...

Ash covers Oregon cities, wildfire smoke chokes US West

TROUTDALE, Ore. — A growing Oregon wildfire covered parts of Portland's metropolitan area Tuesday with ash and forced the shutdown of a lengthy stretch...

Trump rescinding DACA program protecting young immigrants

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday began dismantling the government program protecting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the...

NASA’s space champ returns to Earth, logs 665 days aloft

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronaut Peggy Whitson returned to Earth late Saturday, wrapping up a record-breaking flight that catapulted her to first place for...

Mayor says Houston ‘open for business’ despite huge hurdles

HOUSTON — Houston's mayor insists that America's fourth-largest city is "open for business," but with areas under water, people not yet in their homes,...

UN Security Council sets emergency meeting on NKorea blast

NEW YORK — The U.N. Security Council is holding its second emergency meeting in a week about North Korea on Monday after a powerful...

Rare heat wave bakes San Francisco; fires rage through West

SONOMA, Calif. — Vineyards moved their wine harvest to the cool of night and transit trains slowed for fear that some of the hottest...

Harvey on track to move from Houston

HOUSTON — Four days after Harvey made landfall as the fiercest hurricane to hit the U.S. in 13 years, it was still pounding parts...

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