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2 years 5 months ago

Losing an hour, gaining daylight

WASHINGTON (AP) - As if you weren't already sleep deprived, you'll get an hour less shuteye Saturday night no matter what time you turn out the lights. At 2 a.m. local time Sunday, daylight saving time, that harbinger of spring, arrives with the promise of longer, light-filled days well into...

4 years 11 months ago

Federal officials rush to help tsunami victims

Federal disaster officials say "tens of thousands" of people on American Samoa and Samoa will need their help after a lethal tsunami in the South Pacific. The Federal Emergency Management Agency was flying into American Samoa with food, water and repair supplies early Wednesday, and officials are anticipating the worst....

4 years 11 months ago

Earthquake, tsunami hit South Pacific

Update: NBC News reports that the death toll is at least 40 following a massive earthquake and tsunami in the South Pacific near Samoa. A visitor says a beach village has been "wiped out" on the island of Samoa, after a powerful earthquake sent a tsunami ashore. The quake, with...

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