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3 years 11 months ago

Hurricane Danielle now a major storm

Forecasts say Hurricane Danielle has reached major hurricane status and keeps getting more dangerous. National Hurricane Center forecasters say Danielle is now a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 135 mph. Forecasters say swells churned up by Danielle could reach parts of the U.S. East Coast by...

3 years 11 months ago

Americans aboard airline 'miracle' crash

A Boeing 737 jetliner with 131 passengers aboard crashed on landing and broke into three pieces at a Colombian island in the Caribbean early Monday. The region's governor said it was a miracle that only one person died. Colombian Air Force Col. David Barrero said officials were investigating reports...

4 years 5 months ago

Report: Congressman Rangel broke ethics rules

The Associated Press has learned that the House ethics committee has concluded that Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles Rangel knowingly accepted Caribbean trips in violation of House rules that forbid hidden financing by corporations. A congressional source familiar with the findings but not authorized to be quoted by...

4 years 10 months ago

Hurricane Ivan victims feel forgotten

People who lived through Hurricane Ivan can't forget the haunting images left by one of the strongest storms ever recorded: condo towers collapsed in roiling surf, splintered homes or flat slabs, fragments of highways lost in a sea of sand. They wish others remembered, too. Not quite a year...

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