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Beachgoers walk on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Monday, May 28, 2018, as Subtropical Storm Alberto approaches the Gulf Coast. The storm's gusty rain and brisk winds roiled the seas near the U.S. Gulf Coast on Monday, keeping white sandy beaches emptied of their usual Memorial Day crowds. (Nick Tomecek/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP)
May 30, 2018 - 10:48 am
MARION, N.C. (AP) — Mudslides triggered by the soggy remnants of Alberto forced evacuations below a dam early Wednesday and closed a highway in western North Carolina as the center of the storm lashed the nation's midsection hundreds of miles away. About 2,000 people were evacuated for several...
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Destroyed chunks of roadway rest after being washed into a riverbed just off Main Street in flood-ravaged Ellicott City, Md., Monday, May 28, 2018. Sunday's destructive flooding left the former mill town heartbroken as it had bounded back from another destructive storm less than two years ago. (AP Photo/David McFadden)
May 30, 2018 - 6:01 am
ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — The deadly flash flood that devastated a Maryland town's historic center in July 2016 was dubbed a 1-in-1000 year event. Less than two years later, an even more treacherous flood ravaged the town, gutting shops and killing a visitor. Exasperated locals, just starting the...
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In this Saturday, May 26, 2018 image from video released by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava sends up clouds of steam and toxic gases as it enters the Pacific Ocean as Kilauea Volcano continues its eruption cycle near Pahoa on the island of Kilauea, Hawaii. Lava from the Kilauea volcano has reached a geothermal power plant on the Big Island, approaching wells that have been capped to protect against the release of toxic gas should they mix with lava. (U.S. Geological Survey via AP)
May 30, 2018 - 12:16 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Lava crossed a key highway in the mostly rural district of the Big Island where Kilauea volcano was erupting, local authorities in Hawaii said Tuesday. Highway 132 connects the commercial center of Pahoa with smaller towns and farms in the area. Hawaii County said lava destroyed the...
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In an Aug. 30, 2017, photo, California women's basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb holds her then-6-month-old son, Jordan, during NCAA college basketball practice on the campus. Southwest Airlines has apologized to Gottlieb, after she claimed an airline employee stopped her from boarding because the worker didn't believe her 1-year-old biracial son was hers. Gottlieb tweeted that a desk agent wouldn't let her on a Sunday, May 27, 2018 flight from Denver to Oakland because her son had a different last name. However, the Cal coach said she believed it was "because he has a different skin color." Southwest said Tuesday it reached out to Gottlieb. Gottlieb says she appreciates the apology. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 29, 2018 - 9:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southwest Airlines apologized Tuesday to the Cal women's basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb after she claimed an airline employee stopped her from boarding because the worker didn't believe her 1-year-old biracial son was hers. A desk agent questioned Gottlieb ahead of a flight...
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Mindy Borkson, of Hollywood, Fla., walks through a bed of seaweed washed up along the beach, Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park in Dania Beach. Fla.. She often collects shells and coral from the beach and said "I have never seen it like this," after the Memorial Day weekend storm. (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
May 29, 2018 - 7:18 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The soggy remnants of Alberto moved toward the nation's interior Tuesday, leaving scattered flooding and downed trees in the wake of the year's first named tropical storm. More than 25,000 power outages were reported in Alabama, many caused by trees rooted in soggy soil...
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May 29, 2018 - 1:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Thanks to a natural phenomenon, it's not all about the plays and celebrity sightings in New York City. When the sun lines up with the Manhattan street grid before setting, the city gets bathed in radiance. This astronomical event, known as Manhattanhenge, returns on Tuesday at 8:13...
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May 29, 2018 - 12:59 am
TRYON, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's governor is urging his state's residents to exercise caution as rains from a subtropical depression spread into his and other Southern states, noting the deaths of two broadcast journalists killed by a falling tree as they reported on the severe weather...
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A surfer makes his way out into the water as a subtropical approaches on Monday, May 28, 2018, in Pensacola, Fla. The storm gained the early jump on the 2018 hurricane season as it headed toward anticipated landfall sometime Monday on the northern Gulf Coast, where white sandy beaches emptied of their usual Memorial Day crowds. (AP Photo/Dan Anderson)
May 28, 2018 - 9:53 pm
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Authorities so far haven't attributed any deaths or injuries directly to Subtropical Storm Alberto. But in North Carolina, a television news anchor and a photojournalist have died when a tree fell on their...
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American flags placed in honor of Memorial Day are reflected in puddles at the Panama City Marina as Subtropical Storm Alberto approaches Panama City, Fla., Monday, May 28, 2018. (Joshua Boucher/News Herald via AP)
May 28, 2018 - 9:34 pm
Subtropical Storm Alberto rumbled inland Monday after its Memorial Day strike on the Gulf Coast, driving holiday beachgoers away amid heavy rains that raised a dangerous flood threat around the South. Forecasters warned that heavy downpours from the vast storm system are increasing the potential...
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May 28, 2018 - 5:30 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — This city means business when it comes to hockey and is stating its (lower) case — no capital letters. In a shot at the Vegas Golden Knights' opponent — the Washington Capitals — city officials are dispensing with capital letters on the official Twitter account. The city posted a...
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