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Fauci to testify at a fraught time for US pandemic response

WASHINGTON (AP) - With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states and political polarization competing for attention with public health recommendations, Dr. Anthony...

Fauci to testify at a fraught time for US pandemic response

WASHINGTON (AP) - With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states and political polarization competing for attention with public health recommendations, Dr. Anthony...

Wildfire near Tucson, Arizona, threatens hundreds of homes

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Hundreds of foothills homes on the outskirts of Tucson remained under an evacuation notice Friday as firefighters worked to keep...

The Latest: NM high court suspends consumer debt collection

SANTA FE, N.M. - The New Mexico Supreme Court is temporarily suspending consumer debt collection such as garnishing wages and seizing assets in response...

Flooding forces evacuations in more Michigan communities

SPAULDING TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - More Central Michigan riverside residents evacuated their homes Friday after being overwhelmed by flooding from two failed dams that...

Amid cleanup, flooding in Michigan prompts more evacuations

SPAULDING TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Another round of evacuations took place Friday in Central Michigan further downriver from two dams that were overwhelmed earlier...

Recovery begins after storm ravages India, Bangladesh coast

NEW DELHI (AP) - India authorities on Friday began assessing damage and clearing roads in the wake of Cyclone Amphan that killed more than...

Authorities assessing damage from mid-Michigan flooding

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Authorities were assessing damage Thursday as floodwaters from heavy rains that overtook two dams retreated in some mid-Michigan communities and...

Michigan dam had repeated safety violations before flooding

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - A hydroelectric dam that failed to hold back floodwaters this week in Michigan was the target of lengthy investigations...

Michigan flood displaces thousands, threatens Superfund site

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Floodwaters surging through Central Michigan on Wednesday were mixing with containment ponds at a Dow Chemical Co. plant and could...