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New Orleans under hurricane watch from Tropical Storm Sally

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Newly formed Tropical Storm Sally has become better organized amid forecasts it would reach hurricane strength before it strikes...

‘Evacuate now:’ Wildfires grow in Oregon as 500K flee

Deadly wildfires in heavily populated northwest Oregon are growing and hundreds of thousands of people have been told to flee encroaching flames.

Tennessee officials searching for tiger spotted by deputy

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy spotted the animal Wednesday night at an industrial park.

Third person dies in small plane crash near McMinnville airport

Officials say a third person has died in a small plane crash near a Tennessee airport.

Explosive wildfires across California stoked by fierce winds

Wildfires are raging unchecked across parts of the Western United States, and authorities say gusty winds could drive flames with new ferocity.

Georgia investigating double voting in primary election

Georgia’s secretary of state said Tuesday that his office is investigating double voting in the June primary.

El Chapo’s lawyers appeal his US drug conspiracy conviction

NEW YORK (AP) - The notorious Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo wants his U.S. conspiracy conviction thrown out. An appeal filed Friday...

After a long slumber, U.S. cinemas awaken on pivotal weekend

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - More Americans will make their way back to the movies this weekend than any since the pandemic shuttered theaters in...

Britney Spears shows love for #FreeBritney in court filing

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Britney Spears is welcoming public scrutiny of the court conservatorship that has allowed her father to control her life and...

Boseman honored as hometown hero in native South Carolina

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) - Actor Chadwick Boseman was mourned, honored and celebrated in his hometown of Anderson, South Carolina. The city paid tribute to...

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