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The images tell a tale of widespread and deadly hurricane damage that's nearly impossible to comprehend fully from the ground level.
Sept. 12, 2017
A lot of people evacuated Florida in anticipation of Hurricane Irma. Now they desperately want to come home, but the lack of fuel is making that tough.
Sept. 12, 2017
For up to $75 a ticket, the New York Pizza Festival promised a slice-filled celebration in one of America's great meccas of pizza-making. It didn't exactly pan out as advertised.
Sept. 12, 2017
Made up of cooking fat, wet wipes and other sanitary products, the mass is said to weigh as much as 11 double-decker buses. A water company official compared removing it to breaking up "concrete."
Sept. 12, 2017
Adorable fuzzy puppies aren't usually thought of as disease vectors. But they come with germs, too. It's not clear how pet-store puppies caused dozens of humans to get sick with Campylobacter.
Sept. 12, 2017
The American medical establishment was confident: no hookworm disease in the country for decades. A new study uncovered cases in Alabama.
Sept. 12, 2017
It's not the first time Tesla has made over-the-air changes to its cars. The boost gave customers' cars an extra 30 to 40 miles — but the batteries will lose their extra juice this weekend.
Sept. 12, 2017
Pakistani leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says his country has "taken on terrorism" and "defeated terrorism." U.S. President Trump has accused Pakistan of harboring militants from neighboring Afghanistan.
Sept. 12, 2017
President Trump is hosting a bipartisan group of senators for dinner Tuesday evening. He's looking to build support for a tax overhaul.
Sept. 12, 2017
The show of opposition to President Macron's proposed labor law overhaul is seen as the first major test for the recently elected leader. In Paris, there were clashes between protesters and police.
Sept. 12, 2017
Wildlife photographer David Slater has agreed to donate 25 percent of future revenue from photos taken by a macaque monkey in 2011 to conservation efforts.
Sept. 12, 2017
Tur was at a rally in South Carolina when Trump called her name and pointed at her from the podium. Then, she says, "The entire place turns and they roar as one ... like a giant, unchained animal."
Sept. 12, 2017
For decades the Pap test was the only option for cervical cancer screening. Now there's the HPV test, too. A federal task force says that for most women, either test will do just fine.
Sept. 12, 2017
The former head of the Centers for Disease Control has $225 million for his global health group Resolve, which will aim to prevent stroke and cardiovascular disease as well as epidemics.
Sept. 12, 2017
Also: FEMA starts giving financial aid to Hurricane Harvey victims; the U.S. urges Myanmar to protect fleeing Rohingya Muslims; and President Trump's commission on voting meets again today.
Sept. 12, 2017
Some residents of Key Largo are now being allowed back in but the Florida Keys are still largely without power, water, medical service and cell service.
Sept. 12, 2017
Irma is now a post-tropical cyclone, with top winds of only 25 mph — a far cry from the Category 4 storm that ravaged the Florida Keys on Sunday.
Sept. 12, 2017
Hurricane Irma was the longest-lasting powerful hurricane or typhoon ever recorded, worldwide. It kept 185-mph winds for 37 hours — longer than any storm on record.
Sept. 12, 2017
Researchers set out to answer this question: Is there a safe level of alcohol consumption during pregnancy? Turns out, that's a hard question to answer. The advice remains: Don't risk it.
Sept. 12, 2017
Americans owe more than ever before, with household debt hitting nearly $13 trillion. Some economists say the lessons of the credit bubble that led to the financial crisis are being forgotten.
Sept. 12, 2017

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