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PHOTOS: Typhoon Rammasun hits Philippines

Typhoon Rammasun knocked out power in many areas of the Philippines on July 16, 2014, but it spared the capital, Manila, and densely-populated northern provinces from being directly battered Wednesday when its fierce wind shifted slightly away, officials said.


PHOTOS: Tornado destroys homes in upstate New York killing four people

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado destroyed the homes in upstate New York where four people were killed Tuesday, July 8, 2104.


PHOTOS: Hurricane Arthur hits North Carolina’s Outer Banks, expected to weaken

Arthur strengthened to a Category 2 hurricane Thursday nigh before it made landfall near the southern end of the Outer Banks.


PHOTOS: Tropical Storm Arthur approaches, expected to become hurricane by July 4th

Tropical Storm Arthur is expected to grow into a hurricane by the fourth of July.


PHOTOS: Nebraska tornadoes kill two, injure at least 19

Photos from the town of Pilger, Nebraska, where massive tornadoes swept through the northeast Nebraska town, killing at least two people and critically injuring at least 19 others on Monday, June 16, 2014. The tornadoes destroyed more than half of the town of Pilger, hospital and emergency officials said. Emergency crews and residents spent the [...]


Photos: Flooding causes havoc in New Haven

A Friday the 13th torrential downpour caused havoc around New Haven in the early afternoon. Photos by Peter Casolino


PHOTOS: Tornado hits North Dakota oil worker’s camp

A rare North Dakota tornado that critically injured a 15-year-old girl and hurt eight other people at a workers’ camp in the heart of the state’s booming oil patch packed winds that peaked at 120 mph


PHOTOS: Grand Mesa mudslide miles wide, 3 still missing

A mudslide that occured Sunday evening in Grand Mesa, Colorado is estimated to be 2-to-3 miles long and about 250 feet deep.


PHOTOS: Moore Oklahoma, one year after the deadly tornado

In all, 24 people died in the May 20, 2013, storm, among them seven children killed inside a school that didn’t have a shelter. A year later, The Associated Press spent a day in Moore, returning to some of the people and places photographed in the days after the storm.


PHOTOS: Record flooding in the Balkans

Record flooding in the Balkans has left least 20 people dead in Serbia and Bosnia and is forcing tens of thousands to flee their homes.


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PHOTOS: WWI Centennial, July 28, 2014

A hundred years ago, on July 18th, 1914 Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, marking the the start of the First