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A police car is submerged in New Orleans East August 31, 2005 after Hurricane Katrina hit the area. Authorities struggled on Wednesday to evacuate thousands of people from hurricane-battered New Orleans as food and water grew scarce and looters raided stores, [while U.S. President George W. Bush said it would take years to recover from the devastation.]

Rising U.S. losses from powerful hurricanes flag need for better protection

Rising U.S. losses from powerful hurricanes flag need for better protection By Anna Scholz-Carlson

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U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 37, cases of illness to 1,888

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 37, cases of illness to 1,888 (Reuters) – U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 1,888 (More…)

Homes destroyed, hundreds more evacuated as Los Angeles wildfires spread

Homes destroyed, hundreds more evacuated as Los Angeles wildfires spread By Omar Younis

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (Reuters) – More wildfires (More…)

IOM suspends some Ebola screening after three aid workers killed in South Sudan

IOM suspends some Ebola screening after three aid workers killed in South Sudan By Denis Dumo

JUBA (Reuters) – The (More…)

Death toll in southern Philippines earthquake rises to seven

Death toll in southern Philippines earthquake rises to seven By Karen Lema

(Reuters) – The death toll from a strong (More…)

Federal judge blocks Alabama abortion ban from being enforced

Federal judge blocks Alabama abortion ban from being enforced (Reuters) – A federal judge blocked Alabama on Tuesday from enforcing (More…)

As wildfire rages in Los Angeles, city tells wealthy to warn staff of dangers

As wildfire rages in Los Angeles, city tells wealthy to warn staff of dangers LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A wildfire (More…)

Missouri cites ‘serious concerns’ about safety in seeking to shut abortion clinic

Missouri cites ‘serious concerns’ about safety in seeking to shut abortion clinic By Robert Langellier

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Reuters) – (More…)

Despite robot efficiency, human skills still matter at work

Despite robot efficiency, human skills still matter at work By Caroline Monahan

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Artificial intelligence is approaching (More…)

Fast-moving fires near Los Angeles force more than 40,000 to flee

Fast-moving fires near Los Angeles force more than 40,000 to flee By Stephen Lam

GEYSERVILLE, Calif. (Reuters) – California firefighters (More…)

California wine country fire began near damaged PG&E tower, 2,000 flee

California wine country fire began near damaged PG&E tower, 2,000 flee By Stephen Lam

GEYSERVILLE, Calif. (Reuters) – A wind-driven (More…)