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Destructive Winds Flip Airplanes, Trucks Near Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) –Destructive winds battered an area just north of Anchorage for the third straight day on Monday–flipping small airplanes and semitrailers, forcing schools to close, leaving thousands without power and severely damaging a fast-food restaurant. Two shelters opened …

Laura Is Poised to Become a ‘Catastrophic’ Category 4 Hurricane

Hurricane Laura is set to slam into the U.S. Gulf Coast early Thursday as an extremely powerful Category 4 storm, unleashing deadly storm surges, flash floods and destructive winds that could inflict as much as $25 billion in damages. Laura …