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Possible Tornado Hits Arkansas; Deep South Braces for Storms

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Severe storms injured seven people, damaged buildings and downed power lines in northwest Arkansas early Wednesday as tornadoes and hurricane-force winds were forecast in much of the Deep South, a week after a twister hit the …

Growing Arizona Wildfires Prompts New Evacuation Orders

SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Crews made progress toward containing one of two major wildfires in south-central Arizona’s desert hill country, allowing evacuation notices to be lifted for several rural areas though towns elsewhere continued to be threatened. Areas where evacuations …

1 Dead, 100,000 Displaced as Typhoon Blows Near Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An approaching powerful typhoon has left at least one person dead, another missing and prompted the evacuation of more than 100,000 people as a precaution in the eastern and central Philippines, although the unusual spring storm …

Hundreds of Thousands at Honduras’ Shelters After Hurricanes

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — Shelters for people whose homes were flooded or damaged by hurricanes Eta and Iota in Honduras are now so crowded that thousands of victims have taken refuge under highway overpasses or bridges. The International Red …