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9 Bodies Found, 12 Missing in Fishing Disaster Off Canada

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Canadian rescuers recovered more bodies from a Spanish fishing ship that sank in rough seas off Newfoundland, raising the confirmed death toll to nine, but the search for 12 missing sailors was called off Wednesday afternoon. …

‘Devastation’: Month After Floods, Slow Return to Normal

SUMAS, Wash. (AP)–Over a month has passed since flooding inundated northwest Washington’s Whatcom County that caused some $50 million in damage. As Roger De Bruin returned to his flood-damaged home in Sumas on Thursday, the word devastation came to his …

Towns in Mourning While Digging Out From Deadly Tornadoes

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (AP) — Tightknit communities still digging out from the deadly tornadoes that killed dozens of people across eight states in the South and Midwest are turning to another heavy-hearted task: honoring and burying their dead. The storms …

Cities Wracked by Opioids Close to Getting $26B Settlement

McMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP)–The opioid epidemic blew into this picturesque Oregon town like a toxic wind, leaving overdoses, addiction, homelessness and wrecked families in its wake. In a humble, single-story brick building, three blocks from downtown McMinnville’s wine-tasting rooms and cafes, …

Tornado-Slammed Parts of Kentucky Face Long Recovery

MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) –Workers, volunteers and members of the National Guard fanned out in areas of Kentucky slammed by a series of tornadoes to begin the long process of recovery, including replacing thousands of damaged utility poles, delivering bottles of …

Hurricane Ida Devastation Lingers in Louisiana 1 Month Later

IRONTON, La. (AP) — The land on which Audrey Trufant Salvant’s home sits in the small Louisiana town of Ironton has become an island in a sea of mud and snake-infested marsh grass. Nearby houses are disconnected from their foundations, …

Analysis: Ida’s Destruction May Help Hurricane Laura Victims

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hurricane Ida’s thrashing left homes in mangled heaps across southeastern Louisiana, but in an uncomfortable twist, the storm might have been a boon to southwestern parishes still struggling to recover from last year’s Hurricane Laura. …

Global Glitch: Swaths of Internet Go Down After Cloud Outage

LONDON (AP) — Dozens of websites briefly went offline around the globe Tuesday, including CNN, The New York Times and Britain’s government home page, after an outage at the cloud computing service Fastly, illustrating how vital a small number of …

Stiffed Vendors Get Tough With U.S. Retailers After Big Losses

As U.S. retailers celebrate a boom lifting one of the pandemic’s hardest-hit sectors, scars left by a year of bankruptcies and delayed vendor payments could threaten to undermine their recovery — just as the crucial back-to-school shopping season begins. After …

Residents, Businesses in Flood-Damaged Area Work to Recover

BEATTYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Thursday afternoon, workers were repairing the walls at Amy Jones’ physical therapy office in Beattyville. On up Main Street, employees were carrying a shiny new steam table into Los Two Brothers Mexican restaurant. Nearby, Anthony Saat …