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Ida Victims Move From Tent Camps to Trailers 4 Months Later

SCHRIEVER, La. (AP)–More than four months after Hurricane Ida destroyed or did major damage to their houses, some Louisiana residents are just now moving from tent camps to government-supplied mobile homes and RV trailers. Shantell Campbell of Houma and her …

Dangerous Storm Threatens Havoc Across Hawaiian Archipelago

HONOLULU (AP) — From the empty shores of Oahu’s Waikiki Beach to the snowy summit of the Big Island’s highest peak, an unusually strong winter storm is clobbering the Hawaiian Islands and raising the threat of dangerous flash floods, landslides …

Seeping Under Doors, Bad Air From West’s Fires Won’t Ease Up

PORTLAND, Ore. — Dangerously dirty air spewing from the West Coast wildfires is seeping into homes and businesses, sneaking into cars through air conditioning vents and preventing people already shut away by the coronavirus pandemic from enjoying a walk or …

Puerto Ricans Left Homeless After Biggest Quake in a Century

GUANICA, Puerto Rico — Cars, cots and plastic chairs became temporary beds for hundreds of families who lost their homes in southwest Puerto Rico as a flurry of earthquakes struck the island, one of them the strongest in a century. …