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One Dead, Two Injured in Boating Accident Inside Grand Canyon

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — One person died and two others were injured in a rafting accident on the Colorado River inside Grand Canyon National Park, authorities said Tuesday. A commercial river trip requested help around 11 a.m. Monday after a motorized …

Big Power Shutoffs in California as Winds Boost Fire Danger

SAN FRANCISCO — Large swaths of California had no electricity Monday as utilities tried to prevent the chance of their equipment sparking wildfires while the fire-weary state was buffeted by powerful winds and dangerously dry weather conditions. About 300,000 power …

Dust Storms: Latest Weather Risk

Last year a mile-high wall of dust in Phoenix, Ariz., knocked out power, halted flights and coated everything in its path with a thick sheet of dust. It was the third dust storm in six weeks during a memorable monsoon …