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  • Hundreds still missing in deadly Korea ferry accident

    By Narae Kim JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - Rescuers fought rising winds, strong waves and murky waters on Thursday as they searched for hundreds of people, mostly teenage schoolchildren, still missing after a South Korean ferry capsized more than 24 hours ago. Nine people were found dead and 179…

  • Survivors still alive on South Korean ferry: father

    By Narae Kim JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - Several people appear to have survived in an air pocket of a capsized South Korean ferry, the father of one of the school children aboard the boat told a Reuters reporter accompanying families out to the scene of the disaster on Thursday. About 290…

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  • Cargo ship runs aground in windy Chesapeake Bay

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A thunderstorm with wind gusts of more than 70 mph ripped a cargo ship's anchors from the seafloor and caused it to run aground just a few hundred feet from a beach, drawing onlookers from nearby condos and apartments Wednesday morning.

    Associated Press
  • Washington state mudslide death toll rises to 39

    By Jonathan Kaminsky OLYMPIA, Washington (Reuters) - The official death toll from a mudslide that devastated a neighborhood in the Cascade foothills of Washington state last month rose to 39 on Wednesday, after search teams pulled out two more bodies from the mud and rubble, local county officials…

  • Freeze leaves Florida Panhandle with dead trees

    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Some Florida Panhandle property owners lost thousands of dollars in palms, citrus trees and other non-native plants because of the incredibly harsh winter in that area.

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  • Cargo ship grounded in windy Chesapeake Bay

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — An evening thunderstorm with wind gusts of more than 70 mph caused a cargo ship to run aground, coming to rest just a few hundred feet from the beach and drawing plenty of onlookers from nearby condos and apartments Wednesday morning.

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  • U.S. industrial output rises in March, manufacturing gains

    By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. manufacturing output rose for a second straight month in March in a sign of recovery from a long winter that had put a damper on activity. Factory production increased 0.5 percent in March, according to data from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday. …

  • Two vessels collide, others grounded amid gusting winds off Virginia coast

    (Reuters) - A rig vessel and a container ship collided in a shipping channel in the Chesapeake Bay, off the Virginia coast, on Tuesday amid gusting winds blamed for causing a bulk carrier to run aground and a dozen other ships to drag anchor, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The 79-foot (24-meter) rig…

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  • New hurricane forecast maps to show flood risk from storm surge

    By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - When the Atlantic hurricane season opens June 1, national forecasters will roll out a new feature: color-coded and broadcast-ready maps to graphically show the potential for flooding from storm surges. "We are not a storm surge savvy nation. Yet…

  • Latest storm breaks snow records in Detroit, Flint

    DETROIT (AP) — The National Weather Service says Detroit and Flint, Mich., have experienced their snowiest winters on record.

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  • Death toll from Washington state mudslide rises to 37

    The official death toll from a mudslide that buried a river valley neighborhood in the Cascade foothills of Washington state last month rose to 37 on Tuesday, after search teams extricated another body from the mud and rubble. A rain-soaked hillside collapsed above the north fork of the…

  • U.S. home builder sentiment edges up in April, still gloomy

    U.S. homebuilder sentiment edged up in April but remained mostly dour on lingering concerns about stiff credit conditions for buyers and tight supply of building lots and labor, the National Association of Home Builders said on Tuesday. "Looking ahead, as the spring home buying season gets into…

  • Sky-watchers see 'blood moon' in total lunar eclipse

    By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Parts of the world saw a rare celestial event on Tuesday when the Earth's shadow fell across the moon, turning it orange. The lunar eclipse unfolded over three hours beginning at about 2 a.m. EDT, when the moon began moving into Earth's shadow. …

  • Egypt limits air conditioning in mosques as power shortages worsen

    Egypt, facing the worst energy shortages for years, has set limits for electricity use at mosques as part of government efforts to ease the impact of power cuts already affecting homes and factories. The religious endowments minister has ordered mosques not to run air conditioners before May 15…

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  • As fires die down, Chileans return to ravaged Valparaiso

    VALPARAISO/SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Devastated Chileans surveyed damage to their homes in Valparaiso on Monday as a massive fire that burned poor neighborhoods of the coastal city over the weekend began to die down. Firefighters were still battling blazes which killed 13 people, consumed 2,150 acres…

  • U.S. sky-watchers ready for total lunar eclipse on Tuesday

    The lunar eclipse will unfold over three hours beginning at 1:58 a.m. EDT when the moon begins moving into Earth's shadow. Eclipses occurs two or three times per year when the sun, Earth and the full moon line up so that the moon passes through Earth's shadow. Tuesday's eclipse will be the last…

  • Asian Pollution Boosts Pacific Storm Power

    Pollution from China's coal-burning power plants is pumping up winter storms over the northwest Pacific Ocean and changing North America's weather, a new study finds. Northwest Pacific winter storms are now 10 percent stronger than they were 30 years ago, before Asian countries began their…
  • Egypt battles energy crunch with ban on too-cold air conditioners

    Egypt, grappling with an energy crunch, will enforce a ban on the production and import of air conditioners that can be set lower than 20 degrees Celsius, aiming to reassure citizens and industry hit with power cuts and fuel shortages. The failure of successive governments in Cairo to develop…

  • Strong storms cross Plains; 1 tornado reported

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Strong thunderstorms are bringing rain and hail from the southwestern U.S. and Plains states to the upper Midwest, and at least one tornado has been reported.

    Associated Press
  • Russian weatherman warns of 'wind of change' in Ukraine

    A weatherman on Russian state television surprised viewers on Monday by weaving comments on Ukraine's political crisis into his weather forecast and warning of a "wind of change" in the country's troubled east. The bow-tied weatherman on Russia 24 rolling news channel, Vadim Zavodchenkov, broke…

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