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Rain, winds and flooding batter Sydney

About a quarter of a million Australian homes and businesses have no power after a "once in a decade" storm battered Sydney and nearby areas.

About 4,500 people have been isolated by flood waters as "the roads are cut off and we won't be able to reac...

Lyrid meteor shower crosses night sky

Look for spectacular shooting stars this week as the annual Lyrid meteor shower light up the nighttime sky.

Although the meteor shower started Thursday and goes through Saturday, the best times to view the shooting stars will be Wednesday into Thursda...


Possible Japan tsunami debris found in Oregon

Those poor fish must have been wondering what the heck was happening to them.

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department has reported that a section of a fiberglass boat 20 or 30 feet long was spotted off the state's coast this week and has been towed...

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Tornadoes hit parts of Midwest; 2 killed

Geraldine Schultz, 67, and Jacklyn Klosa, 69, were neighbors in the rural Illinois hamlet of Fairdale.

On Thursday night, their close-knit community was ravaged by a tornado that shredded homes and ripped trees bare of leaves and most limbs. Only the ...

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1 dead as tornadoes hit Iowa, Illinois, Ohio

One person has died as a result of storms Thursday in Fairdale, Illinois, a state emergency management spokeswoman said.

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Report: Twisters, severe weather could hit Midwest

The Midwest could see hail, damaging winds and possible tornadoes Thursday as a strong storm plows through, The Associated Press reported.

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Tornadoes hit Kansas, strong storms batter Missouri

Tornado sirens blared Wednesday night in Kansas as several storms brought reports of twisters.

Spotters reported a tornado about 6 miles northwest of Goddard, which is less than 15 miles west of Wichita. That storm moved to the northeast, missing the ...

Chile floods

Chile floods: 25 dead, more than 100 missing

Devastating floods in northern Chile have left at least 25 people dead, and officials fear that number could rise.

According to the country's disaster agency, 125 people are still missing. More than 30,000 people have been affected by the floods, whil...

California drought

How historic California drought hurts nation

It's more than just one state's internal problem. The historic California drought hurts the rest of the union, too.

That's because California is a breadbasket to the nation, growing more than a third of its vegetables and nearly two-thirds of its frui...

Kentucky flooding sweeps car into creek

Flooding kills 1 in Kentucky

A woman died after her car was swept off a highway into a flooded creek in Kentucky, police said Friday. Authorities in Lee County received a call in the morning that a car had become submerged after heavy rains.

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Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Thursday Morning

An annual event, the Lyrid Meteor Shower is set to peak Thursday morning, April the 23rd.  


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