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Death toll rises to 210 from February cold wave in Texas

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AUSTIN, Texas — State officials on Tuesday added 59 deaths to the toll wrought by the Feb. 14 cold wave and the ensuing collapse...

Election depicts two Californias: Rising star or catastrophe

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LOS ANGELES — Gov. Gavin Newsom and two leading Republican rivals in the California recall election painted disparate pictures of the nation’s most populous...

Western wildfires threatening American Indian tribal lands

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BLY, Ore. — Fierce wildfires in the northwest are threatening American Indian tribal lands that already are struggling to conserve water and preserve traditional...

Flooding across Germany after night of heavy rainfall

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BERLIN — Storms caused widespread flooding across central Germany overnight, with authorities warning that more rain is on the way. ...

Autopsy: Teenage girl died from dog attack on Navajo Nation

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — An autopsy has confirmed that a 13-year-old girl was killed by pack of dogs while taking a walk near her family's...

The Weeknd and BTS hope to raise billions for Global Citizen

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NEW YORK — The Weeknd, BTS and Billie Eilish will take part in Global Citizen Live, a 24-hour event on Sept. 21 that's intended...

French official warns Lebanese leaders of upcoming sanctions

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BEIRUT — A French Cabinet minister criticized Lebanese leaders on Tuesday, warning them of upcoming sanctions from Paris that will target Lebanese officials blocking...

EU nations approve a dozen pandemic recovery plans

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BRUSSELS — In what European Union nations hope will be a tipping point in economic recovery from the pandemic, finance ministers from the the...

Company: Insured losses from Elsa could be $290 million

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ATLANTA — A company that estimates damage from natural disasters says insured losses on land from Hurricane Elsa will be around $290 million. ...

Death toll in Florida condo building collapse rises to 95

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SURFSIDE, Fla. — The death toll in the Miami-area condominium building collapse climbed to 95 on Tuesday as crews worked for a 20th day...