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Tourists evacuated amid Iceland volcano concerns

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Authorities have evacuated tourists from an area north of Iceland's largest glacier amid increased seismic activity around a volcano in the past few days. More>>

Less shake from artificial quakes, fed study says

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Man-made earthquakes, a side effect of some high-tech energy drilling, cause less shaking and in general are about 16 times weaker than natural earthquakes with the same magnitude, a new federal study found. More>>

California drought stings bees, honey supplies

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California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers. More>>

Cleanup follows heavy storms in Phoenix area

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Residents began cleaning up Wednesday from devastating flooding that slammed Arizona a day earlier, trapping people in vehicles and homes and destroying up to $2 million worth of inventory at a cactus nursery north of... More>>

Drought has state debating its unregulated pumping

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Three years of drought have Californians debating an end to the state's status as one of the last in the West with a pump-as-you-please policy for the vital underground sources that provide up to 65 percent of the... More>>

Report: Firefighting costs eroding conservation

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The Obama administration detailed on Wednesday the toll that the escalating cost of fighting forest fires has had on other projects as it pushes Congress to overhaul how it pays for the most severe blazes. More>>

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

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Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday on the outskirts of Hiroshima city, killing at least 36 people and leaving seven missing, Japanese police said. More>>

Hope, resentment in new charter school landscape

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Nine years after Hurricane Katrina, charter schools are the new reality of public education in New Orleans. More>>

Some evacuees of Yosemite-area fire can go home

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Firefighters gained ground Tuesday on a blaze in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, allowing some of the 1,000 people who fled the flames to return to their homes. More>>

Some evacuees of Yosemite-area fire can go home

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Officials say they have gained the upper hand on a central California blaze in the foothills near Yosemite National Park that forced more than 1,000 residents to flee their homes. More>>

Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

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Heavy monsoon season rains that swept across Arizona on Tuesday led to dramatic rescues, road closures and flight delays as a series of fast-moving storms pummeled the state. More>>

Thousands of intense earthquakes rock Iceland

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Thousands of small intense earthquakes are rocking Iceland amid concerns that one of the country's volcanoes may be close to erupting. More>>

Iceland warns of possible volcanic eruption

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Iceland has raised its alert level for the risk of a possible volcanic eruption to orange -the second-most severe level. More>>

Strong quake hits remote area in southwest Iran

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A strong, magnitude 6.2 earthquake jolted a sparsely populated mountainous province near Iran's border with Iraq on Monday, Iranian state television reported. More>>

3.6-magnitude quake hits Southern California

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A small earthquake has struck the San Bernardino Mountains but no damages or injuries are reported. More>>

Schatz wins over voters in tough US Senate primary

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Incumbent U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz won a tense Democratic primary election in Hawaii, proving that he is no longer just a senator who was appointed to his seat - he has captured the confidence of Hawaii voters. More>>

California cemeteries work to cope with drought

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Cemeteries with thirsty lawns are figuring out new ways to conserve water amid California's drought. More>>

Schatz wins Democratic Hawaii US Senate primary

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Sen. Brian Schatz beat U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate in Hawaii, closing out a tight, emotional race that went into overtime after a tropical storm kept some voters from the polls. More>>

Californians to vote on $7.5 billion water plan

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Driven to action by the state's historic drought, California lawmakers on Wednesday voted to place a $7.5 billion water plan before voters in November. More>>

More water headed to struggling Lake Mead

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One of the main reservoirs in the vast Colorado River water system that is struggling to serve the booming Southwest will get more water this year, but that won't be enough to pull Lake Mead back from near-record lows. More>>

11 injured as train cars derail in Swiss Alps

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Three train cars derailed and 11 people were injured Wednesday after a landslide hit a mountain train in the Swiss Alps, police said. One carriage slid down a steep slope, saved from a ravine only by large trees. More>>

Rebuilt Moore school brings changes, reminders

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Students heading back to class next week at the rebuilt Plaza Towers Elementary in Oklahoma will see new fixtures as well as reminders of the resiliency the school and community showed after a tornado killed seven students... More>>

A look at Lake Mead's water levels, impact Video included

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Lake Mead is one of the main reservoirs in the vast Colorado River water system, and its receding shoreline is raising concerns about the future of a network serving the perennially parched Southwest. More>>

Southwest braces as Lake Mead water levels drop Video included

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Once-teeming Lake Mead marinas are idle as a 14-year drought steadily drops water levels to historic lows. Officials from nearby Las Vegas are pushing conservation, but are also drilling a new pipeline to keep drawing... More>>

Fire burns over 3 California firefighters; all OK

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Three trapped firefighters had to deploy their personal fire shelters as a rapid wind shift sent a Northern California wildfire burning over their location Monday, authorities said. All three survived with no serious... More>>

Storm capsizes boats in Northern Ireland regatta

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Authorities say dozens of small sailboats taking part in a Northern Ireland regatta have capsized in stormy seas, triggering an emergency evacuation involving several lifeboats and a helicopter from the neighboring... More>>

What's behind Hawaii's twin storms: Mostly luck

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All sorts of weather factors came together for Hawaii's twin hurricane threat: stuck currents, an oddball brewing El Nino, slightly warmer water but mostly just bad luck. More>>

Lightning sparks new fires in California

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Firefighters rushed to put out nine wildfires that were sparked by lightning in the northeastern corner of California on Sunday as a stubborn blaze to the west in Mendocino County continues to challenge crews. More>>

Panama Canal chief: drought could limit shipping

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The head of the Panama Canal Authority says officials might be forced to limit the draft of ships by the end of this year or early in 2015 if a drought continues and lowers the level of lakes that feed the waterway's... More>>

How tropical weather shook up an island paradise

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Sunshine and blue skies returned to parts of Hawaii on Sunday after days of heavy rain and gusting winds brought by Tropical Storm Iselle, the first to make landfall in more than two decades. A second storm in the Pacific,... More>>

8 firefighters burned battling California wildfire

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Eight firefighters who suffered minor burns while battling a wildfire in Northern California left the hospital Saturday as crews gained enough ground on other blazes across the West to allow hundreds of people to return to... More>>

Tourists back to paradise as Hawaii area struggles

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His generator whirring at top speed, Gene Lamkin used rain captured from Tropical Storm Iselle to wash his hair as he and thousands of others in a rural swath of the Big Island remained in the dark and unable to traverse... More>>

Hurricane Julio downgraded to a Category 1 storm

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The National Weather Service has downgraded Hurricane Julio to Category 1, the least powerful level. More>>

Drought lessons: Water wasters attend Water School Video included

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Some overindulged their zucchini patch. Others didn't bother with that dripping kitchen sink. But now every Monday night in this drought-stricken beach town, dozens of residents who violated their strict rations take a... More>>

Hawaii primary to go ahead despite tropical storm

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Hawaii election officials were scrambling Friday to set up polling stations ahead of the state's primary election, which officials determined will go ahead as planned despite rain and winds from Tropical Storm Iselle... More>>

Wind, rain eases as tropical storm passes Hawaii

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As the first tropical storm to hit Hawaii in 22 years passed by the islands, some coffee farmers on the Big Island navigated flooded roads to assess damage to their crops Friday while residents and tourists wandered the... More>>

Correction: Wetlands-Water Reuse story

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In a story Aug. 3 about a man-made wetland system, The Associated Press erroneously reported the amount of water the system contributes to a local reservoir. It adds 65 million gallons per day, not 65,000 gallons. More>>

Man charged with starting massive California blaze

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While the flames still raced through California's Sierra Nevada last year, investigators zeroed in on a deer hunter they had rescued by helicopter an hour after the first report of the wildfire that would become the... More>>

Iselle downgraded to tropical storm

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The National Weather Service has downgraded Iselle to a tropical storm. More>>

Hawaii bracing as hurricane nears the islands Video included

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Barely holding on to hurricane strength, Iselle's outer edges brought rain and wind to Hawaii on Thursday as it approached landfall, poised to become the first hurricane or tropical storm to hit the island chain in 22... More>>

Man charged with starting massive California blaze

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A California man was charged Thursday with starting the state's third-largest wildfire, a 2013 blaze that charred hundreds of square miles of land in Yosemite National Park and the Stanislaus National Forest. More>>

Thousands of stranded fish rescued in dry Nevada

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Volunteers joined Nevada wildlife officials this week in a rescue mission to save thousands of stranded trout and other fish from irrigation ditches that have been cut off from Truckee River water supplies due to drought... More>>

Hawaii rattled by quake as hurricanes near

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The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude-4.5 earthquake has rattled Hawaii's Big Island, as two hurricanes rumbled toward the islands. More>>

275 households told to flee Oregon wildfire

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A new wildfire pushed by gusting winds threatens the small Columbia River Gorge community of Rowena, where residents of 275 homes had been told to evacuate as of Wednesday night. More>>

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