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Plodding and powerful, Sally moves in on Gulf Coast

WAVELAND, Miss. (AP) — Hurricane Sally, a plodding but powerful storm with winds of 100 mph, crept toward the northern Gulf Coast early Tuesday, with forecasters warning of potentially deadly storm su...

12-meter long fin whale washes up dead on UK beach

LONDON (AP) — Police have urged people to stay away from a 40-foot (12-meter) long whale, believed to be a juvenile, that washed up dead on a beach in southeast England. ...

Community mourns victim of housing complex shooting

WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — Friends of a Rhode Island woman gunned down in a shooting at a housing complex that wounded two others remembered her Friday as a loving mother and active member of her seaside c...

Nearly a week after Indonesia quake, hope fades for missing

PALU, Indonesia (AP) — She lay inside a medical tent in the stifling midday heat, wincing in pain at the deep gashes and cuts that covered her body. But all Anisa Cornelia could think about was the lo...

Western brand, Chinese characteristics: Club Med at Guilin

GUILIN, China (AP) — After 10 days of crisscrossing southwestern China by high-speed train with two young children in tow, exploring minority villages amid rugged scenery and often sleeping in grimy h...