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Shovels, snowblowers tools of choice for nor'easter cleanup
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BOSTON (AP) -- The scrape of snow shovels and the drone of snowblowers filled the New England air on Wednesday as the region cleaned up from a storm that left 2 feet of snow in some places and tens of thousands without power....

The Latest: Power outages remain a problem after storm
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BOSTON (AP) -- The Latest on a third nor'easter in two weeks to pound the storm-weary Northeast (all times local):...

Hurricane center updates Irma death toll in US, Caribbean
MIAMI (AP) -- The death toll from Hurricane Irma's catastrophic rampage across the Caribbean and the southeastern U.S. has risen to 44 fatalities directly caused by its strong winds and heavy rains, plus 85 fatalities indirectly linked to the storm, according to a report released Monday by the U.S. National Hurricane Center....

Japan marks 7th anniversary of tsunami that killed 18,000
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TOKYO (AP) -- They bowed their heads, hands clasped or palms firmly pressed together. They stood in grassy areas or roadsides overlooking the choppy sea. In Japan's capital, they lit candles and offered flowers. Some dabbed at tears....

Backup power rule for assisted living facilities passes
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Legislation requiring assisted living facilities in Florida to have backup power sources is headed to Gov. Rick Scott's desk....

'A Wrinkle in Time' is a big leap for its teenage star
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Storm Reid tried to play it cool when Ava DuVernay told her she'd gotten the lead role in Disney's "A Wrinkle in Time," but it wasn't long before the tears started flowing....

Puerto Ricans still stranded in hotels 6 months after storm
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From the lobby of a hotel on the outskirts of Boston, Jesenia Flores fills out an online job application, hoping to find work that will get her small family back to normal for the first time since Hurricane Maria flooded their home in Puerto Rico....

Winter storm threatens foot of snow for parts of Midwest
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A large storm brought freezing rain, heavy snow and strong winds to a large swath of the Midwest on Monday, snarling traffic and forcing the closure of some schools and government offices....

The Latest: Midwest storm could hit Northeast by midweek
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The Latest on the winter storm impacting the northern Plains (all times local):...

President Trump OKs disaster declaration in American Samoa
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) -- President Donald Trump has ordered federal assistance for American Samoa in the wake of damage caused by tropical storm Gita last month....

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