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Strong quake near Osaka, Japan, kills 4, knocks over walls

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A strong earthquake shook the city of Osaka in western Japan, causing scattered damage including broken glass and partial building collapses. More>>

'There was a future': Past Hawaii eruptions provide lessons

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A volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has destroyed more than 600 homes since it began spraying lava out of a vent on a residential street last month. More>>

AP Was There: The age of climate change begins

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AP Was There: The age of climate change begins. More>>

The Latest: Fourth death confirmed in Osaka-area earthquake

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Japanese disaster authorities say two people have been found without vital signs and 41 others injured by an earthquake in western Japan. More>>

Portugal remembers 66 victims from deadly year for wildfires

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Portugal's president and prime minister have attended a Mass in a rural town to mark the anniversary of a wildfire that killed 66 people. More>>

Study: 2014 Napa quake may be linked to groundwater changes

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New research suggests the magnitude 6.0 earthquake that rocked California wine country in August 2014 may have been caused by an expansion of Earth's crust due to seasonally receding groundwater under the Napa and Sonoma valleys. More>>

Jurassic World cast reacts to real-world volcanic disasters

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The cast and crew of "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" say it's an unfortunate coincidence that their summer blockbuster centers on a massively destructive erupting volcano. More>>

How do you count deaths from a hurricane?

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Puerto Rico's hurricane death count revives debate about how to count disaster-related deaths. More>>

Colorado wildfire forces nearly 2K evacuations amid drought

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The threat of hot, windy weather and thunderstorms is posing more problems for firefighters battling a Colorado blaze that has forced residents of more than 1,000 homes to evacuate. More>>

Puerto Rico issues new data on Hurricane Maria deaths

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Puerto Rico requests more time, issues only a portion of data related to all deaths reported after Hurricane Maria amid outcry. More>>

George Strait part of Hurricane Harvey recovery campaign

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Country star George Strait is leading a new tourism campaign to help Texas recover from Hurricane Harvey. More>>

Pence to visit Brazil, Ecuador and Guatemala

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Pence to visit Brazil, Ecuador and Guatemala during the last week of June. More>>

Some lava evacuees may return to homes during 'stable' flow

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Small explosions at the summit of an erupting Hawaii volcano could send ash into communities. More>>

Correction: Western Wildfires story

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Authorities say a fast-moving brush fire destroyed eight homes in the Utah tourist town of Moab and more than 3,000 people in Colorado and Wyoming fled multiple wildfires scorching the drought-stricken U.S. West. More>>

Strong Pennsylvania storm damages businesses, overturns cars

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A strong storm has pounded parts of Pennsylvania, damaging buildings, overturning cars and downing trees and power lines. More>>

California eyes July for reopening iconic Highway 1 stretch

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California transportation officials are targeting the end of July for reopening a stretch of iconic Highway 1 in the scenic Big Sur coastal region that was blocked last year by a massive landslide. More>>

New wildfire erupts near Colorado ski resorts, houses

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Extreme fire danger is shutting down a sprawling forest that includes some of Colorado's most stunning mountains, a rare tactic also being used in neighboring states as the U.S. Southwest struggles with severe drought. More>>

Scientists reap data from Hawaii's rumbling Kilauea volcano

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Hawaii's recent volcanic activity has scientists on tenterhooks, eager to learn as much as possible using the latest technology. More>>

Paris suburb train derails, 7 people slightly injured

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France's transport minister said seven people have been slightly injured in a rare derailment of a suburban train near Paris caused by a large amount of overnight rainfall in the region. More>>

Pope begins purge in Chilean church over sex abuse scandal

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Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the bishop at the center of Chile's clerical sex abuse scandal and two others as he launches the purge of a church that has imploded under an avalanche of accusations of abuse and cover-up. More>>

Scientists: No way to know when Hawaii eruption will end

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Scientists say lava that poured into the low-laying coastal Hawaii neighborhoods of Kapoho and Vacationland spread across the area in just two days. More>>

Report: Downed power lines sparked deadly California fires

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California's Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says 12 Northern California wildfires last fall, including two that killed a total of 15 people, were caused by downed power lines. More>>

Puerto Rican Day Parade displays post-hurricane pride

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The National Puerto Rican Parade has kicked off in New York City with participants honoring heroes who have been helping the island recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria. More>>

Puerto Rican Day Parade to shine light on hurricane struggle

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Puerto Rican Day Parade promises spotlight on island's continuing storm recovery. More>>

Report: Downed power lines sparked deadly California fires

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State fire officials say Pacific Gas & Electric power lines and equipment sparked a dozen wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes and killed at least 15 people last October in California's wine country. More>>

Grim task as forensic experts ID Guatemala volcano victims

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Guatemala's government has again suspended the search for dead from the volcano disaster, leaving relatives and friends to keep digging with their hands or a few tools. More>>

Onlookers ogle Wyoming tornado that damages handful of homes

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A tornado that took its time roaring across a sparsely populated area of Wyoming caused quite a few "oohs" and "ahhs" as well as some damage. More>>

Greek wildfire reveals hoard of plundered antiquities

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A brush fire in central Greece has helped authorities discover a hoard of illegally excavated antiquities. More>>

At Guatemala volcano, search halted as death toll hits 109 Video included

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Troublesome rain and more volcanic activity are hindering rescue efforts around Guatemala's Volcano of Fire, but when teams have been able to work in the hardest hit areas the death toll has continued to rise. More>>

Volcano creates new land after lava fills Hawaii ocean bay Video included

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Lava poured into two coastal Big Island neighborhoods quickly, covering hundreds of homes, vaporizing a nearby crater lake and completely filling an ocean bay, turning it into a new peninsula. More>>

Unhurried hurricanes: Study says tropical cyclones slowing

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A new study finds that since 1949 tropical cyclones across the globe are slowing down by about 10 percent, meaning more heavy rains like in Harvey. More>>

At Guatemala volcano, time running out for rescue chances Video included

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Frightened people living near the Volcano of Fire have fled with their children and few possessions after fresh flows of super-heated debris, taking no chances after authorities gave them little time to evacuate before a deadly eruption over the weekend. More>>

Study finds possible deep faults, possible earthquake source

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Geologists say they may have found previously unmapped faults in Oklahoma that could be contributing to a sharp increase in induced earthquakes in the state. More>>

AP Explains: A closer look at Guatemala's Volcano of Fire Video included

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Volcano that erupted in Guatemala is among 11 active in the Central American country. More>>

Hawaii volcano lava destroys hundreds of homes overnight Video included

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A Hawaii County official says lava from an erupting volcano destroyed hundreds of homes in two subdivisions overnight. More>>

'Nobody is left': Guatemala volcano ravaged entire families Video included

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People of the villages skirting Guatemala's Volcano of Fire have begun mourning the few dead who could be identified after an eruption killed dozens by engulfing them in floods of searing ash and mud. More>>

Puerto Rico to release storm death data after court ruling

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A court in Puerto Rico has ordered the government to release all death certificates issued after Hurricane Maria and other information it compiled after the Category 4 storm hit the island. More>>

First lady to attend Trump's hurricane briefing Wednesday Video included

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Melania Trump has chosen an annual hurricane preparedness briefing Wednesday as her first appearance outside the White House in nearly a month. More>>

Lawsuit filed in woman's death in Texas hotel during Harvey

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Family of woman whose body was found 11 days after she made a frantic cellphone call from a Houston hotel elevator as floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey rushed in has filed a lawsuit against the hotel. More>>

Lava from Hawaii volcano destroys 117 Big Island homes Video included

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Lava from an erupting Hawaii volcano has destroyed more than 100 homes in a rural district of the Big Island. More>>

Forest fire raging in Sweden prompts evacuations

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Swedish authorities say at least 25 people have been evacuated as a forest fire rages north of Stockholm with dozens of firefighters, army personnel and five helicopters trying to control the blaze. More>>

Guatemala volcano death toll up to 69, expected to rise Video included

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Rescuers in Guatemala are struggling to reach rural residents cut off by a volcanic eruption that killed at least seven people and injured 20. More>>

The Latest: Death toll from Guatemala volcano rises to 69 Video included

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Authorities in Guatemala say 18 more people have been confirmed killed by a volcanic eruption, raising the death toll to 25. More>>

Current lava flows are hottest, fastest of latest eruption

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The hottest and fastest-moving lava of Kilauea volcano's latest eruption spread across new parts of the Big Island Wednesday, forcing officials to order evacuations in two coastal neighborhoods. More>>

Study estimates higher death toll in Puerto Rico post-Maria

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Researchers studying the death toll in Puerto Rico during and after Hurricane Maria have come up with a new estimate. More>>

The Latest: Volcano rescue effort suspended for night

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Authorities in Guatemala say six people have been killed and 20 injured by the eruption of a volcano southwest of the capital. More>>

At least 7 killed, 20 hurt by erupting volcano in Guatemala Video included

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One of Central America's most active volcanos has erupted, sending out fiery explosions of molten rock that killed at least six people and injured 20 while a towering cloud of smoke blanketed villages in heavy ash. More>>

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