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Storm dumps heaviest rain ever recorded in desert nation of UAE, flooding roads and Dubai's airport

Storm dumps heaviest rain ever recorded in desert nation of UAE, flooding roads and Dubai's airport

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Heavy thunderstorms lashed the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, dumping the heaviest rain ever recorded in the country in the span of hours as it flooded out portions of major highways and Dubai's international airp
Maui Fire Department report on deadly wildfire details need for more equipment and mutual aid plans

Maui Fire Department report on deadly wildfire details need for more equipment and mutual aid plans

HONOLULU (AP) — When wildfires broke out across Maui last August, some firefighters carried victims piggyback over downed power lines to safety and sheltered survivors inside their engines.
Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear arguments in Democratic governor's suit against GOP-led Legislature

Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear arguments in Democratic governor's suit against GOP-led Legislature

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court will hear a case on Wednesday that pits Democratic Gov. Tony Evers against the Republican-controlled Legislature in a fight that could have a broad impact on how state government functions.
Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders in the US more likely to believe in climate change: AP-NORC poll

Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders in the US more likely to believe in climate change: AP-NORC poll

Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in the United States are more likely than the overall adult population to believe in human-caused climate change, according to a new poll.
Crop-rich California region will fall under state monitoring to preserve groundwater flow

Crop-rich California region will fall under state monitoring to preserve groundwater flow

California officials voted Tuesday to step in to monitor groundwater use in part of the crop-rich San Joaquin Valley in a first-of-its-kind move that comes a decade after local communities were tasked with managing the precious but strained resource.
Parts of central US hit by severe storms, while tornadoes strike in Kansas and Iowa

Parts of central US hit by severe storms, while tornadoes strike in Kansas and Iowa

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Strong storms caused damage in parts of the middle U.S. Tuesday and spawned tornadoes in Kansas and Iowa, including one that left two people hurt. An EF-1 tornado touched down shortly after 6 a.m.
US court rejects a request by tribes to block $10B energy transmission project in Arizona

US court rejects a request by tribes to block $10B energy transmission project in Arizona

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.
Plumbing problem at Glen Canyon Dam brings new threat to Colorado River system

Plumbing problem at Glen Canyon Dam brings new threat to Colorado River system

ATLANTA (AP) — Plumbing problems at the dam holding back the second-largest reservoir in the U.S. are spurring concerns about future water delivery issues to Southwestern states supplied by the Colorado River.
Ecuador rations electricity as drought persists in the northern Andes

Ecuador rations electricity as drought persists in the northern Andes

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador on Tuesday began to ration electricity in the country's main cities as a drought linked to the El Niño weather pattern depletes reservoirs and limits output at hydroelectric plants that produce about 75% of the nation’s
Maui Fire Department report on deadly wildfire details need for more equipment and mutual aid plans

Maui Fire Department report on deadly wildfire details need for more equipment and mutual aid plans

HONOLULU (AP) — When wildfires broke out across Maui last August, some firefighters carried victims piggyback over downed power lines to safety and sheltered survivors inside their engines.