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The Federal Reserve is signaling that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low for a considerable period because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar. The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low for a considerable period because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar.
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The remnants of Tropical Storm Odile moved into Arizona on Wednesday and threatened to swamp some areas with 5 inches of rain in the second blast of hurricane-related weather to hit the desert region in the past two weeks. Sandbags were a hot commodity across Arizona, with traffic backed up at two parks in Tucson where they were being given out.
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12, 2014 file photo, Brazil's President and Workers Party presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Sao Goncalo, metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro. . FILE- In this Aug. 30, 2014, file photo, Marina Silva, Brazilian Socialist Party presidential candidate, campaigns in the Rocinha slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Ruben Rodriguez, 70, of Victorville, dances to live music while waving the Mexican flag during Mexican Independence Day at Olvera Street in Los Angeles on Tuesday. LOS ANGELES >> Four decades ago Ruben Rodriguez, 70, moved from New York to Los Angeles.
15, 2014. . People loot a convenience store destroyed by Hurricane Odile, in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, Sept.
A troubled transgender girl whose imprisonment in Connecticut without criminal charges raised an outcry among her advocates escaped from custody Tuesday, state officials said. Connecticut state officials say a troubled transgender girl has been located by police several hours after she escaped from a treatment program.
16, 2014 in Mesa, Ariz. . Miguel Jimenez loads free sandbags to protect his home, Tuesday, Sept.
15, 2014. . Smoke and haze from a wildfire more than 50 miles away darkens the sky over a shopping center parking lot in Sparks, Nev., late Sunday afternoon, Sept.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on Tuesday overhauling the state's management of its groundwater supply, bringing it in line with other states that have long regulated their wells. Groundwater makes up nearly 60 percent of California's water use during dry years.
U.S. government scientists are launching winged drones into Hurricane Edouard, hoping to collect data that could help forecasters understand what makes some storms strengthen into monsters while others fade away. This week's launches mark the first time that unmanned aircraft have been dispatched from "hurricane hunter" planes flying through Atlantic tropical storms.
The 6 Storm Team expects a weak upper level disturbance will keep a mostly cloudy sky in the forecast tonight and part of Tuesday with a few patchy light showers.
As the dog days of August have transitioned into the milder September weather before the much cooler fall days arrive, it's the perfect time to uncork some of those chilled white wines that pair beautifully with the lighter fare and other summertime favorite foods.
Odile weakened to a tropical storm Monday night after blazing a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja California Peninsula that leveled everything from ramshackle homes to luxury hotels, and left entire neighborhoods as disaster zones. About 30,000 tourists were being put up in temporary shelters in hotels and Los Cabos international airport remained closed.
As the region's heat wave lingered into a new week, a red flag warning denoting a risk of wildfire was in effect in much of Southern California today, along with an excessive heat warning intended to focus the attention of residents on the need to protect themselves from “dangerously hot weather.” “A strong ridge of high pressure will maintain very hot weather and near-record temperatures through Tuesday over much of the area,” the National Weather Service said in a statement.
The death of an Iowa teenager who was sucked into a storm drain during flash flooding this summer has focused attention on the dangers of the large flood-control pipes and culverts used all over the country. The death of an Iowa teenager who was sucked into a storm drain during flash flooding this summer has focused attention on the dangers of the large flood-control pipes and culverts used all over the country.
After a disappointingly cool and wet August, warm weather coming northwards from the Mediterranean is set to send temperatures rocketing over the coming week. Forecasters predict sunshine will bathe large parts of the UK over the next few days, with temperatures in the South and West reaching 25C or even 26C .
When a 17-year-old student named Logan Blake was sucked into an Iowa storm drain and died during flash flooding this summer, the news brought up painful memories 1,000 miles away. When a 17-year-old student named Logan Blake was sucked into an Iowa storm drain and died during flash flooding this summer, the news brought up painful memories 1,000 miles away.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:20 pm
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