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North Carolina orders new U.S. House election after 'tainted' vote

3:59pm EST

North Carolina's elections board on Thursday ordered a new election for a U.S. House seat after officials said corruption surrounding absentee ballots tainted the results of a 2018 vote that has embarrassed the Republican Party. | Video

Monster mudslides, water rescues as storm punishes California

Feb 15 2019

Motorists swam for their lives and residents were rescued from homes sliding downhill as the wettest winter storm of the year triggered floods and mudslides across California on Thursday. | Video

Mudslide risk from California storm forces hundreds to evacuate

Feb 13 2019

Hundreds of California residents were ordered to evacuate their homes on Wednesday as rain from a powerful Pacific storm raised the risk of mudslides in areas hit by recent wildfires.

'Pineapple Express' from Hawaii set to soak California

Feb 13 2019

California is bracing for its wettest storm of the winter as the "Pineapple Express" is set to dump up to 8 inches (20 cm) of rain and 8 feet (2.44 m) of snow on areas of the state, raising risks of flooding and mudslides, meteorologists said.

'Pineapple Express' storm douses California with rain, snow

Feb 13 2019

A Pacific storm system known as the "Pineapple Express" threatened to dump up to 8 inches (20 cm) of rain and 8 feet (2.44 m) of snow on areas of California, raising risks of flooding and mudslides, meteorologists said on Wednesday.

'Pineapple Express' storm douses California with rain, snow

Feb 13 2019

Feb 13 A Pacific storm system known as the "Pineapple Express" threatened to dump up to 8 inches (20 cm) of rain and 8 feet (2.44 m) of snow on areas of California, raising risks of flooding and mudslides, meteorologists said on Wednesday.

'Disgusting' razor wire must go, say U.S. border city residents

Feb 08 2019

When Sherrie Nixon saw the six strands of razor wire strung along the U.S.-Mexico border fence in her Arizona city, she said she wanted to cry.

Blackface scandals highlight U.S.'s troubled racial past - and present

Feb 07 2019

The painful history of blackface in America was highlighted this week as two top Virginia Democrats came under fire after admitting to having blackened their faces to resemble African-Americans while in college in the 1980s.

'We know how to survive,' but U.S. shutdown cuts deep for Native Americans

Jan 29 2019

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D./TAOS, N.M. The Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma used a GoFundMe page and its own money to feed its many members who were furloughed or worked without pay during the U.S. government shutdown.

'We know how to survive,' but U.S. shutdown cut deep for Native Americans

Jan 29 2019

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D./TAOS, N.M. The Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma used a GoFundMe page and its own money to feed its many members who were furloughed or worked without pay during the U.S. government shutdown.

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