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Brian Snyder

Volunteers rush to aid survivors after Hurricane Michael

Oct 24 2018

FOUNTAIN, Fla. After a fitful night of throbbing abdominal pain, curled up in a ball inside her hurricane-battered home trying to wish away the agony, 21-year-old Angelena Sawyer could barely function, let alone tend to her infant daughter.

Power, phone outages hamper hurricane recovery one week after storm

Oct 17 2018

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. A week after Hurricane Michael battered Florida's Gulf Coast with record fury, the full extent of devastation and loss of life remained unclear on Wednesday, as disruptions to phone, power and transportation systems hindered the disaster recovery.

More than a thousand remain missing a week after Hurricane Michael

Oct 17 2018

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. More than a thousand people were still missing on Wednesday a week after Hurricane Michael flattened communities across the Florida Panhandle, killing at least 27.

Death toll from Florida hurricane at least 27, hundreds missing

Oct 16 2018

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. Rescue teams searched ravaged areas of Florida's Panhandle on Tuesday for hundreds of people reported missing nearly a week after Hurricane Michael flattened communities in the region and killed at least 27.

Boston suburbs gas pipeline accident biggest since 2010

Sep 14 2018

ANDOVER, Mass. Some 8,000 people in Boston's suburbs had little hope of returning home soon as investigators scrambled on Friday to find out the cause of dozens of gas explosions that destroyed scores of homes in the biggest such accident in nearly a decade. | Video

Cleanup of Massachusetts Chipotle complete after norovirus scare

Mar 09 2016

BILLERICA, Mass./LOS ANGELES Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc received praise for its handling of potential norovirus infections at a Boston-area restaurant, as sick employees stayed home and the burrito chain quickly cleaned the restaurant. | Video

Pastor-politician slain in Charleston is mourned at state capitol

Jun 24 2015

COLUMBIA The body of Rev. Clementa Pinckney, the state senator and pastor gunned down with eight others at a historic black church in Charleston, was taken on Wednesday to the South Carolina capitol to lie in state inside the rotunda.

Standing in JFK’s shadow

Nov 19 2013

For the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination in Dallas in 1963, I culled some photographs from the museum's archives, and set about finding the exact same scene today.

An eternity with Mitt Romney

Oct 06 2012

Here’s something almost everyone who covers a U.S. Presidential campaign says or thinks, “That event yesterday/last week/last month seems like an eternity ago.” That’s certainly how Mitt Romney’s formal announcement of his candidacy at Scamman Farm in Stratham, New Hampshire June 2, 2011 seems.

Mitt Romney: Then and now

Feb 02 2012

While Romney ultimately lost the race against Senator Kennedy, I covered his victory rally in September 20, 1994 when he won the Republican primary. Some things have changed since then and but much has not.

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