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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's grand cultural boulevard, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, is gearing up for its 100th birthday. The mile-long artery connects the city's business district with sprawling Fairmount Park, and is a corridor of world-renowned museums, imposing...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The slow-moving, super-wet and especially devastating storm named Harvey is finally fizzling. Since first hitting shore near Corpus Christi, Texas, more than a week ago, the storm dumped 27 trillion gallons of rain on Texas and Louisiana — enough to cover all...
DETROIT (AP) — As Harvey moved away from Southeast Texas, aerial photos revealed thousands of cars covered by floodwaters on streets, parking lots and in driveways. By the time the water recedes, auto industry experts estimate that 500,000 to 1 million vehicles will have been...
PASADENA, Texas (AP) — The line snakes on and on, along a wall inside the shopping mall, each person in search of help after a hurricane swamped their town. As they wait, they ruminate. Samantha Cusson, a 31-year-old mother of two, found out just before Harvey hit that she's...
DETROIT (AP) — As Harvey grudgingly moved away from Southeast Texas, aerial photos revealed thousands of cars covered by floodwaters on streets, parking lots and in driveways. By the time the water recedes, auto industry experts estimate that 500,000 to 1 million vehicles will...
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Vineyards moved their wine harvest to the cool of night and transit trains slowed for fear that some of the hottest weather in San Francisco Bay Area history would warp rails, as stifling temperatures and the smoky pall of wildfires marked an unofficial end...
HOUSTON (AP) — Harvey did not discriminate in its destruction. It raged through neighborhoods rich and poor, black and white, upscale and working class. Across Houston and surrounding communities, no group sidestepped its paralyzing deluges and apocalyptic floods. "Harvey didn't...
HOUSTON (AP) — Katlyn Perkins' first announcement that something was very wrong at her home in northeast Houston came at 8:19 p.m. on Aug. 24, when she updated her Facebook status. "I'm scared." Like many 20-year-olds, Perkins lives out her life on social media. She often...
HIGHLANDS, Texas (AP) — As Dwight Chandler sipped beer and swept out the thick muck caked inside his devastated home, he worried whether Harvey's floodwaters had also washed in pollution from the old acid pit just a couple blocks away. Long a center of the nation's petrochemical...