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  • New York building collapse follows explosion, injures 12

    New York building collapse: Several insect pesticide canisters, so-called 'bug bombs,' were found in an apartment inside the Chinatown location. Four firefighters were among the injured in the New York building collapse.

  • Manitou Springs mudslide closes road in Coloroado

    Manitou Springs mudslide: A four-mile stretch of US 24 in Colorado was closed Wednesday afternoon after a thunderstorm sent rocks, mud, debris, and running water rushing down part of a canyon. No injuries have been immediately reported from the Manitou Springs mudslide.

  • South Fork fire forces town to evacuate

    South Fork fire threatens to engulf the Colorado tourist town as officials evacuate 400 residents and visitors. In South Fork, fire crews are working to save cabins and homes from the approaching blaze. 

  • Top 5 weather apps

    Rain, shine, snow, or sleet, our top 5 weather apps can help you make the most of whatever weather you’re up against.

  • Opinion Dear friends in Oklahoma: Hope will find you

    In Alabama, we have an idea of what you are going through in the Oklahoma community of Moore. We continue to recover from the tornado that destroyed much of our city, Tuscaloosa, in 2011. If there's one thing we learned, it's that hope will find you, even when you can't find it.

  • Kellie Pickler: How she won Dancing With the Stars (+video)

    Kellie Pickler, a country music singer, won the 16th season of Dancing With The Stars. Kellie Pickler beat out NFL player Jacoby Jones, former Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman, and Disney Channel star Zendaya for the DWTS title.

  • Oklahoma tornado: Where the financial relief will come from

    It will take more than $1 billion in insurance payouts and relief aid to help rebuild Moore, Okla., in the wake of Monday’s devastating tornado. Here’s where the money will come from, and where it is likely to go.

  • USA Update Oklahoma tornadoes: how you can help (+video)

    The American Red Cross, Salvation Army, and United Way are among organizations accepting donations to help those affected by tornadoes in Moore, Okla., and nearby areas.

  • Search and rescue efforts under way in Moore, Okla. (+video)

    A monstrous tornado barreled Moore, Okla., Monday, demolishing an elementary school and a hundreds of homes. At least 24 people were killed. President Obama declared a major disaster and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts.

  • USA Update Texas tornadoes: The missing are found, more storms possible

    People missing after 16 tornadoes tore through north Texas on Wednesday have all been found alive, authorities report. As officials and residents assess the damage, they are keeping a wary eye on the weekend forecast.