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Homes flood as Missouri River overtops, breaches levees
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Hundreds of homes have flooded in northwest Missouri after the Missouri River overtopped and breached several levees following heavy rain and snowmelt upstream, local officials said Monday.
Mar 18 3:33PM AP

The Latest: Up to 500 homes damaged in 1 Nebraska county
ST. LOUIS (AP) The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local):
Mar 17 9:39PM AP

The Latest: Multiple record crests in Nebraska flooding
ST. LOUIS (AP) The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local):
Mar 17 8:13PM AP

Massive fire at casket company under control, 5 hurt
BOSTON (AP) Firefighters in Boston are continuing to pour water on hot spots after battling a nine-alarm fire at a building where caskets are built.
Mar 16 2:05PM AP

The Latest: Upper Midwest interstates beginning to reopen
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) The Latest on a powerful storm system moving through the Midwest (all times local):
Mar 15 2:47PM AP

Late-winter storm moves to Upper Midwest; flooding remains
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) A late-winter storm system continued its trek across the Midwest, expecting to send rain and snow into Minnesota and Illinois on Friday after leaving devastating flooding in parts of eastern Nebraska and Iowa.
Mar 15 5:22AM AP

Late-winter storm hits Midwest after paralyzing Colorado
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) A blizzard that paralyzed parts of Colorado and Wyoming barreled into the Midwest on Thursday, bringing whiteout conditions to western Nebraska and dumping heavy rain that prompted evacuations in communities farther east.
Mar 14 7:27PM AP

Stove fire forces evacuation of Lincoln University dormitory
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) No injuries were reported after a stove fire forced the evacuation of a dormitory at Lincoln University in Jefferson City.
Mar 14 12:11PM AP

Islamic State group calls on followers to avenge Syria siege
BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) Besieged in their last foothold in eastern Syria, Islamic State militants issued a defiant message calling on supporters around the world to carry out attacks in their defense. The once mighty group tried to enshrine an image for the future after defeat, depicting its crumbling domain as the one place ruled by "God's law" and promising it would one day be victorious.
Mar 12 5:49PM AP

More rain possible for rivers as Tennessee looks to recovery
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Officials across the Tennessee and lower Mississippi valleys prepared Friday for more rainfall that could add water to already-overflowing rivers, while Mississippi officials ordered evacuations and closed roads as water continues to rise behind a levee.
Mar 9 12:13AM AP

The Latest: Evacuation ordered in Mississippi flooding
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Latest on flooding in the Deep South (all times local):
Mar 8 10:24PM AP

San Francisco gas explosion shoots fire that burns buildings
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A gas explosion in a San Francisco neighborhood shot flames into the air for hours Wednesday and burned five buildings, sending panicked residents and workers fleeing into the streets.
Feb 7 2:17AM AP

New storm brings risk of blizzard to Northern California
LOS ANGELES (AP) Another Pacific storm was set to hit California on Wednesday, bringing a threat of mudslides to the site of the deadliest wildfire in state history and a rare blizzard warning in the Sierra Nevada.
Jan 16 6:54AM AP