- Dzeko scores as Roma beats Carpi 3-1 to move 3rd in Serie A Updated: Feb-12-16 4:59 pm
MODENA, Italy - Edin Dzeko broke his goalscoring drought to help Roma win 3-1 at relegation-threatened Carpi and move provisionally third in Serie A on Friday.
- Waterbury celebrates new town offices as more Irene recovery Updated: Feb-12-16 2:34 pm
WATERBURY, Vermont - The town of Waterbury is celebrating another milestone in its yearslong recovery from flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irene.
- Iginla scores twice, Avalanche beat Senators 4-3 Updated: Feb-11-16 11:56 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario - The Colorado Avalanche solidified their standing on the playoff bubble. The Ottawa Senators fell even further behind in a crowded pack.
- Christie seeks federal relief for January snowstorm Updated: Feb-11-16 4:41 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie is asking the federal government for disaster assistance to help New Jersey pay for last month's winter storm.
- Army Corps Engineers denies funding for Red River study Updated: Feb-11-16 8:15 am
SHREVEPORT, Louisiana - The U.S. Army Corps Engineers has denied funding for a study of Red River which was requested in response to flooding in June.
- Tupelo school system moves forward on building safe rooms Updated: Feb-11-16 6:30 am
TOPELO, Mississippi - The Tupelo Public School District is moving forward with construction of storm shelters at three elementary schools.
- House bill provides $40M in aid to flood-devastated farmers Updated: Feb-10-16 3:29 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina farmers devastated by last fall's flooding could get up to $40 million in state aid to stay afloat under legislation advancing in the House.
- Few oil-gas companies say they can't meet new flood rules Updated: Feb-10-16 2:25 pm
DENVER - Only four of the estimated 500 oil and gas companies operating in Colorado say they can't meet the April 1 deadline to implement new safety rules to limit spills during major floods, according to regulators.
- Corps of Engineers to study Souris River flood protection Updated: Feb-10-16 10:00 am
MINOT, North Dakota - Long-term flood protection for Minot and the Souris River Basin is among a select group of projects the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to study this year.
- Horvat's 2 points lead Canucks past Avalanche 3-1 Updated: Feb-10-16 12:44 am
DENVER - The Vancouver Canucks got defensive Tuesday night to help stop their four-game skid.
- UN: Number of Haitians needing food aid spikes amid drought Updated: Feb-09-16 6:20 pm
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Drought-stricken Haiti is grappling with its most serious food crisis in 15 years as the number of people in need of urgent food aid has recently spiked, the head of the U.N. World Food Program's country office said Tuesday.
- Okay to turn burned high school into public storm shelter Updated: Feb-09-16 5:24 pm
OKAY, Oklahoma - The remains of a school destroyed by a fire nearly 30 years ago are being converted into a storm shelter.
- Obama declares 25 Texas counties federal disaster areas Updated: Feb-09-16 11:56 am
AUSTIN, Texas - More than two dozen Texas counties are now eligible for federal help following deadly end-of-December blizzards and tornadoes.
- Good Washington snowpack raises hopes of calmer fire season Updated: Feb-08-16 5:51 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - Mountain snowpack came in above normal in Washington state, raising hopes the normally soggy state will not repeat last year's drought conditions that helped fuel the worst wildfire season in its history, a federal agency said Monday.
- An icky new hero: Roach-like robots may help in disasters Updated: Feb-08-16 5:07 pm
WASHINGTON - When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach.
- Federal auditors question Tuscaloosa twister funding Updated: Feb-08-16 1:21 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - Federal auditors say Tuscaloosa improperly received more than $1 million in aid following the monster tornado that struck in 2011.
- Counties declared disaster areas after severe weather Updated: Feb-06-16 5:15 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Dozens of Arkansas counties have been declared disaster areas by President Barack Obama after severe weather and flooding inundated the state between December and January.
- State urging residents to have earthquake preparedness plan Updated: Feb-06-16 10:35 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The state's Department of Emergency Management is urging residents and business owners to develop an earthquake preparedness plan.
- Obama signs Louisiana emergency declaration Updated: Feb-05-16 8:43 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - President Barack Obama has declared an emergency in Louisiana in areas affected by flooding that occurred Dec. 28 through Feb. 1.
- 2 Oklahoma agencies looking to hire earthquake scientists Updated: Feb-05-16 6:43 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Two Oklahoma agencies grappling with the increasing number of earthquakes are looking to hire scientists to aid in their efforts.
- California drought's hardest-hit may need years of support Updated: Feb-05-16 4:00 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A new state analysis warns that some sectors hit hardest by California's drought may still need help long after the current dry spell ends.
- Weather service reports minor flooding along Monocacy River Updated: Feb-04-16 3:44 pm
FREDERICK, Maryland - The National Weather Service is reporting minor flooding along the Monocacy (mah-NAH'-kah-see) River near Frederick due to recent heavy rain and relatively warm temperatures after last month's blizzard.
- UN panel: Too often only half of aid money get to the needy Updated: Feb-03-16 10:20 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Too often only half of the money from donors is getting to the millions of people devastated by conflicts and natural disasters who desperately need humanitarian aid, the co-chair of a U.N.-appointed panel said Wednesday.
- Correction: Disaster Funds-Audit story Updated: Feb-03-16 4:04 pm
SAN DIEGO - In a story Feb. 1 about an audit of disaster relief funds, The Associated Press misidentified the federal agency that audited the city of San Diego. The agency was the Office of Inspector General, not the General Accounting Office.
- Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling to conduct active shooter drill Updated: Feb-03-16 4:35 am
WASHINGTON - The Navy says military personnel at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington are holding an active-shooter drill as part of their anti-terrorism training.