Hurricane Isaac: One year later

Isaac barely had hurricane-strength winds when it blew ashore southwest of New Orleans a year ago, but its effects are still apparent in coastal areas where it flooded thousands of homes.

Photos: Wildfire rages near Yosemite

Hundreds of firefighters have been deployed to protect communities in the path of the Rim Fire raging north of Yosemite National Park.

Photos: Torrential rains deluge the Philippines

Some of the Philippines’ heaviest rains on record fell for a second day, turning the capital’s roads into rivers and trapping tens of thousands of people in homes and shelters.

Craig Beach Fire

Photos: Craig Beach Fire

Two houses on Afton Avenue were mostly destroyed by a fire that broke out at about 10 a.m. Tuesday.…
WaterFire Sharon

Photos: WaterFire

Thousands gather in downtown Sharon for the lighting of the WaterFire Sharon floating water flames. …

Photos: Florida gas plant explosion

A series of explosions rocked a central Florida propane gas plant and sent “boom after boom after boom” through the neighborhood around it.

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Photos: Rainbows

After the rain, you can always hope for colorful rainbows to appear in the sky. Residents report pictures of rainbows throughout the viewing area.…
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Photos: Severe Storm

Residents report severe storm photos throughout the viewing area.…

Photos: Meet the prince

Britain’s Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge make first appearance with their newborn son.

Photos: Royal baby mania

The baby will be third in line to become Britain’s monarch, after Prince Charles and Prince William.

Mason Street Niles raid

Photos: Niles raid

Law enforcement agents raided a home in Niles on suspicion of child porn downloading. …
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Photos: Odd laws

Several odd laws are on the book in the Mahoning Valley and in Ohio and Pennsylvania. …