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  • In Pacific nation of Palau, Jellyfish Lake losing namesake

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The big question at Palau's Jellyfish Lake: Where are all the jellyfish? Part of a UNESCO World Heritage area, the saltwater lake has long been a source of wonder for tourists, who have delighted in snorkeling among the millions of golden jellyfish that can fill...

  • 3,300 northern Utah homes without power after wind storm

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Thousands of residents in northern Utah and surrounding areas don't have power after a powerful wind storm hit the area over the weekend. Rocky Mountain Power spokesman David Eskelsen says about 3,300 homes still don't have electricity Monday morning following a weekend...

  • Oklahoma storms, weather updates

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 16 hr ago

    Read updates below from severe storms that moved across central Oklahoma Friday.

  • Wildfires sweep through mountain forests in north India

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Massive wildfires that have killed at least seven people in recent weeks were burning through pine forests in the mountains of northern India on Monday, including parts of two tiger reserves. With dense black smoke billowing in the skies for kilometers (miles), authorities...

  • Child killed, 8 hurt when car crosses into oncoming traffic

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say weather conditions played a major role in a collision in Philadelphia that killed a child and sent eight other people — three of them children — to hospitals. Police say a car traveling northbound with three adults and four children crossed over the center line...

  • Cambodia sending students home early to cope with heat wave

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia has shortened the school day by one hour to help students cope with a heat wave that has pushed temperatures as high as 42 degrees Celsius (107.6 degrees Fahrenheit). Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron signed the rule into effect Monday, and it will remain...

  • South Louisiana under flash flood watch until 7 p.m. Monday

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — More rain is in the forecast for a soggy south Louisiana. The ground is saturated from several days of heavy rain fall. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch until 7 p.m. Monday. A slow moving cold front puts Louisiana at a marginal risk for severe...

  • Sunny Monday in central Oklahoma with temperatures in 60s

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, May 2, 2016

    Monday will be sunny in central Oklahoma. Temperatures will be in the 60s.

  • North Carolina pair survive 5 days in New Zealand wilderness

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An American exchange student and her mother were rescued over the weekend in the New Zealand wilderness, where they were lost for five days after setting off on a day hike. A helicopter pilot spotted the large "help" signs they had made from fern fronds. After...

  • Jazz fest's last day finishes soggy, but strong

    Updated: Sun, May 1, 2016

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Wind, rain and a lightning strike beside the stage where Bonnie Raitt was singing didn't stop the soggy last day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival from rollicking to a close. Lightning hit the scaffolding for a giant TV screen showing fans the close-ups of Raitt...

  • Storms prompt tornado warnings in Illinois, Indiana

    Updated: Sun, May 1, 2016

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Meteorologists are warning strong storms could bring large hail and tornadoes to parts of Illinois and Indiana. The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch Sunday for parts of both states. In southern Illinois, a tornado warning was in effect for parts...

  • The Latest: All sing with Guthrie: 'Alice's Restaurant'

    Updated: Sun, May 1, 2016

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (all times local): 7 p.m. A standing-room-only crowd filled the Blues Tent when Arlo Guthrie began playing "Alice's Restaurant" as the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival wound to a close Sunday. Some of the crowd...