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Record drought saps California honey production

Record drought saps California honey production

In this Wednesday, July 16, 2014 photo, Gene Brandi inspects one of his beehives in Los Banos, Calif. The state is traditionally one of the country’s biggest honey producers, with abundant crops and wildflowers that provide nectar that bees turn into honey. But a three-year drought has left …

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36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

In this aerial photo, a rescue helicopter hovers over an area devastated by a massive landslide in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. A several people died and at least a dozen are missing after rain-sodden hills in the outskirts of Hiroshima gave way early Wednesday in seve…

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36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

High school boys watch rescue workers search for their missing classmate after a massive landslide swept through residential areas in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris early Wednesday in the outskirts of Hiros…

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36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

In this aerial photo, rescue workers search for survivors in an area devastated by a massive landslide which swept through residential areas in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. A several people died and at least a dozen were missing after rain-sodden hills in the outskirts…

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36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

In this aerial photo, rescue workers search for survivors after a massive landslide swept through residential areas in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. A several people died and at least a dozen were missing after rain-sodden hills in the outskirts of Hiroshima gave way ea…

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36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

In this aerial photo, houses are heavily damaged after a massive landslide swept through residential areas in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. A several people died and at least a dozen are missing after rain sodden hills in the outskirts of Hiroshima gave way in at least …

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36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

A man tries to walk through a flooded area by crawling over cars swept and stuck in the muddy water after a massive landslide swept through residential areas in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris early Wednesda…

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36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

Rescue workers search for survivors after a massive landslide swept through residential areas in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris early Wednesday in the outskirts of Hiroshima, killing at least 36 people, pol…

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36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

In this aerial photo, a survivor is lifted by a rescue helicopter from an area devastated by a massive landslide in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. A several people died and at least a dozen are missing after rain-sodden hills in the outskirts of Hiroshima gave way early …

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36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

In this aerial photo, rescue workers are seen on the mud-covered ground as they search for survivors after a massive landslide swept through residential areas in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris early Wednesd…

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36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

TOKYO (AP) — Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday on the outskirts of Hiroshima city, killing at least 36 people and leaving seven missing, Japanese police said.

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Some evacuees of Yosemite-area fire can go home

Some evacuees of Yosemite-area fire can go home

OAKHURST, Calif. — Firefighters gained ground Tuesday on a blaze in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, allowing some of the 1,000 people who fled the flames to return to their homes.

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Some evacuees of Yosemite-area fire can go home

Some evacuees of Yosemite-area fire can go home

A child’s bike sits among the ruins of a home along Highway 41 outside Oakhurst, California. The wildfire forced about 1,000 people from their homes near Yosemite National Park.

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Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

In this image made from a video provided by ABC15 TV, a rescue worker from a helicopter reaches down to residents of a flooded house in New River, Ariz., north of Phoenix, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. The area was flooded after several inches of rain pummeled the state. (AP Photo/ABC15 TV)

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Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

Flash flood waters from the overrun Skunk Creek flood I-10, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in northwestern Phoenix. Flooding from heavy rain in the Phoenix area has forced authorities to close several major roads, including a portion of Interstate 17 about 25 miles north of the city. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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Floods force daring rescues in Phoenix area

Floods force daring rescues in Phoenix area

Areas north of Phoenix received more than 4.5 inches of rain.

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Bodies of 19 firefighters killed in Prescott-area blaze are recovered

YARNELL, Ariz. — The bodies of 19 members of an elite firefighting crew killed after being overrun by an Arizona wildfire have been retrieved from the mountain where they died.

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