Kidsplaining: 7 ways to eat a slice of pizza

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The fine folks at Lucky Slice Pizza shared a video on “The 7 Styles of Eating Pizza,”...


Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport

Britain Lightning Storms

LONDON (AP) — British meteorologists said thousands of lightning strikes hit the U.K. during a powerful overnight thunderstorm, and a London-area airport reported flight disruptions Sunday after an aircraft refueling system was damaged. London Stansted Airport said that a lightning strike disabled...


The Latest: Alberto stronger on move toward US Gulf Coast

Tropical Weather

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Subtropical Storm Alberto has gained strength as it approaches the northern Gulf Coast. Forecasters say Alberto was centered about 195 miles (315 kilometers) west of Tampa, Florida, at 7:30 p.m. EDT. It is...


The Latest: Official 'heartbroken' by flood devastation

Maryland Flash Flooding

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — The Latest on Sunday’s flash flooding in Maryland (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A Maryland official, Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman, says authorities aren’t aware of any fatalities or missing people after a devastating flash flood struck a community in that state....


Authorities: Flash flood surges through Maryland community

Maryland Flash Flooding

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Flash floods struck a Maryland city on Sunday that had been wracked by similar devastation two years earlier, prompting emergency rescues as raging waters engulfed cars and rose above the first floor of some buildings, authorities said. News outlets showed local photos and...


Maryland governor heading to community hit by flash flooding, declares state of emergency

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Maryland governor heading to community hit by flash flooding, declares state of emergency in stricken area.


Soldiers recall carnage of Alaska WWII battle 75 years later

Battle of Attu Anniversary

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — William Roy Dover’s memory of the World War II battle is as sharp as it was 75 years ago, even though it’s been long forgotten by most everyone else. His first sergeant rousted him from his pup tent around 2 a.m. when word came the Japanese were attacking and had maybe even...


Oral injuries lead to recall of Spam, other Hormel product

AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is recalling more than 228,000 pounds of Spam and another product made by Minnesota-based Hormel after four consumers complained about metal objects in the food. The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service says the canned chicken and pork in...


Besides lava and ash, Hawaii volcano is pumping out 'vog'

Hawaii Volcano Vog

HONOLULU (AP) — Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has had it all over the past three weeks: molten rock shooting toward the sky, lava oozing from the ground and ash clouds rising miles into the air. You can also add “vog” to the mix. Scientists say higher sulfur dioxide emissions recorded at...


Visa woes have summer businesses looking to Puerto Ricans

Seasonal Worker Visas

PHIPPSBURG, Maine (AP) — Frustrated by red tape and visa limits on foreign workers, tourism businesses from Maine to Missouri are turning to Puerto Ricans who are fleeing a shattered economy and devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. Bob Smith, owner of Sebasco Harbor Resort in Phippsburg, hired a...


Say goodbye to school year in style

TX. Campfire

When school’s out for the summer, how do you celebrate? Some of our TX. staffers share their favorite end-of-the-school-year traditions, be they things to do with friends or events at their Northern Utah high schools. • From sunsets to sobs Aside from holding a yearbook signing stomp...

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