• Wheels of justice in Texas slowed down by damage from Harvey

    HOUSTON (AP) — Damaged courtrooms. Delays in trials. Backlog of cases. A lack of jurors.

  • What Puerto Rico is doing to get the power back after storm

    BARCELONETA, Puerto Rico (AP) — Electrical linemen descend from helicopters, balancing on steel girders 90 feet high on transmission towers in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, far from any road. At the same time, crews fan out across the battered island, erecting light poles and power lines in a block by block slog.

  • ‘Breaking Bad’ actors will host fundraiser for Puerto Rico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two actors from the hit series “Breaking Bad” will host an Albuquerque fundraiser next week for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

  • Georgia Tech, Georgia State to play exhibition on Oct. 28

    ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech will play Georgia State in an exhibition game to raise funds for victims of recent hurricanes.

  • Puerto Rico youth stranded with school still out from storm

    HATILLO, Puerto Rico (AP) — Alanys Arroyo and her little brothers have been cooped up in a school for weeks, but they aren’t in class. They’ve been living in a campus-turned-shelter in western Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria flooded their home and destroyed their belongings, trying to pass the time while their family waits for help to replace the apartment it lost in the storm.

  • The Latest: Number of fire evacuees drops by more than half

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):

  • Lighter winds help crews gain on California wildfires

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Tom and Catherine Andrews live on the edge of devastation.

  • In Harvey-hit county, some in GOP newly confront the climate

    PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped a year’s worth of rain on his town, drowning this church where he was baptized, met his high school sweetheart and later married her.

  • Texans hit hard by Hurricane Harvey rethink climate change

    PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — Jefferson County, Texas, was drowned by more than 60 inches of rain during Hurricane Harvey, which left wide swaths of the county in ruins. Last November, Jefferson flipped from voting Democratic in presidential elections to instead back Donald Trump, who has dismissed the concept of climate change as a hoax and has worked to undo regulations meant to mitigate its damage.

  • Pavlyuchenkova overcomes bad weather to win in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG (AP) — Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia won her third WTA singles title of the year on Sunday, beating Daria Gavrilova of Australia 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (3) in the Hong Kong Open final.