• Forecasters: Pacific hurricane season depends on El Nino

    HONOLULU (AP) — Forecasters say the central Pacific region around Hawaii can expect a normal or slightly above-average hurricane season, depending largely on the presence of El Nino conditions.

  • Storms pummel central US, as tornadoes kill at least 2

    ELK CITY, Okla. (AP) — Residents of an Oklahoma subdivision and a Wisconsin trailer park that were leveled by deadly tornadoes sifted through what remained of their homes and possessions Wednesday, even as forecasters warned of another round of powerful storms on the horizon.