TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — In a story Nov. 10 about Typhoon Haiyan, The Associated Press incorrectly reported that a tsunami in the south in 1976 killed 5,791 people. The actual number is 4,791 dead, according to a 1978 study by the Special Committee on Tsunami Warning System of the National Committee on Marine Sciences, National Science Development Board.
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A storm system swept through parts of New Mexico on Thursday and dumped up to 6 inches of snow across the state, closing some schools and causing dangerous driving conditions and crashes, including one that critically injured a sheriff’s sergeant.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — With the wind chill falling to almost minus 40, Steve Hendershot’s mind was elsewhere Thursday as he and his crew of roustabouts worked an oil rig in North Dakota’s booming oil patch.
TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — The Texarkana Bowl is being postponed because of wintery weather.
WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — More than a dozen Chicago Bears headed to central Illinois to help with cleanup efforts in the tornado-ravaged community of Washington and meet with members of the community’s high school football team.