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Bahamians look for loved ones as 1,300 missing after Dorian

They scan social media, peer under rubble, or try to follow the smell of death in an attempt to find family and friends. They search amid alarming reports that 1,300 …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 8:36 p.m.

Gonzaga fan favorite Quentin Hall maintains positive outlook after Hurricane Dorian batters Bahamas home

About the only thing Hurricane Dorian didn’t destroy or damage was Quentin Hall’s spirit. “All I can say is I’m alive and well,” the Bahamas native said in a telephone …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 1:52 p.m.

After Dorian, Bahamas tackles massive clean-up

Pastor Jeremiah Saunders stood in the golden afternoon sun and barely blinked as he debated what to pick out from the ruins of the church he built 22 years ago …

Spokane fly fisherman ties flies, sparks national movement, to help Hurricane Dorian victims

It was a simple calculation. “My ability to tie flies and sell them far outpaces my ability to write big checks.”

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019, 7:06 p.m.

Tentative list of the missing in Bahamas has 2,500 names

An estimated 2,500 people are listed as missing in the Bahamas in Hurricane Dorian’s aftermath, the government said Wednesday. But it cautioned that the names have yet to be checked …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 5:44 p.m.

NOAA chief thanks Alabama weather office in Dorian forecast

The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration both defended the administration on Tuesday and thanked a local weather office that contradicted President Donald Trump’s claims about Hurricane Dorian …

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 8:17 p.m.

Cantwell wants hearings on political pressure on scientists

Sen. Maria Cantwell calls for committee hearings on whether Trump administration is trying to “undermine science.”

Hurricane Dorian likely whipped up a 100-foot rogue wave near Newfoundland

While Dorian was pulling away from the United States Saturday night, parts of the Canadian Maratimes were getting battered with 100 mph wind gusts. But Dorian’s most terrifying feat in …

Leonard Pitts Jr.: We are living the fable of the emperor’s new clothes

President Trump’s follow-up to allegations of an altered weather chart was both predictable and pathetic.

Dorian lashes east Canada at hurricane force most of Sunday

The storm that already walloped the Virgin Islands, Bahamas and North Carolina has lashed at far-eastern Canada with hurricane-force winds for much of Sunday, knocking out power to hundreds of …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019, 8:37 p.m.

Dorian topples crane, knocks out power in eastern Canada

Dorian turns north and begins lashing parts of eastern Canada

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 9:38 p.m.

Agency reverses course on Trump’s Alabama hurricane claim

A federal agency is reversing course on the question of whether President Donald Trump tweeted stale information Sunday about Hurricane Dorian potentially hitting Alabama

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 5:43 p.m.

‘Only animals can live here’: Storm victims await evacuation

Large numbers of storm victims in the Bahamas are trying to get off the hurricane-devastated islands

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 4:44 p.m.

Dorian’s floodwaters trap people in attics in North Carolina

Hundreds of people are feared trapped by high water on North Carolina’s Outer Banks after Hurricane Dorian swept through with more fury than expected

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 8:39 p.m.

Dorian grazes Carolina coast, aims for Outer Banks

Hurricane Dorian sideswiped the Carolinas with shrieking winds, tornadoes and sideways rain Thursday as it closed in for a possible direct hit on the dangerously exposed Outer Banks. At least …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 9:37 p.m.

Dorian, back to a Category 3 hurricane, creeps up U.S. coast

A force still to be reckoned with: Hurricane Dorian begins sideswiping Southeast U.S. seaboard, threatening to swamp low-lying coastal regions

Dorian creeps up southeast U.S. coast; near-record storm surge feared

Weakened but still deadly, Hurricane Dorian crept up the sooutheastern coast of the United States on Wednesday and millions were ordered to evacuate as forecasters said near-record levels of seawater …

Miami’s Bahamian ties inspire relief effort after Dorian

Spared from the wrath of Hurricane Dorian, people in South Florida are donating water, food and household supplies in a relief effort spearheaded by descendants of some of Miami’s earliest …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 7:58 p.m.

‘Total devastation’: Hurricane slams parts of the Bahamas

Practically parking itself over the Bahamas for over a day and a half, Hurricane Dorian pounded away at the islands Tuesday in a watery onslaught that devastated thousands of homes, …

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 2, 2019, 8:45 p.m.

Dorian triggers massive flooding in Bahamas; at least 5 dead

Hurricane Dorian unleashed massive flooding across the Bahamas on Monday, pummeling the islands with so much wind and water that authorities urged people to find floatation devices and grab hammers …

Dorian strikes Bahamas as dangerous Category 5 storm

Hurricane Dorian struck the northern Bahamas as a catastrophic Category 5 storm, its 185 mph winds ripping off roofs and tearing down power lines as hundreds hunkered in schools, churches …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 9:01 p.m.

Hurricane Dorian gains fury but might skirt Florida coast

Hurricane Dorian has strengthened into a Category 4 hurricane as it menaces Florida’s eastern coast with a potentially devastating direct hit

Florida waits: Hurricane Dorian is looking increasingly dire

Unsure of where Hurricane Dorian might strike, Florida residents watched the increasingly dire forecast with a sense of helplessness Friday and braced for what could be the most powerful storm …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 3:34 p.m.

Hurricane Dorian prompts move of Boise State-FSU game

The season opener between Boise State and Florida State will be played in Tallahassee because of the threat of Hurricane Dorian. Officials moved the game out of Jacksonville two days …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 11:14 a.m.

Hurricane on track for Florida after strike in Caribbean

Hurricane Dorian posed an increasing menace to Florida as it pushed over open waters Thursday after leaving limited damage in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, 8:56 p.m.

Dorian aims for U.S., causes limited damage in Caribbean

Hurricane Dorian causes limited damage in Caribbean, aims for US as potential dangerous storm.