AP Top U.S. News at 7:32 p.m. EDT

AP Top U.S. News at 7:32 p.m. EDT

Nations rush to help islands devastated by Hurricane Irma
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- French, British and Dutch military authorities rushed aid to a devastated string of Caribbean islands Thursday after Hurricane Irma left at least 11 people dead and thousands homeless as it spun toward Florida for what could be a catastrophic blow this weekend....
09/25/2017 04:19 AM
AP Exclusive: Most Florida flood zone property not insured
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida, an Associated Press analysis shows a steep drop in flood insurance across the state, including the areas most endangered by what could be a devastating storm surge....
09/25/2017 04:19 AM
Traffic nightmare as 500K people told to leave South Florida
MIAMI (AP) -- The race to flee Hurricane Irma became a marathon nightmare for many as more than a half-million people were ordered to leave South Florida on Thursday....
09/25/2017 04:19 AM
Appeals court: Grandparents not part of Trump's travel ban
SEATTLE (AP) -- A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected the Trump administration's limited view of who is allowed into the United States under the president's travel ban, saying grandparents, cousins and similarly close relations of people in the U.S. should not be prevented from coming to the country....
09/25/2017 04:19 AM
Irma looms as the mythical 'Big One' Florida has long feared
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- They call it the Big One - a mythic, massive hurricane that would obliterate the densely populated southeast coast. And it has long been the stuff of Florida's nightmares....
09/25/2017 04:19 AM
This US wildfire season is among the worst: Here's why
DENVER (AP) -- Acrid yellow smoke clogs the skies of major Western U.S. cities, a human-caused fire races down the Columbia River Gorge toward Portland, Oregon, and a century-old backcountry chalet burns to the ground in Montana's Glacier National Park....
09/25/2017 04:19 AM
Hurricane Irma likely to be far worse than monster Andrew
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For an entire generation in South Florida, Hurricane Andrew was the monster storm that reshaped a region. Irma is likely to blow that out of the water....
09/25/2017 04:19 AM
Irma could test strength of Florida's strict building codes
MIAMI (AP) -- After a catastrophic Hurricane Andrew revealed how lax building codes had become in the country's most storm-prone state, Florida began requiring sturdier construction. Now, experts say a monstrously strong Hurricane Irma could become the most serious test of Florida's storm-worthiness since the 1992 disaster....
09/25/2017 04:19 AM
Harvey's floodwaters give way to steaming piles of garbage
HOUSTON (AP) -- Roiling waters in the streets have given way to steaming piles of garbage on the curbs....
09/25/2017 04:19 AM
'Can't confirm. Dark': Officials couldn't see danger at dam
A towering spillway at the nation's tallest dam was crumbling, and tens of thousands of people were fleeing for their lives. But as darkness fell, state officials realized dealing with the unfolding crisis in Northern California was about to get even worse: They couldn't see....
09/25/2017 04:19 AM