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Annoying minor floods are increasing on US coasts

07/28/2014 09:15 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday. 
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Police charge 2 men in fatal Philly carjacking
07/28/2014 06:02 PM EDT - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two men who carjacked a woman and sexually assaulted her in her SUV before plowing into a family selling fruit on a street corner, killing three children, were charged with murder on Monday, police said. Full Story

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad
07/28/2014 07:15 PM EDT - BOARDMAN, Ore. (AP) — The largest power plant in Oregon, the Boardman Coal Plant, sat idle one day earlier this summer, "cold steel" in industry parlance, its dirty power no longer wanted on an electricity grid that is becoming greener. Full Story

Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston
07/28/2014 06:50 PM EDT - REVERE, Mass. (AP) — A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado that ripped roofs off homes in suburban Boston, uprooted trees and forced businesses to close. Full Story

AP PHOTOS: Coal-exporting town fights rising seas
07/28/2014 12:15 PM EDT - NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Norfolk is trapped between the causes and consequences of global warming. The region exports more coal — and the heat-trapping pollution that comes with it — than any place in the U. Full Story

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    Gaga on Bennett duet CD: Jazz comes easier vs. pop

    NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga is a bonafide pop star, but the singer says recording jazz music was easier than pop. Full Story
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    Batkid documentary in the works

    A film about Miles Scott, the 5-year-old who stole the hearts of millions when he “saved Gotham” as part of a Make-a Wish Foundation event in San Francisco, is underway, but needs funds to be finished; a trailer has aired at Comic-Con.