In Bay County, where Michael made landfall as a Category 4 storm, the sheriff said Tuesday that 12 hurricane-related deaths had been confirmed. That pushes the number of deaths linked to the storm to at least 28 people across four states.
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Important people resisted stronger codes, betting that a superstrong storm wasn’t going to come along. They lost the bet.
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William R. Fitzsimmons, dean of admissions and financial aid, outside the Office of Admissions at Harvard University. (Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard University)
William R. Fitzsimmons, dean of admissions and financial aid, outside the Office of Admissions at Harvard University. (Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard University)
An internal document shows SAT or ACT scores for applicants with “Magna” academic rating.

The decision to free the insurer from tougher federal oversight was long expected as the Trump administration seeks to roll back regulations it sees as strangling economic growth.

The Mega Millions jackpot will draw players hoping to score the second-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.

Authorities are searching for 13-year-old Jayme Closs, who went missing from her home in Barron, Wis.

She did an interview with the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank in Washington.

From riding a bike to changing your light bulbs to ordering a beanburger, individuals' daily habits can help change the world.

The spread of connected medical devices has left the health-care sector more exposed to cyberattacks.

After Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott's abrupt resignation, Gov. Bill Walker and his aides declined to give any information about Mallott's comment.

State high schools now require students to view a video on what's expected of civilians during a traffic stop before they can graduate.

A newly released list of 31 accused priests in the Archdiocese of Washington included some painful surprises: priests who had never been publicly named as abusers before.

Air Force provides an update on Tyndall Air Force base's damage

At a rally in Ohio last week, President Trump gave a shout-out to native son Ulysses S. Grant as an “incredible” Civil War general. But much of his praise focused on one aspect of the general’s servic...

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Federal health officials are investigating an increase in confirmed and possible cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like illness that can cause paralysis and mostly affects children.

Chairman Ajit Pai slammed carriers such as AT&T and Verizon for their "completely unacceptable" response to the storm.

The Llano River rose to 39.91 feet, the highest level in 83 years.

The Cherokee Nation and other indigenous communities have long been frustrated over the seizure of cultural and social ties for political maneuvering.

Some spots have seen their earliest cold and/or snow on record. Some of this cold is headed east.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos must implement regulations allowing defrauded students to cancel student debt.

The new film shows Armstrong, played by Ryan Gosling, clutching a bracelet during his historic moon walk that pays tribute to his daughter Karen, who died of a brain tumor before her third birthday.

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