Three months after a hurricane devastated Barbuda and everybody left, little is back to normal

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Three months after hurricanes forced the evacuation of Barbuda, only 350 people -- or less than 20 percent of the population -- have returned to the tiny Caribbean island.

Hurricane Irma struck on Sept. 6, littering the 62-square-mile island with mangled metal, shattered glass and crushed household goods. Most homes were damaged or destroyed.

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Where's the rain? California suffering unusually dry winter from San Francisco to Los Angeles

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SAN FRANCISCO -- California's dismally dry autumn paints a bleak outlook for the state's rainy season, unless the weather this winter makes a big about-face.

The situation is a major turnaround from last year, when Northern California was battered by a series of "atmospheric river" storms that helped end the state's five-year drought. When it ...Read more