• VIDEO: Fires Raging Across Utah, West

    July 25, 2014; 10:37 AM

    Dry weather across the western half of the country continues to spark wildfires, especially across Utah and the Northwest.

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Off New England (1956)
The Andrea Doria, weighing 29,000 tons was rammed by Swedish liner Stockholm, weighing 12,644 tons, near Nantucket Lightship, MA. Andrea Doria was moving westward through fog while the Stockholm moving eastward in clear weather. Andrea Doria emerged from the fog across bow of Stockholm. Andrea Doria sank 12 hours later; 51 killed by impact or drowned before or during rescue attempts.

St. Bonaventure, Quebec (1975)
A tornado struck in the early morning hours wiping out 65 percent of the town, killing 3 persons and injuring 45. 300 persons were left homeless, and at least 100 buildings were destroyed.

Lawton, OK (1990)
A thunderstorm cluster brought 11" of rain.