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HAMPTON, Ga. | Speedways, makeshift shelters offer rest to storm evacuees

HAMPTON, Ga.— Some of the Southerners escaping Hurricane Florence have found refuge in makeshift shelters, including campgrounds at three of the nation’s largest motor speedways. But gas shortages and jammed freeways loomed for evacuees seeking safety from the storm. In North Carolina, 1 in 10 gas stations in Wilmington and Raleigh-Durham had no gas by … Continue reading HAMPTON, Ga. | Speedways, makeshift shelters offer rest to storm evacuees

TANJUNG, Indonesia | Rebuilding mosques priority for devout on quake-hit Lombok

TANJUNG, Indonesia — On Indonesia’s earthquake-devastated Lombok island, people are reeling as they mourn more than 300 dead and sleep in makeshift shelters, but foremost in the minds of some is rebuilding the collapsed mosques that were the heart of their communities. Villagers in Tanjung district prayed in a field Friday in front of their … Continue reading TANJUNG, Indonesia | Rebuilding mosques priority for devout on quake-hit Lombok