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Big waves go over breakwater near anchored fishing boats in Fujisawa, near Tokyo, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Powerful typhoon Man-yi was bearing down on Japan and went past Tokyo on Monday, leaving one dead and dumping torrential rains, damaging homes and flooding parts of the country's popular tourist destination of Kyoto, where hundreds of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate to shelters. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

Powerful typhoon downgraded after lashing Japan

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon that lashed Japan with torrential rains, leaving two dead, was downgraded to a tropical storm Monday, although it was still dumping rain on parts of the country. Offiicals said […]

09/16/2013

Dina Manfredini, certified as the world's oldest person by Guinness World Records, has died. (Photo credit: Guinness World Records)

115-year-old woman dies, was world’s oldest person

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A 115-year-old Iowa woman’s granddaughter says the woman has died less than two weeks after inheriting the title of world’s oldest person.

12/17/2012