Alberta jobs minister resigns position, will quit as MLA

Alberta Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Doug Schweitzer makes a statement at a news conference about the federal carbon tax in Calgary, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. After eight years in politics, Schweitzer resigned as Alberta's labour minister and will quit as MLA sometime this month. Alberta Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Doug Schweitzer makes a statement at a news conference about the federal carbon tax in Calgary, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. After eight years in politics, Schweitzer resigned as Alberta's labour minister and will quit as MLA sometime this month.

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People trapped, 2.5M without power as Ian drenches Florida

Hurricane Ian destroyed a cross-section of Florida, trapping people in flooded homes, forcing patients from nursing homes and hospitals, cutting off a popular barrier island and obliterating a historic waterfront pier. Nearly 2.7 million people lost power as rain fell and waters rose.

Authorities transport a person out of the Avante nursing home in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)