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Like a flying ambulance: Air Force evacuates critically ill patients from St. Croix

The 927th Air Refueling Wing
| Military C-130 and C-17 aircraft have been outfitted with medical equipment, as the Air Force flies patients to hospitals in the mainland U.S.

Hurricane Maria's impact on Puerto Rico — in pictures


A week-and-a-half after the storm hit Puerto Rico, the island remains in shambles as many residents cope without power, clean water or food.

Trump says Tillerson is 'wasting his time' with North Korea


The President's tweets come one day after the Secretary of State said the U.S. has channels of negotiation "open to Pyongyang."

Firefighters make progress on Rucker Fire in Lompoc


Firefighters are making progress on trio of wildfires on California's Central Coast, but officials warn that gusty winds continue to threaten about 150 homes.

'They want everything to be done for them,' Trump hits back at Puerto Rico critics


In a series of tweets, the President defended his handling of the recovery effort and blamed the mayor of San Juan, Democrats and the media.

Trump waives restrictions to help Puerto Rico


Republicans and Democrats had pushed Trump to waive the Jones Act, a little-known federal law that prohibits foreign-flagged ships from shuttling goods between U.S. ports.

How to soften the blow from recent hurricanes and earthquakes


There are numerous ways to donate in the aftermath of devastating hurricanes across the Caribbean and earthquakes in Mexico.


Construction begins on border wall prototypes


On Tuesday morning, construction crews broke ground on prototype designs for the border wall. Now they'll have 30 days to complete the templates for the future wall.


With bottles and buckets, Puerto Ricans seek the water to survive


The damage left by Hurricane Maria has disabled running water for many in Puerto Rico. People are driving to mountain springs to fill empty soda bottles and heading to rivers to do their laundry.