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Trump Administration orders new sanctions on North Korea

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| President Trump announced additional sanctions on North Korea in response to Pyongyang's renegade nuclear program.

​A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria

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The extent of the damage is unknown given that dozens of municipalities remained isolated and without communication after Maria hit the island Wednesday morning as a Category 4 storm with 155 mph winds, the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years.

Hurricane Maria knocks out all power in Puerto Rico

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As it closed in on Puerto Rico, Maria was a Category 4 hurricane but it still packed a punch. Puerto Rico has long been spared from a direct hit by a hurricane.

Quake in Mexico kills at least 217, help from LA on the way

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Adding poignancy and a touch of the surreal, Tuesday's magnitude-7.1 quake struck on the 32nd anniversary of the 1985 earthquake that killed thousands. Just hours earlier, people around Mexico had held earthquake drills to mark the date.

Powerful 7.1 earthquake jolts central Mexico, killing at least 200

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Thirty-two years after a deadly earthquake, a magnitude 7.1 temblor rattled Mexico City and surrounding areas. Residents had marked the anniversary of the 1985 quake earlier in the day with drills.

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Latest DACA lawsuit brings a human side to the issue

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Twenty state attorneys general and the University of California have filed lawsuits over DACA's ending. The latest to join the legal battle? Dreamers themselves.

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Hurricane Maria slams Dominica, heads for Puerto Rico

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Hurricane Maria is barreling toward the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico as an "extremely dangerous" Category 5 hurricane. It has already caused reports of devastation on the island of Dominica.

St. Louis protesters tell police: 'Stop killing us'

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Several hundred protesters observed six minutes of silence in front of the St. Louis Police Department, then chanted "stop killing us."

Trump advisers warn North Korea to give up weapons programs

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They told North Korea to stop developing missiles and nuclear weapons and to quit making threats against the U.S. — or face destruction.