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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.Add your comments
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Several hundred protesters observed six minutes of silence in front of the St. Louis Police Department, then chanted "stop killing us."
They told North Korea to stop developing missiles and nuclear weapons and to quit making threats against the U.S. — or face destruction.
Police say they arrested a 21-year-old man late Saturday in west London. He has not yet been charged or identified.
Protesters marched in a St. Louis to show their opposition to the acquittal of a white former police officer in the shooting death of a black man.
Commuters reported a noise and a flash aboard the District Line train at Parsons Green station in the southwest of the city, followed by chaos.
Recent events have put a strain on an already fragile relationship between the two nations with a long history of distrust. One former Mexican diplomat gauged it where it stands now.
The International Olympic Committee met in Lima, Peru this week, where they officially announced Los Angeles and Paris as future host cities.
Irma is now a post-tropical cyclone, with top winds of only 25 mph — a far cry from the Category 4 storm that ravaged the Florida Keys on Sunday.
Hurricane Irma was the longest-lasting powerful hurricane or typhoon ever recorded, worldwide. It kept 185-mph winds for 37 hours — longer than any storm on record.
Thousands of 9/11 victims' relatives, survivors, rescuers and others are expected to gather Monday at the World Trade Center to remember the deadliest terror attack on American soil.