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

The 927th Air Refueling Wing
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Hurricane Maria's impact on Puerto Rico — in pictures

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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

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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

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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

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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.

State Department orders more than half its staff out of Cuba after 'specific attacks'

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The move follows reports in August that U.S. diplomats in Havana had been subjected to mysterious "sonic" attacks that led to hearing loss, headaches and other health problems.

Trump waives restrictions to help Puerto Rico

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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

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

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Construction begins on border wall prototypes

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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.

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