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FEMA Denies Contract Extension In Puerto Rico, Power Crews Head Home

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| About one percent of the island's customers remain without power eight months after Hurricane Maria. Officials say power restoration will be done by May 31.

Surprise! Trump Nominates Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie To Fill Role Permanently


Following the disastrous nomination of the president's last pick, Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, veterans groups say they hope the embattled agency can finally get back on track.

10 killed, 10 wounded in Texas high school shooting; student suspect ID'd


The suspected shooter, who was in custody on murder charges, also had explosive devices that were found in the school and nearby, said Gov. Greg Abbott, who called the assault "one of the most heinous attacks that we've ever seen in the history of Texas schools."

How Los Angeles is celebrating the royal wedding


From royal slumber parties to royal tea, there's plenty of ways to join in the fun, right here in LA, no plane ticket required.

Clinics that refer women for abortions would not get federal funds under new rule


The rule change would put Planned Parenthood back in the crosshairs after repeated attempts by congressional Republicans to defund the family planning group, which provides abortions but says the federal money it receives does not go toward paying for the procedures.

Man wounded after shootout with police at Trump golf resort


A man shouting about Donald Trump entered the president's south Florida golf resort early Friday, draped a flag over a lobby counter and exchanged fire with police before being arrested, police said.

California Winemakers Nervous About U.S.-China Trade Talks


China is one of the top exports for U.S. wine, but last month in retaliation to U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum, China imposed a tariff on U.S. wine, and other food and agricultural exports.


Hawaii volcano erupts from summit, sends huge plume into sky


The explosion came at about 6 a.m. after two weeks of volcanic activity and the opening of more than a dozen fissures east of the crater that spewed lava into neighborhoods.

U.S. Births Dip To 30-Year Low; Fertility Rate Sinks Further Below Replacement Level


The results put the U.S. further away from a viable replacement rate – the standard for a generation being able to replicate its numbers.