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National Guardsmen arrive at Barrio Obrero in Santurce to distribute water and food among those affected by the passage of Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. Puerto Rico's nonvoting representative in the U.S. Congress said Sunday that Hurricane Maria's destruction has set the island back decades, even as authorities worked to assess the extent of the damage. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
Defense Department: Hurricane relief around-the-clockDefense Department: Hurricane relief now going on around-the-clock in Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
Venezuela: Trump acted like 'the world's emperor' at UNVenezuela's top diplomat says U.S. President Donald Trump acted "as if he was the world's emperor" at the United Nations last week
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In Mexico, $2 per hour workers make $40,000 SUVsIn Mexico, $2 per hour workers making $40,000 SUVs see no hope
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A bookshelf stands intact where rescue workers search for people believed to be trapped under the debris of the collapsed office building at the corner of Alvaro Obregon and Yucatan streets in Mexico City, early Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. As rescue operations stretched into day 7, residents throughout the capital have held out hope that dozens still missing might be found alive. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)
More buildings, perhaps lives at risk following Mexico quakeMexico City's mayor says as many as 360 buildings and homes are in danger of collapse or with major damage nearly a week after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake completely collapsed 38 structures
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The Latest: Mexico death toll rises to 325Mexican officials say the death toll in last week's magnitude 7.1 earthquake has risen to 325
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The Latest: Venezuela: US travel ban an opinion 'strategy'Venezuela's top diplomat is calling U.S. President Donald Trump's new travel ban on certain Venezuelan government officials an attempt to manipulate public opinion against Venezuela.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
People stand at a wifi hotspot in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria with many cellphone towers downed in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
Puerto Ricans hunt for precious Wi-Fi and cell signalsThousands of Puerto Ricans are spending hours hunting for a resource nearly as precious as power and water in the wake of Hurricane Maria: communications
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Chief of police in Dominica says death toll has risen to 27 from Hurricane Maria's strike on Caribbean island.Chief of police in Dominica says death toll has risen to 27 from Hurricane Maria's strike on Caribbean island.
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Busy US-Mexico border crossing reopens ahead of scheduleU.S. officials reopened freeways to Tijuana, Mexico at the busiest U.S. border crossing ahead of schedule after a weekend shutdown for work on a $741 million expansion project
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In quake-torn Mexican town, amputee toils to clear debrisHe may have lost a leg seven years ago, but Hector Rodarte Cedillo has worked tirelessly with other volunteers in his town clearing away rubble since an earthquake shook central Mexico
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Tropical Storm Pilar skirts Mexico coast with rain and windTropical Storm Pilar is moving northward in the Pacific just off Mexico's western shore, raking coastal areas with rain and high winds after passing close to the resort city of Puerto Vallarta
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Mexico quake leaves country's historic churches batteredThe Our Lady of Angels Church has survived several major earthquakes, but Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 shake proved to be the death knell for the Mexico City building's historic cupola
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Tropical Storm Pilar pelts Mexico coast near Puerto VallartaTropical Storm Pilar is pelting the coast of western Mexico with heavy rains and winds as it keeps just offshore in the Pacific after passing near the resort city of Puerto Vallarta
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Rescue workers quickly evacuate the site of a felled office building brought down by a 7.1-magnitude earthquake, in the Roma Norte neighborhood of Mexico City, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. As rescue operations stretched into day 6, residents throughout the capital have held out hope that dozens still missing might be found alive. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
In Mexico City, hopes of finding quake survivors dwindleFive days after the deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake, the hulking wreckage of what used to be a seven-story office building in Mexico City is one of the last hopes to find survivors
The Associated Press18 hours ago
People stand at a wifi hotspot in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria with many cellphone towers downed in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
Puerto Ricans hunt for precious Wi-Fi and cell signalsThousands of Puerto Ricans are spending long hours hunting resource nearly as precious as power and water in the wake of Hurricane Maria
The Associated Press20 hours ago
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