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    Puerto Rico's Vast Outages Leave Mainland Relatives Worried

    Puerto Rico's Vast Outages Leave Mainland Relatives Worried

    The last time Philadelphia resident Kareem Anthony heard from his Aunt Zulma, who lives in Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico, was 6 a.m. Wednesday, just as Hurricane Maria made landfall. “We haven’t heard anything...

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  • mexico earthquake

    17 minutes ago

    Mexico Quake: Relatives Keep Vigil Amid Search for Survivors

    Mexico Quake: Relatives Keep Vigil Amid Search for Survivors

    Survivors were still being pulled from the rubble in Mexico City as rescue operations stretched into a fourth day Friday, spurring hope among desperate relatives gathered at the sites of buildings collapsed by a...

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  • james comey

    25 minutes ago

    Demonstrators Interrupt Comey's Howard U. Convocation Speech

    Demonstrators Interrupt Comey's Howard U. Convocation Speech

    Former FBI Director James Comey took the stage to give the keynote address at Howard University's convocation Friday but was immediately interrupted by a group of demonstrators from the back of the auditorium....

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  • north korea

    6 hours ago

    Trump Fires Back at Kim in Insult War: 'Obviously a Madman'

    Trump Fires Back at Kim in Insult War: 'Obviously a Madman'

    A day after North Korea's leader called President Donald Trump "deranged" and "a rogue and a gangster," Trump fired back, tweeting Friday morning that Kim Jon Un "is obviously a madman." It's the latest...

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  • secretary of education

    24 minutes ago

    DeVos Withdraws Obama Rules on Campus Sexual Assault

    DeVos Withdraws Obama Rules on Campus Sexual Assault

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday withdrew a set of rules enacted by the Obama administration on the way colleges and universities handle allegations of sexual assault on campus, replacing them with...

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  • Jacob Jasin

    5 hours ago

    Teen Organ Recipients Going to Homecoming Together

    Teen Organ Recipients Going to Homecoming Together

    Two teenagers who met 13 years ago as children, when they both had rare organ transplants, are set to go to a homecoming dance together in the Washington, D.C., area. There was a time when Jakob “J.J.” Jasin's...

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  • NASA

    37 minutes ago

    NASA Asteroid Chaser Swings by Earth on Mission for Gravel

    NASA Asteroid Chaser Swings by Earth on Mission for Gravel

    NASA's asteroid-chasing spacecraft is swinging by Earth on Friday on its way to a space rock. Launched a year ago, Osiris-Rex was on track to pass within about 11,000 miles (17,700 kilometers) of the home...

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  • Immigration

    2 hours ago

    Could You Get a Visa Under Trump's Immigration Overhaul?

    Could You Get a Visa Under Trump's Immigration Overhaul?

    A wall along the Mexico border isn’t President Donald Trump’s only proposal to curtail immigration into the United States. Trump also wants to limit legal immigration into the U.S. by, among other revisions...

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