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The Latest: Maria regains its major hurricane statusThe U.S. National Hurricane Center says Maria has regained its major hurricane status
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
Hurricane Maria is a major hurricane again, regaining Category 3 strength near Dominican RepublicHurricane Maria is a major hurricane again, regaining Category 3 strength near Dominican Republic
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Rescue workers and volunteers search for survivors in the aftermath of a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, at the Ninos Heroes neighborhood in Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Workers, some wearing helmets, sometimes calling for silence, as they tried to reach survivors. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)
Trapped girl a symbol for Mexico's quake rescue effortsA delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the rubble of her school stretched into a daylong vigil, much of it broadcast across Mexico as rescue workers still struggled in rain and darkness early Thursday trying to reach her
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
Electricity poles and lines lay toppled on the road after Hurricane Maria hit the eastern region of the island, in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out power across the entire island and turned some streets into raging rivers in an onslaught that could plunge the U.S. territory deeper into financial crisis. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto RicoPuerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rossello has imposed a curfew to allow rescue crews and officials to respond to Hurricane Maria's aftermath
The Associated Press14 minutes ago
Rescue personnel work on the Enrique Rebsamen primary school, that collapsed after an earthquake, in Mexico City, Sept. 20, 2017. A wing of the school collapsed during the quake killing scores of young children. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Mexico quake rescuers struggle to free girl, other survivorsRescuers have worked furiously trying to free a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City, the sight of her wriggling fingers far down in the debris giving them hope and pushing them on
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Rescue workers and volunteers search for survivors on a collapsed building the Del Valle neighborhood in Mexico City, Tuesday Sept. 19, 2017. A magnitude 7.1 earthquake has stunned central Mexico, killing more than 100 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)
The Latest: Mexico City mayor puts capital quake toll at 115Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera says a total of 115 people have died in the capital following the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that shook the capital and nearby states
The Associated Press2 hours ago
CORRECTS AGE OF BABY TO TWO MONTHS, NOT TWO YEARS - Mourners carry one of the coffins of 11 members of a family who were killed inside the Santiago Apostol church during the 7.1 earthquake in the town of Atzala in Puebla state, Mexico, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. According to family related to the victims who died inside the church during Tuesday's quake, the roof collapsed during a Mass held to baptize a two-month-old girl, and the only people who survived were the baby's father, the priest and the priest's assistant. (AP Photo/Pablo Spencer)
Mexican family mourns 11 dead after church falls at baptismA child's baptism turned into a tragedy when the roof of a church in the Mexican town of Atzala collapsed during a powerful earthquake, killing 11 members of a family, including the 2-month-old girl being christened
The Associated Press5 hours ago
With the U.S Mexican border in the background, California State Attorney General Xavier Becerra talks to members of the media after he announced that he'd be filing a lawsuit against the Trump administration over the building of a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, during a news conference at Border Field State Park in San Diego on Wednesday,  Sept. 20, 2017. (Hayne Palmour IV/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP)
California sues Trump administration to prevent border wallCalifornia sued the Trump administration to stop construction of a proposed wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, arguing the federal government is overstepping its authority by waiving environmental reviews and other laws.
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Mexico offered rescuers, little long-term aid after quakeGovernments and civilians around the world have expressed condolences and promises of aid to help Mexico cope with a magnitude 7.1 earthquake that levelled buildings and killed more than 200 people
The Associated Press6 hours ago
AP PHOTOS: 24 hours of fear, heroism after Mexico quakeAP PHOTOS: 24 hours of fear, heroism after powerful quake rocks central Mexico
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Volunteers and rescue workers search for children trapped inside the Enrique Rebsamen school, collapsed by a 7.1 earthquake in southern Mexico City, Wednesday Sept. 20, 2017. Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of confirmed fatalities stood at 217. One of the most desperate rescue efforts was at the Enrique Rebsamen school, where a wing of the three-story building collapsed into a massive pancake of concrete slabs. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)
Boy recalls escape from Mexico City school _ and those lostA 12-year-old boy Mexico City boy who escaped a collapsing school can't stop thinking about the loss of a favorite teacher, a kind janitor, two woman hall monitors who greeted kids at the gates each morning and a best friend's little sister
The Associated Press8 hours ago
The Latest: Sessions says US will win border wall lawsuitsU.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he expects the Trump administration to prevail in legal challenges to its proposed border wall with Mexico
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Cross-border slaying: Can dead teen's family sue US agent?A federal appeals court hears arguments on whether a federal border patrol agent can be sued in United States courts for shooting across the border and killing a Mexican teenager in 2010
The Associated Press11 hours ago
US advises banks to be on lookout for Venezuelan corruptionThe U.S. Treasury is advising banks to be on the lookout for suspicious financial activity indicating corruption by senior Venezuelan officials
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Hurricane Center says Maria weakens slightly to Category 3 status, still a major hurricaneHurricane Center says Maria weakens slightly to Category 3 status, still a major hurricane
The Associated Press12 hours ago
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