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'We owe it to them': Bahamian ships prepare for relief missions

05 Sep 2019

NASSAU, Bahamas As a humanitarian crisis unfolded in the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, a flotilla of ships and boats was preparing on Wednesday to begin ferrying relief supplies to areas of the island-nation hardest hit by the Category 5 storm.

'We owe it to them': Bahamian ships prepare for relief missions

05 Sep 2019

NASSAU, Bahamas As a humanitarian crisis unfolded in the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, a flotilla of ships and boats was preparing on Wednesday to begin ferrying relief supplies to areas of the island-nation hardest hit by the Category 5 storm.

Five killed, including gunman, 21 injured in West Texas shooting

01 Sep 2019

A white male in his 30s who was known to police killed four people and wounded 21 others on Saturday in a gun rampage between the West Texas cities of Midland and Odessa that started with a traffic stop and ended when he was killed by officers, authorities said. | Video

Trump slams 'corrupt' Puerto Rico as Hurricane Dorian skirts island

29 Aug 2019

President Donald Trump lashed out at Puerto Rico on Wednesday, calling it "one of the most corrupt places on earth" before an approaching hurricane skirted the U.S. territory, stirring up memories of previous devastating storms. | Video

Let it burn: U.S. fights wildfires with fire, backed by Trump

28 Aug 2019

COYOTE, N.M. It was the kind of fire that has terrified communities across the drought-ridden U.S. West in the past few years: a ponderosa pine forest ablaze in the mountains of New Mexico filling the air with thick, aromatic smoke. | Video

Police rescued after six officers wounded in Philadelphia shootout

15 Aug 2019

A SWAT team rescued two police officers and three civilians trapped inside a Philadelphia house with an active gunman after a shootout in which six officers were wounded, police said on Wednesday. | Video

'Without fear': U.S. bill aims to protect athletes after Nassar sex-abuse scandal

30 Jul 2019

Two U.S. senators introduced legislation on Tuesday to prevent sexual assaults against athletes by increasing oversight and legal liability for U.S. Olympic and sports officials following the Larry Nassar scandal.

Puerto Rico governor refuses to resign as island braces for big protest

22 Jul 2019

Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday said he would not seek re-election next year but refused to resign as the island braced for more protests by demonstrators demanding he step down over offensive chat messages. | Video

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers demand Puerto Rico governor resign as protests roil island

20 Jul 2019

July 19 Several U.S. Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers on Friday demanded Puerto Rico's governor step down over offensive chat messages, as thousands on the Caribbean island staged a seventh day of protests to seek his resignation.

U.S. launches small-scale immigration raids as families hide

15 Jul 2019

U.S. authorities launched small-scale operations seeking to arrest undocumented immigrants over the weekend in an apparent start to President Donald Trump's vow to launch mass deportation round-ups across the United States. | Video

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