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Long lines form for aid on Irma-battered Caribbean islands

With ports mended and weather cleared, officials struggled Monday to get aid to Caribbean… Continue reading

39 shot in Chicago over weekend as city nears 500 homicides

At least 39 people were shot in Chicago over the weekend, six of them… Continue reading

Brazil probes possible killings of ‘uncontacted’ tribe

Brazilian prosecutors are investigating reports that gold prospectors may have killed members of a so-called uncontacted tribe in the Amazon.… Continue reading

American woman spent decades preserving Afghan history

By Pamela Constable / The Washington Post When she first arrived in Afghanistan in 1962, Nancy Hatch was a young American diplomatic wife with an… Continue reading

Pope tells Trump to keep DACA if he’s a true ‘pro-lifer’

By Tracy Wilkinson / Tribune Washington Bureau Pope Francis has urged President Trump to reconsider revoking DACA if he considers himself a true “pro-lifer.” Speaking… Continue reading

More aid on way for Irma-battered islands; death toll grows

With ports mended and weather cleared, Caribbean officials struggled to get aid to islands… Continue reading

Bannon lashes out at his foes, and Trump’s

Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, left the White House last month vowing to… Continue reading

Weakened but dangerous Irma lashes Florida; 4.5M lose power

A weakened but still dangerous Hurricane Irma pushed inland Monday as it hammered Florida with winds… Continue reading

Police: At least 8 dead after shooting in North Texas

At least eight people are dead, including the suspect, after a shooting at a home in Plano, Texas, authorities in… Continue reading

Miss North Dakota Cara Mund named Miss America

Miss North Dakota, a 23-year-old who said President Donald Trump was wrong to pull the United… Continue reading

Hurricane Irma gives Florida a coast-to-coast pummeling

Hurricane Irma gave Florida a coast-to-coast pummeling with winds up to 130 mph Sunday,… Continue reading

North Korea warns of harsh response if new sanctions imposed

North Korea says it will make the United States pay a heavy price if a proposal Washington is backing to impose… Continue reading

Myanmar accused of laying mines, causing Rohingya injuries

Myanmar’s military has been accused of planting land mines in the path of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in its… Continue reading

9/11 memorial to include names of sickened responders

A Long Island beach where people gathered and watched in horror as the distant World… Continue reading

Stateless Mikheil Saakashvili breaks through into Ukraine

Mikheil Saakashvili and a small crowd of supporters shoved their way through a line of guards… Continue reading

Trump readies for first Sept. 11 commemoration as president

President Donald Trump will preside over his first 9/11 commemoration in office on Monday, a… Continue reading

Mexico’s earthquake death toll reaches 90

Government cargo planes flew in supplies and troops began distributing boxes of food to jittery survivors… Continue reading

China looks at ending sales of gasoline cars

China is joining France and Britain in announcing plans to end sales of gasoline and diesel cars.… Continue reading

California officers’ gunshot wounds result of friendly fire

California authorities say bullet wounds suffered by two police officers responding to a report of a man with a… Continue reading

Mexico expels North Korean ambassador over nuclear tests

Mexico has ordered North Korea’s ambassador to leave the country as punishment for Pyongyang’s recent nuclear tests. Mexican President… Continue reading