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June 18, 2018

Their deaths were labeled 'victim of cataclysmic storm.' So why aren't their names on Puerto Rico's list?
Ramon Cruz Laboy, a 75-year-old who kept to himself and never wanted to burden his relatives, died January 24 from medical complications that resulted from a femur fracture he suffered during a gust of wind from Hurricane Maria. ... More >>

Help CNN investigate hurricane-related deaths in Puerto Rico
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What 2 CNN reporters want you to know about Puerto Rico
It's been more than eight months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. People are still using tarps for roofs. Officials are worried another storm could wipe out power on the island again. And a new estimate of the death toll suggests thousands more died than we knew. CNN correspondent Leyla Santi... More >>

Puerto Rico ordered to release death records
The Puerto Rican government has seven days to release death certificates and related data to CNN and a local journalism organization investigating the true toll of Hurricane Maria, a Puerto Rican judge ruled Monday. ... More >>

Analysis: Why Donald Trump's wild week matters. A lot.
Here are some of the things Donald Trump did in a week that at first appeared to be an incoherent torrent of unrelated events but may end up being one of the most significant of his presidency: ... More >>

Democratic lawmakers angry with what they saw in South Texas
The first thing everyone notices when they arrive at the Rio Grande Valley is the heat. ... More >>

Judge rejects request by Russian firm to review Mueller's grand jury instructions
Special counsel Robert Mueller's team scored a procedural victory Friday in its case against a Russian company accused of bankrolling a vast campaign to meddle in the 2016 election, successfully fighting back an effort to review the instructions given to grand jury before it indicted the company. ... More >>

Trump's legal team emboldened by IG report
President Donald Trump's attorneys, armed with the Department of Justice inspector general's report excoriating former FBI Director James Comey, now believe they can challenge any effort by the special counsel to pursue a subpoena seeking the President's testimony on obstruction of justice, accordi... More >>

Democrats set earlier 2020 convention date
Democrats will hold their convention in 2020 earlier than they have in more than two decades, Democratic operatives tell CNN, partly out of anticipation of a crowded and contentious primary. ... More >>

Self-driving cars. Scooters. The future of commuting to work is here
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Good Samaritan helps save girl who fell onto subway track
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Governor announces 1.2 million grant for security
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Officials issue excessive heat advisory for NY
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Police seek suspect who stabbed woman in neck
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Community protest water release from lake
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Toxic plant that can cause blindness found in PA
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Apartment ceiling collapses during birthday party
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At-risk Tennessee woman found safe
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Boy sells lemonade to assist house fire victims
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Roller coaster flagged for violations last month
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King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain visit Louisiana
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Animals vaccinated in memory of Michigan officer
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Locals mourn loss of fallen Kansas deputies
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Deputy arrested, charged with sexual assault
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Heavy rains lead to flooding, wash out roads in MN
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Man charged with punching woman on CTA train
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Family makes bucket list for fallen firefighter
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Two Oklahomans sick from salmonella outbreak
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Officials warn of potential measles exposure
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