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September 24, 2017

Puerto Rico officials describe 'apocalyptic' conditions after Maria
Days after Hurricane Maria pounded the island of Puerto Rico, killing at least 10 people, authorities are starting to see firsthand the scope of devastation that left the US territory off the grid. ... More >>

Irma brought out the truth about the Florida Keys
It was only during and after Hurricane Irma that Bill Weir saw the true dark and light side of the Florida Keys and their residents. ... More >>

US East Coast warned to monitor storm
After clobbering Caribbean islands through the week, Hurricane Maria could bring "direct impacts" to the US East Coast in the coming days. ... More >>

See what Irma did to the Caribbean
Hurricane Irma barreled through the Caribbean, leaving catastrophic damage on islands in its path. ... More >>

Athletes call out Trump after national anthem, Curry remarks
President Donald Trump drew the ire of professional athletes for comments he made at a rally in Alabama on Friday night and on Twitter on Saturday morning. ... More >>

Stevie Wonder takes both knees 'for America'
Legendary musician Stevie Wonder took a knee at a New York music festival, seemingly showing solidarity with NFL players criticized by President Donald Trump hours earlier. ... More >>

HHS Secretary Price: No business trips on private planes while matter is reviewed
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price will not use private jets for government business while the practice is under investigation, he told Fox News on Saturday. ... More >>

North Korea's Kim: Trump 'will pay dearly' for comments at UN
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump's remarks to the United Nations threatening the hermit country reflect "mentally deranged behavior," according to a statement released by North Korea's news agency, KCNA. ... More >>

Did Sanders jump the gun on single-payer?
Our weekly roundup of the news, notes and chatter about the prospects for the next Democratic presidential race: ... More >>

Twitter and Trump: Marriage of man, message and machine
It was just after lunchtime the day after Barack Obama won re-election, and Donald Trump was about to try out a new line on Twitter. ... More >>

Protesters drown out Comey speech
Former FBI director James Comey is confronted by protesters while delivering the keynote address to Howard University students. ... More >>

US stealth fighter jets adding more firepower
The US military gave North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a rare sneak peek at its fighter jet of the future this week when four F-35 Joint Strike Fighters equipped with a full payload of live bombs and missiles conducted a training flight over the Korean peninsula. ... More >>

Hundreds of cows rounded up from flooded 4,000-acre ranch
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Dogs found dead inside metal crates
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Fire sends local firefighter to hospital
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Mother battling cancer defies the odds
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Playground for all kids to be built
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Young honorary APD officer dies of cancer
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Family raises $27k for sick Boston baby
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Bra thief shot by business owner
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Hair dresser gives free cuts to homeless
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Flight attendant charged $187 for parking
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Man who worked at Louis now lives with its iconic sign
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HS student creates new sports program
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Arby's manager murdered on the job
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School bus driver hailed as hero after fire
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Local veterans take honor flight to D.C.
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City calls bikes 'nuisance,' cyclists upset
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Teacher allegedly stole $30K from dance
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