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Puerto Rico braces for Dorian emergency as storm blows past Barbados

"Slow strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Dorian is forecast to be near hurricane strength when it moves close to Puerto Rico and eastern Hispaniola," the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in a report. The storm's...

Puerto Rican governor Ricardo Rossello resigns after weeks of mass protests

Rosselló said in a televised speech he would stay in his position until Aug. 2 when Puerto Rico Secretary of Justice Wanda Vazquez would take over as governor. The first-term governor announced his resignation three days after he failed on...

Puerto Rico’s crisis takes toll on tourism sector

Some workers in the tourism industry had no doubts about the negative fallout that was impacting their lives. "Tourists are scared to come because of the political problems going on here. Incomes have gone down significantly," taxi driver Julio Morales...

Thousands rally to demand resignation of Puerto Rico governor

Musicians Ricky Martin, Bad Bunny and Residente rallied the crowd late Wednesday urging them to remain united as they call for Rosello to step down. The political turmoil comes at a critical stage in the U.S. commonwealth's historic bankruptcy and...
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Robbery suspect holds 2 people hostage at motel in Jersey Village

HOUSTON - A robbery suspect has barricaded himself while holding two people hostage inside a motel in...
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Wall Street mixed at open after selloff

Wall Street's main indexes opened mixed on Friday (June 17), after a brutal selloff triggered by the Federal Reserve and other major...

Texas abortion law leads to ‘50% decrease in the number of patients who are able to have abortions’

Nine months have passed since the state of Texas passed one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the nation last year.

Tesla to charge more for cars in US, as Musk files appeal over Twitter posts

 Tesla Inc again raised prices for all its car models in the United States in response to persistent global supply-chain problems and...

White House looking into Americans reported captured in Ukraine

The White House said on Thursday (June 16) that it's "working very hard to learn more" about two U.S. citizens who are...