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Powerful earthquake jolts central Mexico, damages buildings

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:18:42 GMT2017-09-19T19:18:42Z

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A powerful earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, cracking building facades and scattering rubble on streets in the capital on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake....

The Latest: Mexico quake damages buildings in Puebla state

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:14:34 GMT2017-09-19T19:14:34Z

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local):...

At UN, Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:11:24 GMT2017-09-19T19:11:24Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if the nation's "Rocket man" leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons....

French president defends international cooperation at UN

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:16:23 GMT2017-09-19T18:16:23Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- French President Emmanuel Macron issued a ringing defense of global cooperation Tuesday, telling world leaders that solving major challenges otherwise will be reduced to "the survival of the fittest."...

Hurricane Maria slams Dominica, now takes aim at Puerto Rico

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:46:21 GMT2017-09-19T18:46:21Z

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) -- Dominica's leader sent out an emotional call for help as Category 5 Hurricane Maria smashed into the Caribbean island, causing "mind-boggling" devastation, but an ominous silence followed as the island lost all communications on Tuesday and the hurricane took aim at Puerto Rico....

The Latest: First death attributed to Maria on Guadeloupe

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:10:39 GMT2017-09-19T17:10:39Z

MIAMI (AP) -- ...

Rohingya Muslims are being wiped off Myanmar's map

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:49:57 GMT2017-09-19T18:49:57Z

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, the minority ethnic group is being wiped off the map....

Senate leader praises revived GOP health law repeal drive

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:48:19 GMT2017-09-19T17:48:19Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday praised the revived Republican effort to uproot former President Barack Obama's health care law, giving a public boost to a proposal that's given new life to a drive that seemed all but dead weeks ago....

After Irma, Florida Jews seek respite in High Holy Days

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:53:23 GMT2017-09-19T18:53:23Z

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) -- During Hurricane Irma, Temple Shalom served as a sanctuary of a different kind....

FEMA isn't relying on trailers to house hurricane victims

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:14:56 GMT2017-09-19T19:14:56Z

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- The hurricanes that battered Texas and Florida have likely spawned the worst disaster-created housing crisis since Hurricane Katrina left hundreds of thousands of Gulf Coast residents without homes more than a decade ago....