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Failure of imagination hindered federal response to hurricanes that devastated Puerto Rico

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After Hurricane Irma swept through the Caribbean last September, federal officials in Puerto Rico began shipping disaster relief supplies to the hard-hit U.S. Virgin Islands. The warehouse in Puerto Rico was emptied of tarps and cots. Almost all the blue roof sheeting was dispatched, along with...
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Politicians offer swift, sharp reactions to Trump's comments on Putin, election

Politicians offer swift, sharp reactions to Trump's comments on Putin, election

Many saw the news conference as an opportunity to openly agree with the U.S. intelligence officials who have determined that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election. Read more ...

Mom's viral warning: 3-year-old became trapped in washing machine as it...

Mom's viral warning: 3-year-old became trapped in washing machine as it filled with water

Terrifying. Read more ...

Experts say these Amazon Prime Day tips will score you the best deals

Experts say these Amazon Prime Day tips will score you the best deals

Focus on tech, toys and TVs to get the most bang for your buck Read more ...

Mom's viral warning: 3-year-old became trapped in washing machine as it...

Mom's viral warning: 3-year-old became trapped in washing machine as it filled with water

Terrifying. Read more ...

FCC Chairman Pai Cites 'Serious Concerns' About Sinclair-Tribune Deal

FCC Chairman Pai Cites 'Serious Concerns' About Sinclair-Tribune Deal

The news could put in jeopardy plans by Sinclair - already the nation's largest TV station owner - to grown even bigger. Read more ...

Surveillance video: Cashier helps save woman from suspected kidnappers

Surveillance video: Cashier helps save woman from suspected kidnappers

“The first thing she did tell me was, ‘I was kidnapped, and they do have guns. Please, lock the door, they will kill us, or kill me.'" Read more ...

Royals release new photos to mark Prince Louis's christening

Royals release new photos to mark Prince Louis's christening

LONDON - Kensington Palace has released family photos of Prince Louis in the arms of his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, to mark the baby boy's christening. The four official... Read more ...

FDA recalls blood pressure medicine due to potential cancer risk

FDA recalls blood pressure medicine due to potential cancer risk

A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure has been recalled by the US Food and Drug Administration. Read more ...

Amid investigations and tensions, Trump-Putin going 1-on-1

Amid investigations and tensions, Trump-Putin going 1-on-1

Trump told reporters during a breakfast Monday morning with Finland's president that he thought the summit would go “fine.” Read more ...

Death penalty sought for parents accused of killing daughter, covering her...

Death penalty sought for parents accused of killing daughter, covering her in makeup

The mother allegedly admitted to covering the 3-year-old in makeup to conceal some injuries “so they didn't look as bad.” Read more ...