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MONTEBELLO, Puerto Rico (AP) — Relatives helped Maribel Valentin Espino find shelter when Hurricane Maria roared through her community in northern Puerto Rico. Neighbors formed volunteer brigades to cut fallen trees and clear twisty mountain roads after the storm had passed. Now...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks after a veterans' health initiative received $2.1 billion in emergency funding, the Trump administration says the private-sector Veterans Choice health care program may need additional money as early as December to avoid a disruption of care for hundreds...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended changes to some existing national monuments, including shrinking their size and allowing more uses such as mining, fishing and logging. He's also recommending President Donald Trump create three new...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has closely followed his boss' playbook, encouraging mining and drilling on public lands and reducing the size of national monuments that President Donald Trump called a "massive land grab" by his Democratic predecessors...
CORONA, Calif. (AP) — Southern California firefighters saved nearly 2,000 homes from a powerful wildfire that burned up to the edges of suburban canyon neighborhoods. Crews hosed down blazing trees within a few feet of homes and one residence was damaged shifting winds sent...
BOSTON (AP) — The anticipated release of thousands of never-before-seen government documents related to President John F. Kennedy's assassination has scholars and armchair detectives buzzing. Now, they're waiting to see whether President Donald Trump will block the release of...
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court granted a temporary stay of execution Tuesday night for a Georgia man whose attorneys argue that the 59-year-old black man is intellectually disabled and that his death sentence is tainted by a juror's racial bias. Keith Leroy Tharpe,...
NEW YORK (AP) — From Florida to Massachusetts, Puerto Ricans on the U.S. mainland are scrambling to help relatives on the hurricane-battered island leave at the earliest opportunity. With power out across nearly the entire island, families were anxious to get out elderly and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Puerto Ricans on the U.S. mainland are scrambling to help relatives on the hurricane-battered island leave at the earliest opportunity. Getting out, though, is a challenge. Just a few commercial flights are leaving each day from the capital city of San Juan...