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Puerto Rico Loses Power and Sets a Curfew

SAN JUAN, P.R. — <i>Read the latest with T</i><i>hursday’s live updates on Hurricane Maria.</i><p>Hurricane Maria battered Puerto Rico with a one-two punch of high winds and driving rain before beginning its deliberate march toward the Dominican Republic. Early Thursday, the National Hurricane Center said the storm …

Caribbean

Mexico City earthquake: At least 273 dead as buildings reduced to rubble

Desperate rescue workers scrabbled through rubble in a floodlit search on Wednesday for dozens of children feared buried beneath a Mexico City school, one of hundreds of buildings wrecked by the country's most lethal earthquake in a generation.<p>The magnitude 7.1 shock killed at least 273 people, …

Catalan President blasts Madrid for 'illegal' referendum raids

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Catalan President has accused the Spanish government of imposing a "de facto state of emergency" after national police arrested several senior regional officials in an effort to halt a disputed independence referendum.<p>Carles Puigdemont said Catalonia had been the "target of a …

Europe

US-backed fighters 'seize 80% of Raqqa from Islamic State'

Syrian Democratic Forces says it is entering final stages of campaign to capture the terror group’s de facto capital<p>The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces has said its campaign to capture Raqqa from Islamic State is in its final stages and its fighters have seized 80% of the city.<p>The SDF said in a …

Middle East

Earthquake Rocks Mexico: Pictures

Latin America

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of September 11, 2017)

London was shaken by a terror attack Friday, when a bomb exploded on the London Underground, wounding at least 29 people. It was the fifth terrorist attack to take place in Britain this year. Police arrested a man in connection to the incident and raided a home in Sunbury-on-Thames. The …

Fort Lauderdale

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017

As we contemplate our critical role in the Earth’s future, photography has the power to show the astonishing diversity of life on our planet and remind us of the crucial need to shape a more sustainable co-existence between humanity and the natural world.<p>The long-running competition “The Wildlife …

Are we really having more hurricanes than usual?

You know their names.<p>Harvey. Irma. Jose.<p>This year’s hurricane season has unleased a rapid succession of storms that have battered the Caribbean, …

Weather

The Forgotten Storm

<i>1925 Tri-State Tornado Damage, NOAA Archives</i><p><i>Neatorama is proud to bring you a guest post from history buff and Neatoramanaut WTM, who wishes to</i> …

Weather

Hurricane Maria: Why are so many cyclones hitting the Caribbean and US?

Hurricane Maria has swiftly followed Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in wreaking devastation across the Caribbean. The category five storm is moving …

Weather

Major Earthquake for Mexico City Falls on Anniversary of Catastrophic 1985 Quake

The earthquake that struck Mexico City on Tuesday hit on the same exact calendar date on which the capital was hit by a violent earthquake in 1985. …

Mexico City

Flesh-eating bacteria, cancer-causing chemicals, and mold: Harvey and Irma's lingering health threats

Doctors are finding health problems left over by the storm.<p>In the weeks following Hurricane Irma, parts of Florida have been awash in millions of gallons of sewage. Meanwhile, in Texas, oil refineries and chemical plants have dumped a year’s worth of cancer-causing pollutants into the airfollowing …

Extreme Weather

All Power Out as Hurricane Maria's Winds, Floods Crush Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Hurricane Maria is likely to have "destroyed" Puerto Rico, the island's emergency director said Wednesday after the monster storm ripped roofs off buildings and flooded homes.<p>Intense flooding was reported across the economically strained U.S. territory, particularly in San …

Weather

Biblical prophecy claims the world will end on Sept. 23, Christian numerologists claim

A Christian numerologist claims that the world will end next Saturday when a planet will, supposedly, collide with Earth.<p>According to Christian numerologist David Meade, verses in Luke 21:25 to 26 are the sign that recent events, such as the recent solar eclipse and Hurricane Harvey, are signs of …