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Many in Puerto Rico still under tarps as storm threat looms

Blue tarps or sturdier plastic sheets installed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are still widely visible around the island, though FEMA and local government agencies say they can’t say for certain how many roofs still need to be replaced.

Woman fired after cops seize laxative-laced brownies

Watch out for those brownies.

Paper faces contempt for story on school shooting suspect

A Florida newspaper faced an ethical dilemma after a school district’s mistake exposed details that were supposed to be redacted from its lengthy examination...

Father of slain Colorado woman sobs, seethes in courtroom

Father weeps for his daughter and grandchildren in a courtroom after his son-in-law was arraigned in court over their deaths.

USDA Provides Additional Food Options to SNAP Participants Impacted by Hurricane Florence

Additional opportunities for people affected by Hurricane Florence.

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. VEHICLE PLOWS INTO PEDESTRIANS A van veers onto a...

2 Americans, 1 Russian dock with International Space Station

A Soyuz capsule carrying two Americans and a Russian cosmonaut has docked with the International Space Station. The docking at 10:40 p.m. (1940 GMT) Friday...

Obama, like Trump, grappled with family immigration

The Trump administration isn’t the first to grapple with the question of how to handle tens of thousands of immigrant families stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Drivers challenge license suspensions for unpaid court debt

More than 40 states allow the suspension of driver’s licenses for people with unpaid criminal or traffic court debt. But now, advocates across the country are pushing to change that, arguing that such laws are unconstitutional because they unfairly punish poor people and violate due process by not giving drivers notice or an opportunity to show they cannot afford to pay the fees.

Corps leaving Puerto Rico with hurricane recovery unfinished

The Army Corps of Engineers is ending its work to rebuild Puerto Rico’s electric grid, despite residents’ fears that the island’s government won’t be able to restore power on its own to more than 16,000 people who remain blacked out eight months after Hurricane Maria.