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Maria knocks out power, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

Maria knocks out power, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out power across the entire island and triggered heavy flooding Wednesday in an onslaught that could plunge the U.S. territory deeper into financial crisis.

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Hurricane Maria nearing already battered Caribbean islands

Hurricane Maria nearing already battered Caribbean islands

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) -- A strengthening Hurricane Maria churned toward the Leeward Islands in the eastern Caribbean on Monday as forecasters warned it was expected to become a major hurricane by early Tuesday.

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6 die at nursing home as Irma’s aftermath brings new hazards

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HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) -- Six patients at a sweltering Hollywood nursing home died in Hurricane Irma's aftermath, authorities said Wednesday, as people confronted a multitude of new hazards in the storm's wake, including oppressive heat, brush-clearing accidents and lethal fumes from generators.

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TV correspondents face danger they told others to avoid

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NEW YORK (AP) -- It's a paradox of hurricane coverage: people on television spend days warning the public to get out of harm's way, then station their correspondents squarely in the middle of howling wind and rain and hope they don't get hurt.