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FEMA isn't relying on trailers to house hurricane victimsThe Federal Emergency Management Agency won't be relying on government-issued trailers or mobile homes to shelter residents displaced by hurricanes Harvey and Irma
The Associated Press14 minutes ago
A man pulls in a boat ahead of Hurricane Maria in the Galbas area of Sainte-Anne on the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, early Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. Hurricane Maria grew into a Category 3 storm on Monday as it barreled toward a potentially devastating collision with islands in the eastern Caribbean. (AP Photo/Dominique Chomereau-Lamotte)
Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces Puerto RicoHurricane Maria has smashed into Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister's residence and causing what he called "mind-boggling" devastation as it plunged into a Caribbean region already ravaged by Hurricane Irma
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
A new monument to Russian firearm designer Mikhail Kalashnikov is unveiled during an official ceremony in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Kalashnikov, who died in 2013 at age 94 in the city of Izhevsk, has received accolades as the creator of the AK-47 assault rifle. By some estimates, the AK-47 and its versions account for about one-fifth of the world’s firearms. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Moscow unveils monument to Kalashnikov, designer of AK-47The new statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov cradling his signature AK-47 assault rifle unveiled Tuesday in Moscow commemorates one of Russia's most renowned and reviled inventions
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
In this Thursday, June 15, 2017, photo, a construction worker works on a condominium project in Coral Gables, Fla. On Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in August. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
US housing starts fall 0.8 pct., a 2nd straight monthly dropUS housing starts fell 0.8 percent in August, second straight monthly decline
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
Post Holdings buying Bob Evans Farms in $1.53B dealPost Holdings is buying Bob Evans Farms in a transaction valued at $1.53 billion that will help strengthen its position in the packaged food sector
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
In this Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, photo, a Foss Maritime tugboat nudges the container ship CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin into place at Seattle's Terminal 18. On Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, the Commerce Department reports on the U.S. current account trade deficit for the April-June quarter. The current account is the broadest trade measure, covering goods, services and investment flows. (Genna Martin/seattlepi.com via AP)
US current account deficit hits $123.1 billionUS current account trade deficit rises to $123.1 billion in spring, largest gap since 2008
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima arrive outside the Knight's Hall in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, for a ceremony marking the opening of the parliamentary year with a speech by the King outlining the caretaker government's budget plans for the year ahead. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
In ceremonial budget speech, Dutch king sees strong economyThe Dutch economy is forecast to grow by 3.3 percent this year and 2.5 percent in 2018, the Dutch king said Tuesday in a speech - written by the government - to open the parliamentary year
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
Pennsylvania Turnpike warns of 80-mile detour this weekendPennsylvania Turnpike officials are warning motorists of an 80-mile detour they'll encounter in western Pennsylvania over the weekend
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
Police gather as demonstrators march in response to a not guilty verdict in the trial of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in St. Louis. Stockley was acquitted in the 2011 killing of a black man following a high-speed chase. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
More St. Louis protests expected Tuesday after quiet nightDemonstrators are planning a fourth day of action in St. Louis to protest the acquittal of a white former police officer in the shooting death of a black man
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2011, file photo, the sun sets beyond the Los Angeles skyline, as seen from Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. The U.S. Geological Survey said a magnitude-3.6 quake hit at about 11:20 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, Its epicenter was about 3.6 miles (6 kilometers) northwest of Westwood, California. While the quake wasn’t big enough to cause much damage, the USGS says dozens of people in the Los Angeles area reported feeling the tremor.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
Small quake prompts Hollywood, L.A. to light up TwitterA small earthquake with an epicenter just outside Los Angeles has gotten people in southern California talking on social media
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Kohl's to start accepting Amazon returns at some storesKohl's says it will start accepting Amazon returns at some of its stores in Chicago and Los Angeles beginning next month
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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