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Nation Nov 19Thousands march in show of support for Puerto Rico
Thousands of people rallied in the nation’s capital on Sunday to protest conditions in Puerto Rico nearly two months after Hurricane Maria ravaged the U.S. territory, leaving millions of American citizens without basic services.
World Nov 12Tens of thousands of far-right demonstrators march in Poland
Police in Poland estimated that 60,000 people marched through the city of Warsaw, some chanting "Pure Poland, White Poland" and “We Want God."…
Nation Nov 11U.S. cities, states pledge support for climate accord
A powerful alliance of leaders representing American cities, states and business said on Saturday that they would continue to back the Paris climate accord.
Nation Oct 29Puerto Rico cancels contract with Whitefish Energy
Puerto Rico’s power company on Sunday pulled out of a $300 million contract with utility provider Whitefish Energy Holdings.
World Oct 29Somali forces end hotel siege after deadly blast
Somali forces took control of a Mogadishu hotel on Sunday, following a 12-hour standoff with five assailants who entered the building after a truck bomb killed at least 23 people nearby.
Nation Oct 28Five years after Hurricane Sandy, New Yorkers call for action on climate change
Five years after Hurricane Sandy struck the shores of New York and New Jersey, advocacy groups and residents question whether the region is moving fast enough to prepare for the next major storm.
World Oct 21Spain’s prime minister to impose direct rule over Catalonia
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Saturday he would use his constitutional powers to impose direct rule over Catalonia and remove its regional leader.
Arts Oct 15Photos: Four decades of William Wegman’s Weimaraners
For more than 40 years, artist William Wegman has been making portraits and videos of his beloved Weimaraner dogs.
World Oct 15Hundreds dead after massive truck bomb strikes Mogadishu
At least 231 people were killed and hundreds more wounded after a massive truck bomb on Saturday struck Somalia's capital city of Mogadishu.
Nation Oct 08White nationalists return to protest at Charlottesville park
A group of more than 40 white nationalists on Saturday night returned to Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Virginia.