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In our news wrap Wednesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani denounced the Trump administration's withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal in his speech at the United Nations General Assembly. He said Iran would only come to the negotiating table if…
The devastation in the Bahamas from Hurricane Dorian is unprecedented and catastrophic. Although homes, roadways and some airports remain submerged, chef José Andrés has traveled to the territory with his nonprofit organization, World Central Kitchen, on a mission to feed…
Hurricane Dorian is the strongest storm on record to hit the Bahamas, and it has lingered for days. Because of the storm’s long duration, many calls for help have as yet gone unanswered, and officials aren’t able to assess the…
After missing Puerto Rico, Hurricane Dorian veered toward the U.S. Virgin Islands, battering them with drenching rains and strong winds. The Category 1 storm now appears to be headed for Florida, but its path is difficult to predict. Still, Florida…
Hurricane Dorian may be sparing Puerto Rico its very worst, but the territory’s residents are still apprehensive about its "shaky" electrical grid and smaller, more vulnerable islands. The U.S. Virgin Islands, meanwhile, are taking a direct hit from Dorian. Judy…
By PBS NewsHour
Hurricane-battered infrastructure and limited electricity have taken a toll on the tourism-driven economy of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Home to 100,000 Americans, the islands took a hit from both hurricanes Irma and Maria at their peaks within a span of…
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
Vice President Mike Pence took in the damage wrought by Hurricane Maria in the U.S. Virgin Islands and delivered a message of comfort Friday from his boss, the president: "We will be with you every day until the Virgin Islands…
Along with Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria left the U.S. Virgin Islands in ruins. The islands are moving out of rescue and into recovery operations, but battered infrastructure and power grids will mean a full recovery is likely to be a…
By Associated Press
U.S. states and territories typically cover 25 percent of the costs, with the federal government paying the remaining 75 percent.
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