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Discovery of unused disaster supplies angers Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - People in a southern Puerto Rico city discovered a warehouse filled with water, cots and other unused emergency...

4 SKoreans, 3 Nepal guides missing in avalanche; 30 rescued

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An avalanche swept a popular trekking route in Nepal's mountains, leaving at least four South Koreans and three Nepali guides...

4 S Koreans, 3 Nepal guides missing in avalanche; 30 rescued

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An avalanche swept a popular trekking route in Nepal's mountains, leaving at least four South Koreans and three Nepali guides...

4 South Koreans, 3 Nepali guides missing in Nepal avalanche

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An avalanche swept a popular trekking route in Nepal's mountains, leaving at least four South Koreans and three Nepali guides...

Original member of The Wiggles recovering in hospital

SYDNEY (AP) - One of the original members of the popular Australian children's band The Wiggles has been hospitalized after collapsing during a wildfire...

Top Democrat pushing $3.4B emergency measure for Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON (AP) - A top House Democrat is introducing a $3.4 billion emergency spending bill to help Puerto Rico deal with a recent spate...

Displaced families await post-quake housing in Puerto Rico

PONCE, Puerto Rico (AP) - The Antonetti family sat in the shade of a tree eating orange slices while contemplating the long day ahead...

Tennis stars raise millions for Australian wildfire victims

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - A capacity crowd of more than 15,000 at Rod Laver Arena watched Roger Federer defeat Nick Kyrgios in a one-set...

Philippine volcano trembles more, spews lava half-mile high

TAGAYTAY, Philippines (AP) - A volcano near the Philippine capital spewed lava into the sky and trembled constantly Tuesday, possibly portending a bigger and...

Tom Hanks’ family offered Greek passport too for fire help

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's government is extending its offer of citizenship to Tom Hanks to his wife and their two children, in recognition...