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Hurricane-ravaged Caribbean medical school relocates to cruise ship

Hurricane-ravaged Caribbean medical school relocates to cruise ship

By Nereida Moreno | Chicago Tribune

October 13, 2017


Filed under National, State

In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Adtalem Global Education has turned to an unconventional facility to house its storm-ravaged Caribbean medical school campus: a cruise ship.

Ophelia likely to bring record 10th straight hurricane

Ophelia likely to bring record 10th straight hurricane

By Alysha Bayens | The News-Journal, Daytona Beach, Florida

October 11, 2017


Filed under National

Every tropical cyclone this season since Franklin back in early August has reached hurricane strength, ranking 2017 second in most consecutive hurricanes overall and first in the satellite era.

Justice Department redacts vast majority of documents related to Ferguson

Justice Department redacts vast majority of documents related to Ferguson

By Chuck Raasch | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

October 3, 2017


Filed under National

Almost two-thirds of the documents were totally redacted without any other reference to the person or persons who created them, the person or persons to whom they were intended, or the topic of the material withheld.

Trump heads to Puerto Rico after Twitter outbursts

Trump heads to Puerto Rico after Twitter outbursts

By Kimberly Atkins | Boston Herald

October 2, 2017


Filed under National

President Trump will travel to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico tomorrow after a weekend of Twitter attacks aimed at the mayor of the island's capital city who criticized the speed and breadth of the federal response.

Las Vegas concert gunman identified as Stephen Paddock, 64; motive unknown

Las Vegas concert gunman identified as Stephen Paddock, 64; motive unknown

By Christopher Brennan | New York Daily News

October 2, 2017


Filed under National

The gunman who massacred at least 50 people, and injured at least 400, at a Las Vegas concert has been identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock.

‘We don’t even know when we’re coming back’: Puerto Ricans evacuate to Florida on a cruise ship

‘We don’t even know when we’re coming back’: Puerto Ricans evacuate to Florida on a cruise ship

By Molly Hennessy-Fiske | Los Angeles Times

September 29, 2017


Filed under National

"People will be leaving daily. Things are getting worse. They say help is here, but all the help is in the port. What you see is chaos everywhere."

NFL players kneeling during national anthem: How Colin Kaepernick started a movement and why

NFL players kneeling during national anthem: How Colin Kaepernick started a movement and why

By Lauren Cook | amNewYork

September 28, 2017


Filed under National

The protest touched off by Kaepernick was โ€” and still is โ€” misconstrued as disrespectful to the flag, military veterans and the country as a whole.

Puerto Rico: The urgency of now

Puerto Rico: The urgency of now

By Chicago Tribune

September 27, 2017


Filed under National

Reinstalling a power grid, along with housing rehabilitation and basic supplies, on a poor, isolated island that relied on tourism and agriculture, will require direct and consistent attention.

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