The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years tore off roofs and doors, knocked out power across the entire island and unleashed heavy flooding in an onslaught that could plunge the U.S. territory deeper into financial crisis
Officials in Mexico worked to rescue survivors from dozens of buildings toppled by the powerful earthquake that killed at least 223 people. By mid-afternoon, 52 people had been pulled out alive since the magnitude 7.1 quake
In a startling reversal of fortune over the last week, Republican lawmakers have exceeded expectations and resuscitated a new effort to dismantle and replace key strictures of the Affordable Care Act
LaMotta, the boxer who inspired the Robert De Niro boxing classic Raging Bull, is dead at 95. Arguably no boxer over the last century, outside of Muhammad Ali and maybe Mike Tyson, left a firmer imprint on American culture.
As the Senate nears a deadline for a last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare, television host Jimmy Kimmel stepped up to tell his audience how he believed the new Republican health care plan could hurt them and their families
Oklahoma City police officers who opened fire on a man who was approaching them holding a metal pipe apparently didn't hear witnesses yelling that the man was deaf, the department said
During an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the Battle of the Sexes star shared that therapy helped her handle her anxiety as a child. "I was a very, very, very anxious child and I had a lot of panic attacks"
Home to more than 1 million works of Renaissance art and a vibrant shopping scene, Florence was voted the best city in Europe in this year's Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards for the tenth time in 11 years
Hillary Clinton described experiencing sexism and witnessing "manspreading" from Russian President Vladimir Putin during her tenure as Secretary of State. She also criticized President Trump's speech at the U.N. earlier this week
A Florida family watched as a sinkhole swallowed their home, leaving generations of cherished belongings buried under rubble. The sinkhole, which demolished their Apopka home, has grown to about 25 feet wide and 15 feet deep
Cornell University plans to form a task force to address what its president calls "persistent problems of bigotry and intolerance." Authorities in Ithaca say they're looking into whether last week's attack against a black student was racially motivated
French President Emmanuel Macron threw down the gauntlet to President Trump on the Paris climate agreement, saying the environmental accord will not be renegotiated to favor the U.S. "We will not backtrack," Macron said at the United Nations