• Syria looks to peace, North Korea to attack on US mainland

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria’s foreign minister told world leaders Saturday that victory against terrorists in his war-ravaged nation “is now within reach” while North Korea’s foreign minister said U.S. President Donald Trump’s insult to his country makes an attack against the U.S. mainland inevitable.

  • Earthquake dims stylish nightlife in Mexico City district

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — In the stylish Condesa neighborhood, young revelers typically spill out from dimly lit bars and restaurants on a Friday night. But the first weekend since a 7.1 magnitude earthquake toppled buildings just blocks away began on a somber note.

  • The Latest: New 6.1 quake centered in southern Mexico

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on earthquakes in Mexico (all times local):

  • Note to Texas, Florida: Insurance fights over Sandy rage on

    NEW YORK (AP) — The destructive floodwaters of Superstorm Sandy receded quickly, but some storm victims are still neck-deep in a battle over insurance payouts. And many victims of this year’s storms in Texas, Florida and elsewhere should brace themselves for a similar fight, lawyers involved in Sandy insurance battles say.

    Updated: 7:43 am

  • Earthquake dims stylish nightlife in Mexico City district

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge and causing new alarm in a country reeling from two even more powerful quakes this month that together have killed nearly 400 people.

    Updated: 11:17 am

  • Elderly deaths: Call for generators in Florida nursing homes

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After 11 nursing home residents died in the sweltering heat of hurricane-induced power outages, Florida’s nursing home industry is now on a collision course with Gov. Rick Scott.

  • The Latest: Timeline for Puerto Rico regaining power unclear

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local):

  • Drought affects duck hunting wetlands in the Northern Plains

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — When duck hunters in the Northern Plains take to the field this fall, they will find fewer wetlands where they can set up their blinds and float their decoys following a summer of devastating drought.

  • Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity after Maria

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The eye of Hurricane Maria was nearing the Turks and Caicos early Friday as Puerto Rico sought to recover from the storm’s devastation.

  • Earthquake-hit Mexico City plans archery world championships

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The governing body of archery says Mexico City is still preparing to host the world championships next month despite extensive earthquake damage.