• Strong winds and waves batter the coast as Tropical Storm Erika approaches Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic, Friday, August 28, 2015. Tropical Storm Erika began to lose steam Friday over the Dominican Republic, but it left behind a trail of destruction that included several people killed on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said. (AP Photo/Tatiana Fernandez)

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    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika was losing its punch as it drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic early Saturday, but it left devastation in its path, killing at least 20 people and leaving another 31 missing on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said.

  • Vicky Duval, of the United States, reacts after winning a point against Luksika Kumkhum, of Thailand, during the first set of a U.S. Open qualifying tennis match, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, in New York. The qualifying round is Duval's second tournament this year after missing last season to undergo treatment for cancer. Duval won the match. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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