New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico


MEXICO CITY (AP) — A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, causing new alarm in a country reeling from two still-more-powerful quakes this month that have killed nearly 400 people.


Families of missing in Mexico quake still hold out hope

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hope mixed with fear Friday on a 60-foot stretch of a bike lane in downtown Mexico City, where families huddled under tarps and donated blankets, awaiting word of their loved ones trapped in the four-story-high pile of rubble behind them.

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  • Written by By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and MARIA VERZA , Associated Press

Dam failing as scope of Puerto Rico's disaster becomes clear


SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rican officials rushed to evacuate tens of thousands of people downstream of a failing dam and said they could not reach more than half the towns in the U.S. territory as the massive scale of the disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria started to become clear on Friday.


  • Written by By DANICA COTO, Associated Press

South Korea says natural North Korea earthquake detected


SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's weather agency said a magnitude 3.0 earthquake was detected in North Korea on Saturday around where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural.

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  • Written by By KIM TONG-HYUNG , Associated Press

In final push, Merkel seeks to reach undecided German voters


BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged her supporters to keep up the momentum in the final hours before Sunday's national election, urging a last push to try to sway undecided voters.

  • Written by By DAVID RISING , Associated Press