FEMA estimates one-fourth of Keys homes could be destroyed

 

MIAMI (AP) — Search-and-rescue teams made their way into the Florida Keys' farthest reaches Tuesday, while crews labored to repair the single washed-out highway connecting the islands and rush aid to Hurricane Irma's victims. Federal officials estimated one-quarter of all homes in the Keys were destroyed.

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  • Written by By FREIDA FRISARO and MARTHA MENDOZA , Associated Press

Bangladesh slams Myanmar for 'atrocities' against Rohingya

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The Bangladeshi prime minister was traveling Tuesday to struggling refugee camps that have absorbed hundreds of thousands of Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar in recent weeks — a crisis she said left her speechless.

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  • Written by By AL-EMRUN GARJON and TOFAYEL AHMED , Associated Press

Age matters when it comes to screening for cervical cancer

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting checked for cervical cancer isn't one-size-fits-all: Millions of women may soon have to decide between a routine Pap or a newer test that detects if they have a cancer-causing virus.

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  • Written by By LAURAN NEERGAARD , AP Medical Writer

Death toll from southern Mexico's big earthquake rises to 96

 

JUCHITAN, Mexico (AP) — The death toll from Mexico's 8.1 magnitude earthquake rose to 96 on Monday as more victims were confirmed in the hard-hit southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas and residents worked to repair shattered homes and small businesses.

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  • Written by By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN , Associated Press

Police: 9 dead, including suspect, at suburban Dallas home

PLANO, Texas (AP) — Nine people, including a suspect who was fatally shot by an officer, have died after a man opened fire during a gathering to watch football at a suburban Dallas home, police said Monday.

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