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If Trump kills Iran deal; what next?
President Trump said on Monday that he was ready to announce whether he would pull the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal and his decision is expected at 2pm (EST) today.
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The lawyer who gave up a career as a rock guitarist to prosecute a former president (and won)
Thomas Becker, a Harvard lawyer and guitarist for an alternative rock band, played a key role in winning an unprecedented legal case: for the first time in the United States, a former foreign head of state was tried for human rights violations.
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Is this Gerda Taro, famed Spanish Civil War photographer?
Gerda Taro was the first woman photojournalist to be killed in a war, when she was run over by a tank in 1937. No images of her body have ever been seen ... until now?
Haiti receives more U.S. aid than any other country in the hemisphere.
Why Trump's racist insults threaten a fragile Haiti eight years after the earthquake
Haiti, which depends on charity and remittances, gets the largest chunk of U.S. aid of any country in the region. But that's fallen 25% since Trump became president.
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Florida: No home in paradise
Some of Hurricane Irma’s most startling images came out of Florida: millions of cars fleeing north to escape the storm; the streets of Miami's financial district, Brickell, turned into rivers; destruction in the Keys. Some 50 to 75 people died across the state as a result of Irma.
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Cuba: Crumbling old homes in Cuba won't survive another storm
Irma affected 13 of Cuba’s 15 provinces and left a dozen dead. It also exposed the island’s Achilles’ heel: ageing and fragile housing. Every storm makes thousands of already deteriorating homes even more vulnerable to collapse. Some on the island want to know how they can build more resistant homes without a wealth of materials and in spite of bureaucratic red tape.
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Turks & Caicos: Battered by Irma and Maria, but open for business
In the span of two weeks, Turks and Caicos was hit by both Irma and Maria. Three of the islands, South Caicos, Grand Turk and Salt Cay, were hit the hardest. As 90% of the economy of those islands depends on tourists, hoteliers organized quickly to clean up the destruction and get their hotels back up and running.
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Puerto Rico: Their neighbors fled, but these Puerto Ricans see a future on the island
Hurricane Maria left a path of death and destruction in Puerto Rico. At least 64 people died because of the storm, according to official statistics, though independent investigations suggest that number could be as high as 1,000. It also initiated a new exodus of Puerto Ricans to the United States. With a U.S. passport in hand, tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans showed up to airports and ports around the island with the intention of leaving, uncertain how long they’d be gone. Would it be temporary or permanent? Only time would tell. But many of those who stayed did so to help the country get back on its feet. These are some of their stories.
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US Virgin Islands: Free wifi networks to avoid being "forgotten" by the United States
The United States Virgin Islands suffered two Category 5 hurricanes within two weeks: Irma battered Saint John and Saint Thomas, while Maria devastated St. Croix. The storms left many of the islands’ residents feeling forgotten by the United States. In Saint John, the community has banded together to help each other, from free Wi-Fi networks to groups that travel around the island to find out what neighbors need.
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Saint Martin: After Irma, no-one on this island wants zinc roofing
Hurricane Irma hit the small Dutch-French island of Saint Martin on September 6, destroying homes, boats, businesses and vegetation. It also taught the island a lesson: that houses should have concrete roofs. These two Venezuelan architects tell Univision how the hurricane will affect building codes going forward.
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Barbuda: From deserted island to paradise for sale
The most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic left more than 1,600 climate refugees when the entire population of Barbuda had to be evacuated to neighboring Antigua. But for many, what came next was even worse. The government has threatened to take advantage of reconstruction efforts to commercialize communal lands. Until now, they’d been handed down through generations.
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Dominica: This Dominican family struggles to get by after Hurricane Maria
Hurricane Maria didn’t spare anyone on the island of Dominica--even prime minister Roosevelt Skerrit lost his roof during the storm. Weeks later, the entire island remained in a fragile state. Here, one family describes their day-to-day life since the hurricane.
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A three-month journey through eight islands and Florida
We visited areas of the Caribbean and Florida battered by Irma and Maria. There, people told us how they’re preparing to confront a future marked by climate change, where storms may be more frequent and more powerful.
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Life in the eye of the hurricane
We visited areas of the Caribbean and Florida battered by Irma and Maria. There, people told us how they’re preparing to confront a future marked by climate change, where storms may be more frequent and more powerful.
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Nobel Peace Laureate Oscar Arias says Trump's Israeli policy echoes Reagan's folly in Central America
Arias thinks Trump is similarly undermining the possibility for a negotiated peace deal in the Middle East, and predicts the U.S. president's rash behavior will marginalize his government the same way Reagan's policy toward Central America did 30 years ago.