MEXICO CITY—A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the ruins of her school stretched into a new day today—a vigil broadcast across the nation as rescue workers struggled in rain and darkness to pick away unstable debris and reach her.
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—Rescuers fanned out today to reach stunned victims after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, knocking out electricity to the entire island while triggering landslides and floods.
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will open the signing ceremony for the first treaty to ban nuclear weapons and the Security Council hold a high-level meeting on its far-flung peacekeeping operations as world leaders tackle a wide range of crises and challenges on the second day of their annual gathering.
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Was it a bluff? A warning that Washington would shoot down North Korea’s next missile test? A simple restatement of past policy? Officials and pundits across Asia struggled Wednesday to parse U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to “totally destroy North Korea” if provoked.
MEXICO CITY — Rescuers and volunteers frantically dug through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings long into the night, looking for survivors of Mexico’s deadliest earthquake since 1985 as the number of confirmed fatalities jumped to 226 early Wednesday.
MINNEAPOLIS — Officials from Great Lakes states are making a renewed push to win approval of a long stalled proposal for adding a new lock to the Soo Locks complex, a critical chokepoint that connects Lake Superior to the lower Great Lakes.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—NASA's Cassini spacecraft disintegrated in the skies above Saturn early today in a final, fateful blaze of cosmic glory, following a remarkable journey of 20 years.
Confirmation of Cassini's expected demise came about 7:55 a.m. (EDT). That's when radio signals from the spacecraft—its last scientific gifts to Earth—came to an abrupt halt.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—SpaceX has put together a bloopers video showing “How NOT to land an orbital rocket booster.”
Set to John Philip Sousa's rousing march “The Liberty Bell,” the two-minute video posted yesterday shows rockets exploding at sea and over land.
The opening blast—from 2013—even is synchronized to the music.
LONDON—Hundreds of British police embarked on a massive manhunt today, racing to find out who placed a homemade bomb on a packed London subway train during the morning rush hour.
The explosion—labelled a terrorist attack by police—wounded 22 people and ignited a panicked stampede to safety.
TOKYO — Warning sirens blared in northern Japan on Friday when North Korea launched a missile and again when it passed over the Japanese island of Hokkaido as residents were just starting their day.