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Quebec bans face coverings in public services

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Quebec's lawmakers passed a bill Wednesday that would require public workers and citizens seeking government services to have their faces uncovered.

Monday, Oct 16

18

Puerto Ricans drink water from Superfund site

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A tall chain link fence, shrouded in vines, surrounds an aging water well tucked away in this small town just west of San Juan. A metal sign carries a warning in Spanish to anyone who approaches: "Danger. Do Not Enter."

10

Venezuelan opposition denounces results of first major vote since violent election

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Venezuela's political opposition denounced the results of Sunday's regional elections, after President Nicolas Máduro claimed victory.

Friday, Oct 13

07

Traveling doctors help Puerto Ricans cut off from care

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The waves from the Caribbean Sea crash on the shore right beneath the back window of Irma Torres' concrete-walled home in southeast Puerto Rico. Hurricane Maria ripped part of the roof away when it slammed into Yabucoa, Puerto Rico last…

Friday, Oct 6

12

4 children killed after guard sets fire at day care center in Brazil

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At least four children have been killed, and several others injured, after a man torched a day care center in southeastern Brazil on Thursday.

05

Air France engine parts that fell off mid-flight found in Greenland

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Parts of an engine that were lost by an Air France flight en route from Paris to Los Angeles last month have been spotted in Greenland, investigators say.

Wednesday, Oct 4

21

Chasing 'El Chapo': Prison breaks, hideaways and life on the lam

CNN / Latin America

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's name conjurs up one phrase for an investigator who spent his career trying to catch him: "Evil genius."

14

How US gun culture compares with the world in 5 charts

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The mass shooting in Las Vegas has once again reignited the debate around gun rights in the US. Here's how America's gun culture compares to the rest of the world.

Tuesday, Oct 3

23

US war veteran's home destroyed in Puerto Rico

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Jose Diaz hadn't seen his wife, Lydia Pabon, cry in years. Then Hurricane Maria ripped a massive tree out of the ground and dropped it into their living room.

Monday, Oct 2

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Suspect charged in Edmonton attacks that injured five

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A Somali refugee charged with five counts of attempted murder is accused of striking a police officer in Edmonton, Canada, with a car and later plowing a truck into pedestrians on a busy street, injuring four.

13

Singer Jason Aldean describes 'horrific' scene

CNN / Entertainment

American country singer Jason Aldean, who was performing when a gunman opened fire on concert-goers in Las Vegas, has described the deadly incident as "beyond horrific."

02

Engine failure over Atlantic forces landing

CNN / World

An Air France flight from Paris to Los Angeles made an emergency landing in Canada on Saturday after one of its engines failed during an Atlantic crossing.

Saturday, Sep 30

16

The US Virgin Islands are suffering from the storms, too

CNN / U.S.

The humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico grips the country, but the destruction from the storms was widespread, and the US Virgin Islands are facing their own lengthy recovery.

Friday, Sep 29

08

Cut off after bridge collapsed, Puerto Ricans cross river with cable

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Puerto Ricans in the town of San Lorenzo were forced to ford a river using a cable wire after Hurricane Maria destroyed the bridge connecting it to the rest of the countryside.

Monday, Sep 25

18

Mexico quake: Victim search continues

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The grim, relentless job of digging through rubble in the search for earthquake victims continued Monday in Mexico.

Sunday, Sep 24

21

Officials describe 'apocalyptic' conditions

CNN / U.S.

Days after Hurricane Maria pounded the island of Puerto Rico, killing at least 10 people, authorities are starting to see firsthand the scope of devastation that left the US territory off the grid.

15

New quakes strike hard-hit Mexico

CNN / World

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck Oaxaca, Mexico, early Saturday, according to the US Geological Survey. The quake was located 4 miles from Lázaro Cárdenas in southern Oaxaca. USGS puts the depth at 32 kilometers.

01

Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico reels as storm turns toward US East Coast

CNN / U.S.

Millions of Puerto Rico residents continue to reel from Hurricane Maria as the National Weather Service says the storm could bring "direct impacts" to the US East Coast in the coming days.

Saturday, Sep 23

22

Mexico earthquake survivor: Floors came down like dominoes

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Martin Mendez spent 17 hours trapped beneath the ruins of a six-story building in Mexico City before rescuers pulled him and three others out of the wreckage.

08

Searches could last weeks

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Hiram Navarro had reasons for hope and despair Friday as rescuers hunted for his brother and dozens of others who were feared to be in a Mexico City office building that collapsed in this week's magnitude 7.1 earthquake.

06

Mexican town shakes off shock after quake, begins to move forward

CNN / World

Days after a deadly earthquake battered the small market town of Jojutla, collective shock and fear have already given way to the gritty work of cleaning up and moving forward.

03

Puerto Rico reeling from Hurricane Maria

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Puerto Rico grappled with damages and deaths caused by Hurricane Maria on Friday as the storm hurtled across the Caribbean and slapped the Turks and Caicos Islands.

02

Anxious relatives make frantic search to contact their loved ones

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Those anxious to learn about the fate of their loved ones in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria say that waiting for word is the most agonizing part.

Friday, Sep 22

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Navy official apologizes over reports of trapped girl

CNN / World

A Mexican navy official has apologized for confusion over reports that a 12-year-old girl was trapped alive after a Mexico City school collapsed in the wake of a magnitude 7.1 earthquake that killed more than 280 people nationwide.

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Small town of Jojutla is another face of Mexico's deadly earthquake

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The rush of aid and the sense of solidarity that helped lift Mexico City following the deadly earthquake this week have spread outside the Mexican capital.

15

Who are 'Los Topos' volunteer rescuers?

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Members of "Los Topos," or the moles, at times emerge from the ruins of collapsed buildings too traumatized to speak. The cries from those entombed in brick and concrete can be haunting.

14

In Mexico City's worst hit neighborhoods, hopelessness and fear grows

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Almost two full days after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake destroyed parts of Mexico City, Carlos Enrique Silva and his family found themselves packing up all their belongings into two white pickup trucks, as an unwanted rain-shower trickled…

11

Maria kills 15 people in Dominica

CNN / U.S.

Hurricane Maria picked up steam Thursday afternoon, turning streets into raging rivers as it continues its deadly tear across the Caribbean.

07

Missing girl in Mexico quake didn't exist

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Crowds falling silent outside the Enrique Rébsamen school were a sign of hope that someone alive could be heard in the rubble. As the hours passed, the silences became fewer, and the hope faded.

02

Mexico shrouds its sorrow in solidarity

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Mexico's biggest earthquake in decades brought parts of Mexico City to its knees on Tuesday. But as the earth continued to tremble, residents mobilized.