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Hurricane Recovery in U.S. Virgin Islands Lags Puerto Rico’s

Puerto Rico’s economy has shown considerable signs of improvement after the hit form hurricanes Irma and Maria two years ago, while the U.S. Virgin Islands economy remains “mired in a deep slump.” That’s the finding in new report by the …

Things to Know about Last Week’s California Cliff Collapse

ENCINITAS, Calif. — Three family members enjoying a day at a San Diego area beach were killed Friday when a huge slab of the cliff above them plunged onto the sand. The collapse has raised questions about the stability of …

Blame it on Bieber: Iceland Canyon too Popular with Visitors

FJADRARGLJUFUR, Iceland — A large sign warns motorists that Iceland’s Fjadrargljufur canyon is closed to visitors but drivers keep on coming down the narrow gravel road. A ranger at a roadblock has to explain why no one can pass: The …

Safety Board Investigating Deadly Mid-Air Collision in Alaska

About the photo: Emergency response crews transport an injured passenger to an ambulance at the George Inlet Lodge docks, Monday, in Ketchikan, Alaska. The passenger was from one of two sightseeing planes reported down in George Inlet early Monday afternoon …

Storm-Hit Jersey Shore Struggles to Be Ready for Summer Season

As the spring sun glinted off the Atlantic Ocean at the tiny resort town of Avon-by-the-Sea, a small brown and white dog raced gleefully down the empty beach. “He’s the only one getting anything done,” muttered a scowling hard-hat worker, …