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Immigrants scramble to complete paperwork amid hurricanes
As Harvey struck Houston, Esti Garza fled her home with a change of clothes, a Bible and her immigration paperwork. Days later, she brought several manila envelopes containing the documents to a Houston office where lawyers and immigrants sat in pairs around a long conference room table. Having just... Read more
Why these Miami residents are hunkering down at home as Irma approaches
As more than 1 million Floridians are under orders to evacuate, ABC News spoke to some Miami residents who are hunkering down at home as Hurricane Irma — the most powerful Atlantic storm in a decade — approaches. Irma, initially a Category 5 and since downgraded to Category 4,... Read more
Hurricane Irma: By the numbers
Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina are bracing for the impact of Hurricane Irma — the most powerful Atlantic storm in a decade — which is expected to hit Florida Sunday morning. Irma, now downgraded to a Category 4 storm, has devastated several islands in the Caribbean. Here... Read more
Boarding school owner charged with abusing teenage students
Investigators say the former owner of an Iowa boarding school used his position to coerce one teenager into a sexual relationship and others to undress for his arousal. Former Midwest Academy owner Benjamin Trane is charged with third-degree sexual abuse, sexual exploitation by a counselor and child endangerment. He... Read more
Authorities who responded to a report of an active shooter at an Ohio high school say they arrested one person and took a gun, and no one was hurt. Officers were called Friday morning to Columbus Scioto, which is a few miles south of downtown Columbus. Shortly thereafter, the... Read more
Irma ‘is going to devastate the United States,’ FEMA chief says Video
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Campus rape policy under review by the Trump administration
In another example of the Trump administration unwinding Obama-era policy, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced Thursday that the department will begin the process of updating guidance for Title IX sexual assault investigations — a move she said would ensure due process on campus. “One rape is too many …... Read more
Florida governor urges residents ahead of Hurricane Irma: ‘You’ve got to get out; you can’t wait’
With more than a million Florida residents ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irma, Gov. Rick Scott urged people to leave without delay. “If you’re in an evacuation zone, you’ve got to get out; you can’t wait,” Scott said in an interview today with ABC News’ “Good Morning America”... Read more
Authorities say a South Carolina man took his own life moments after his 2-year-old son found a gun and accidentally shot and killed himself. Richland County Corner Gary Watts says toddler Kyree Myers’ mother called 911 after her son found the loaded gun in the family’s Columbia home and... Read more
Dangerous winds, storm surge threaten Florida even as Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 4
Major storm surge and 150 mph winds awaited South Florida even as Hurricane Irma was downgraded to a Category 4 storm in its crawl toward the U.S. mainland on Friday morning. The 5 a.m. update from the National Hurricane Center showed maximum sustained winds of 155 mph, making it... Read more