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Taiwan president in U.S. after warning of threat from 'overseas forces'

Jul 12 2019

NEW YORK Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning that democracy must be defended and that the island faced threats from "overseas forces," in a veiled reference to China. | Video

More Florida Keys residents return home to survey Irma's destruction

Sep 18 2017

KEY LARGO, Fla. More residents who had fled the Florida Keys ahead of Hurricane Irma were allowed to return to their homes on Saturday, as authorities prepared to reopen Key West at the end of the devastated archipelago on Sunday.

Tanzanian child victims of witchcraft attacks get new limbs

Jun 09 2017

NEW YORK Four Tanzanian children with albinism who lost limbs, fingers, and teeth in superstition-driven attacks made their way home this week after receiving prosthetics - and a dose of confidence - in the United States.

Death toll climbs as floods swamp North Carolina after Hurricane Matthew

Oct 11 2016

LUMBERTON, N.C./KINSTON, N.C. Flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew has displaced several thousand people in North Carolina, and authorities were helping more evacuate on Tuesday as swollen rivers threatened a wide swath of the state. | Video

Dallas police headquarters cordoned off after threat

Jul 10 2016

DALLAS Dallas police headquarters and surrounding blocks were cordoned off and SWAT teams were deployed on Saturday after authorities received an anonymous threat against officers across the city, but a search for a "suspicious person" turned up no one, officials said. | Video

Dallas police headquarters cordoned off after threat

Jul 10 2016

DALLAS Dallas police headquarters and surrounding blocks were cordoned off and SWAT teams were deployed on Saturday after authorities received an anonymous threat against officers across the city, but a search for a "suspicious person" turned up no one, officials said. | Video

Decline of the Catskills

Oct 17 2014

Dubbed the "Borscht Belt," in its heyday the Catskills was a bustling vacation resort region popular with middle and working-class New Yorkers of Jewish origin. Situated about 100 miles north of New York City, people flocked to the area to escape the stifling summer heat of the city. Many families would relocate to the area for several months, with men visiting their wives and children on the weekends.

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