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ISIS: What to know about terror group

US-backed forces fighting ISIS in Raqqa say "major military operations" in the city have ended and that the jihadists have lost control of their self-declared capital. Here's a timeline of events related to ISIS.

Puerto Rico devastated by Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico last week, whipping the island with Irma-level winds, drenching it in Harvey-level flooding, crippling communications, decimating buildings and damaging a dam that puts downstream residents at risk of catastrophe. Without power and communications for much of the island, millions of people have been cut off from the world since the hurricane hit. Here's the latest info and images from the storm.

Mountie gets prison time for smuggling narwhal tusks

An retiredmember of the Canadian Mounted Police is facingfive years in a Maine prisonfor money laundering and smuggling millions of dollars worth of protected narwhal tusks into the United States, reports the CBC.

Disastrous quake hits Mexico

A magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck the central Mexican state of Puebla on Tuesday afternoon, the US Geological Survey said.

London terrorist attack injures 22

A rush hour blast caused by an improvised explosive device on a London Underground train which injured 22 people is being treated as terrorism by London's Metropolitan Police.

Hurricane prep checklist

Are you ready for a hurricane? With Hurricane Florence aiming to hit the Carolinas, here's a checklist to make sure you're ready before a storm hits your neighborhood.

Hurricane Harvey: The damage

The most powerful hurricane to hit the United States in a decade made landfall north of Corpus, Christi, Texas, late Friday as a Category 4 storm. Hurricane Harvey was downgraded to a tropical storm Saturday afternoon as rain continued to pummel the southeast part of the state. Here's a look at the damage so far.

Photos show details of North Korea's missile program

Newly released photos appear to show unexpected advances in North Korea's missile program, CNN reports. The country's state media announced leader Kim Jong Un visited the country's Chemical Material Institute of the Academy of Defense Sciences. Here's a look at the photos.

Afghanistan: 16 years and no end in sight

The United States first invaded Afghanistan on October 7, 2001, as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. Here's a look at recent major developments pertaining to the war.