NPR News: ‘Imminent’ Dam Failure Threatens Thousands In Puerto Rico

‘Imminent’ Dam Failure Threatens Thousands In Puerto Rico
The National Weather Service warned locals to evacuate, but with most communications down, it remained unclear how many would heed the alerts.

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NPR News: Puerto Rico Update: How One NGO Is Helping The Island Rebuild After Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico Update: How One NGO Is Helping The Island Rebuild After Hurricane Maria
Michael Fernandez, executive director of CARAS, a nonprofit based in Puerto Rico, speaks with NPR’s Scott Simon from the island, where he’s aiding in the disaster recovery efforts.

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NPR News: Mother And Daughter Who Opposed Bashar al-Assad Regime Brutally Murdered In Turkey

Mother And Daughter Who Opposed Bashar al-Assad Regime Brutally Murdered In Turkey
Police found the bodies of Orouba Barakat and her daughter, Halla, a U.S. citizen, in their Istanbul apartment, Their deaths have left family and the wider Syrian diaspora fearing for their lives.

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