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Report: Hurricane Dorian inflicted $3.4B losses on Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian inflicted losses of about $3.4 billion on the Bahamas, an amount equal to one-quarter of the Caribbean archipelago’s GDP, according to a report released Friday → Read More

Google digitizes artworks in Puerto Rico for 1st time

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The 1953 painting by Rafael Tufiño Figueroa features his mother with a red scarf on her head, a determined look on her face and heavy expression lines, a depiction of a working-class woman that broke from conventional portraits of the time that focused largely on wealthy men. → Read More

Google digitizes artworks in Puerto Rico for 1st time

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The 1953 painting by Rafael Tufiño Figueroa features his mother with a red scarf on her head, a determined look on her face and heavy expression lines, a depiction of... → Read More

Rapper T.I. faces major backlash for ‘hymen’ comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Planned Parenthood and others on social media blasted T.I. after the rapper said he goes to the gynecologist with his daughter every year to make sure her hymen is “still intact.” In an episode of the “Ladies Like Us” podcast that debuted this week, T.I. said that he takes “yearly trips […] → Read More

Fans say farewell to legendary Puerto Rico astrologer

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Walter Mercado lay in his coffin Wednesday wearing a velvet suit that ranged in color from his favorite violet to dark blue as a teary woman stood nearby, transfixed by a screen that showed pictures of the legendary Puerto Rican astrologer surrounded by friends, family and his dog, Runo. → Read More

Fans say farewell to legendary Puerto Rico astrologer

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Walter Mercado lay in his coffin Wednesday wearing a velvet suit that ranged in color from his favorite violet to dark blue as a teary woman stood nearby, transfixed by a screen that showed pictures of the legendary Puerto Rican astrologer surrounded by friends, family and his dog, Runo. → Read More

Celebrity Astrologer Walter Mercado Dies at 88

Television astrologer Walter Mercado, whose glamorous persona made him a star in Latin media, has died. He was 88. → Read More

Flamboyant Puerto Rican astrologer Walter Mercado dies at 88

He gained fame for his daily horoscope segment on Spanish-language TV, delivered in a dramatic fashion with an exaggerated trilling of the "r'' sound. → Read More

Flamboyant Puerto Rican astrologer Walter Mercado dies at 88

He gained fame for his daily horoscope segment on Spanish-language TV, delivered in a dramatic fashion with an exaggerated trilling of the "r'' sound. → Read More

Flamboyant Puerto Rican astrologer Walter Mercado dies at 88

He gained fame for his daily horoscope segment on Spanish-language TV, delivered in a dramatic fashion with an exaggerated trilling of the "r'' sound. → Read More

Flamboyant Puerto Rican astrologer Walter Mercado dies at 88

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Walter Mercado, a flamboyant astrologer and television personality whose daily TV appearances entertained many across Latin America and the U.S. for more than a → Read More

Flamboyant Puerto Rican astrologer Walter Mercado dies at 88

He gained fame for his daily horoscope segment on Spanish-language TV, delivered in a dramatic fashion with an exaggerated trilling of the "r'' sound. → Read More

Flamboyant Puerto Rican astrologer Walter Mercado dies at 88

He gained fame for his daily horoscope segment on Spanish-language TV, delivered in a dramatic fashion with an exaggerated trilling of the "r'' sound. → Read More

Flamboyant Puerto Rican astrologer Walter Mercado dies at 88

Mercado never publicly stated his sexuality, but he was an icon in the gay community as someone who challenged the conservative television culture in Latin America. → Read More

Legendary Puerto Rican astrologer Walter Mercado dies at 88

Mercado never publicly stated his sexuality, but he was an icon in the gay community as someone who challenged the conservative television culture in Latin America. → Read More

Smugglers in Mexico cutting through border wall’s new sections with saws, report says

Smugglers are using reciprocating saws to cut through steel and concrete portions of the wall, the Post reports. → Read More

Man said someone threw battery acid on his face amid parking dispute in Milwaukee

“I walk across the street. He was standing at the corner. He started talking. ‘You come to invade my country. You don’t respect my laws,’” the victim said. → Read More

Jane Fonda spends night in jail after demonstration arrest

The 81-year-old Oscar winner was among more than 40 people arrested Friday while sitting in the atrium of the Hart Senate Office Building. → Read More

Florida teen charged with offering $100,000 to kill school employee

Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said deputies arrested 18-year-old Nicholas Godfrey and charged him with solicitation to attempt murder. → Read More

Florida teen charged with offering $100,000 to kill school employee

Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said deputies arrested 18-year-old Nicholas Godfrey and charged him with solicitation to attempt murder. → Read More