Category 4 Maria batters Puerto Rico

A man and his daughter flee from the rain on a beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday.

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One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday.

MEXICO SLIDER1 TOPSHOT - A man is pulled out of the rubble alive following a quake in Mexico City on September 19, 2017. A powerful earthquake shook Mexico City on Tuesday, causing panic among the megalopolis' 20 million inhabitants on the 32nd anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake. The US Geological Survey put the quake's magnitude at 7.1 while Mexico's Seismological Institute said it measured 6.8 on its scale. The institute said the quake's epicenter was seven kilometers west of Chiautla de Tapia, in the neighboring state of Puebla. / AFP PHOTO / Ronaldo SCHEMIDTRONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images

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MEXICO SLIDER1 TOPSHOT - Rescuers, firefighters, policemen, soldiers and volunteers remove rubble and debris from a flattened building in search of survivors after a powerful quake in Mexico City on September 19, 2017. A devastating quake in Mexico on Tuesday killed more than 100 people, according to official tallies, with a preliminary 30 deaths recorded in the capital where rescue efforts were still going on. / AFP PHOTO / YURI CORTEZYURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images

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MEXICO SLIDER1 TOPSHOT - Rescuers, firefighters, policemen, soldiers and volunteers remove rubble and debris from a flattened building in search of survivors after a powerful quake in Mexico City on September 19, 2017. A devastating quake in Mexico on Tuesday killed more than 100 people, according to official tallies, with a preliminary 30 deaths recorded in the capital where rescue efforts were still going on. / AFP PHOTO / RONALDO SCHEMIDTRONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images

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MEXICO SLIDER1 TOPSHOT - An injured woman is helped after a powerful quake in Mexico City on September 19, 2017. A powerful earthquake shook Mexico City on Tuesday, causing panic among the megalopolis' 20 million inhabitants on the 32nd anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake. The US Geological Survey put the quake's magnitude at 7.1 while Mexico's Seismological Institute said it measured 6.8 on its scale. The institute said the quake's epicenter was seven kilometers west of Chiautla de Tapia, in the neighboring state of Puebla. / AFP PHOTO / Pedro PardoPEDRO PARDO/AFP/Getty Images

MEXICO SLIDER1 TOPSHOT - Rescuers, firefighters, policemen, soldiers and volunteers remove rubble and debris from a flattened building in search of survivors after a powerful quake in Mexico City on September 19, 2017. A devastating quake in Mexico on Tuesday killed more than 100 people, according to official tallies, with a preliminary 30 deaths recorded in the capital where rescue efforts were still going on. / AFP PHOTO / PEDRO PARDOPEDRO PARDO/AFP/Getty Images

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MEXICO SLIDER1 A woman walks past a collapsed building after a 7.1 earthquake, in Jojutla, Morelos state, Mexico, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. The earthquake stunned central Mexico, killing more than 100 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

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Rescuers wriggle into collapsed school after Mexico quake kills at least 217

Sounds came from the collapsed structure early Wednesday — nobody knew if they were survivors pounding for help, or simply the noises of shifting rubble.

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A Boston CEO is working to raise more than $5 million to pull off what politicians have been unable to do.

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The storm’s persistent, easterly flow has kept the area’s warm air at bay. So when can we expect to see the sun again?

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Robert Kennedy’s son has agreed to pay a $150 fine for violating a local noise bylaw.

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State officials warned that the Republican bill would inflict serious damage to the Mass. medical system.

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Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh is calling for an expansion of public park space — like the Harborwalk — along the city’s waterfront.

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Walsh proposes ‘landmark’ park space along waterfront

Mayor Martin Walsh unveiled the plans, but didn’t detail how the park would be paid for or where it would be located.

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This writer was going to try it, but the experts warned he’d better not.

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Amazon Inc. was one of the reasons the regional chain Benny’s decided to go out of business, but Benny’s fans aren’t giving up hope.

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The last-ditch Republican effort to repeal Obamacare suffered a bruising verbal assault Tuesday night from TV comedian Jimmy Kimmel.

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Hillary Clinton spoke with Stephen Colbert on the same night President Trump addressed the UN General Assembly nearby.

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They just keep opening! Here are some you should care about, and why.

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Hundreds of former NFL players may have been swindled by unscrupulous lenders and advisers.

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) looks to hand off the ball in the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)

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The rookie quarterback is the No. 1 talking point in Sunday’s matchup, but there are other things you should know about the Texans.

Two Marshall (Texas) Longhorns football players took a break during a 2016 practice.

Study links youth football to greater risk of later health problems

A Boston University study found greater risks of brain-related problems from playing tackle football before age 12.

The Trump presidency

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President Trump was characteristically confrontational during Tuesday’s speech, at one point threatening to “totally destroy” North Korea.

GROUND GAME

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Here’s a breakdown of what we heard and what it might mean.

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Allergan CEO Brent Saunders made a creative deal to protect patents on a lucrative drug.

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Fiat Chrysler recalling 494,417 Ram trucks for safety issue

The recall involves Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups and Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 chassis cabs from the 2013 to 2017 model years. All 494,417 of the vehicles involved have 6.7-liter engines.