Articles by Robin Respaut and Dave Graham

Hurricane Maria Carves Path of Destruction Through Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria, the strongest storm to strike Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years, carved a path of destruction through the U.S. territory on Wednesday, causing widespread flooding and knocking power out across the island after killing at least nine people …

Mexico Pemex Blast Death Toll Rises to 32; Cause Unclear

The death toll from an explosion at the Mexico City headquarters of Mexican state oil company Pemex has risen to 32, but the cause of the incident is still unclear, the company said on Friday. Scenes of confusion and chaos …

Major Quake Rattles Mexico; No Significant Damage Reported

A major earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday, unleashing panic as it damaged hundreds of buildings and caused homes in the capital to bounce like “trampolines.” Office workers fled into the street when the 7.4-magnitude quake shook Mexico City for more …

Germany’s Merkel, IMF Head Warn of ‘Contagion’ in Euro Zone Crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the head of the IMF warned of financial contagion on Wednesday unless a euro zone debt crisis is stopped in Greece, while investors fled to the safe havens of the dollar and gold. Greek public …

Obama to Push G20 Leaders to Rethink Global Economy

President Barack Obama said Sunday he would push world leaders this week for a reshaping of the global economy in response to the deepest financial crisis in decades. In Europe, officials kept up pressure for a deal to curb bankers’ …