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The girl, 12, has been able to communicate with emergency crews, and she has wriggled her fingers for them through the wreckage at the Enrique Rebsamen School, south of the capital.

"We are without power, the whole island is without power," Jenniffer González-Colón, Puerto Rico's resident commissioner, tells NPR.

The day that Equifax said millions of Americans' personal information had been exposed, lawmakers were considering legislation the industry favored. Now, some are calling for tougher regulation.

"We have to reject the notion that we are suddenly gripped by forces that we cannot control," the former president said Wednesday, speaking in New York City while his successor was at the U.N.

The Sanchezes, who are undocumented immigrants, were apprehended while taking their son to emergency surgery. Immigrant advocates fear this is the new normal under the Trump administration.

NPR's Ailsa Chang gets a view of what's happening on the ground in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria from Carlos Mercader, the Washington, D.C.-based representative for the island's governor.

Devastation expected from the hurricane will challenge many Puerto Rico institutions, especially its beleaguered power authority, which is still struggling to restore electricity in some areas after Hurricane Irma.

Since last Friday, when a judge acquitted a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black motorist demonstrators have gathered in St. Louis to protest police tactics.

President Trump's address to the United Nations General Assembly generated a lot of praise from conservative outlets, even those often critical of him. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to Michael Warren of The Weekly Standard about how the speech as been received by those right-of-center.

The problem is that just to the west, a huge slab of the Earth's crust called the Cocos Plate is grinding relentlessly toward North America. And it's running under another slab to the north.




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