Wednesday's Morning Email: 7.1 Earthquake Devastates Central Mexico, Killing Hundreds

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7.1 EARTHQUAKE IN CENTRAL MEXICO KILLS 217 Among the dead were at least 20 students from a Mexico City primary school. Take a look at photos of the devastation, and here’s what you can do to help. [HuffPost] [Tweet | Share on Facebook]

PUERTO RICO BRACES FOR POTENTIAL DIRECT HIT BY HURRICANE MARIA Which is barreling toward it as a Category 4 storm. [HuffPost]

UNDERSTANDING THE LATEST ATTEMPT TO REPEAL OBAMACARE Jonathan Cohn breaks down how the Graham-Cassidy proposal is no different than past repeal attempts. A bipartisan group of governors has spoken out against it, all while GOP leaders push Sen. Lisa Murkowski for a yes. And Jimmy Kimmel went after Sen. Bill Cassidy on his show last night, saying the Louisiana Republican “lied to my face.”[HuffPost]

TRUMP THREATENS TO ‘TOTALLY DESTROY’ NORTH KOREA In an “America First” speech at the U.N. Political leaders had mixed reactions. [HuffPost]

USA TODAY NETWORK MAPPED OUT ALL 2,000 MILES OF WHAT THE BORDER WALL WOULD LOOK LIKE Through a series of aerial videos and stories along the border. [USA Today]

THE VOTER VERSION OF ‘IT’S NOT YOU, IT’S ME’ “Most Democrats still like both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, but few want to see either run for president again, a new HuffPost/YouGov survey finds.” [HuffPost]

WHAT’S BREWING

A COLLEGE PRESIDENT HOSTED A DINNER FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDENTS THAT FEATURED COTTON CENTERPIECES And he served collard greens. [HuffPost]

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE OSCARS RACE Which we know, we know, it’s only September ― but you have got to be prepared. [HuffPost]

WE ARE FLAT-OUT DISTURBED BY THE DAD BOD FANNY PACK Who thought this was a good idea? [HuffPost]

HOW RIHANNA’S MAKEUP BRAND HAS CHANGED THE GAME FOR SKIN INCLUSIVITY And how it’s taking off. [HuffPost]

THIS IS NOT A DRILL Apparently taking breaks on a diet is good for you. Don’t mind us while we grab that pint... [HuffPost]

THIS COUPLE MARRIED FOR 75 YEARS DIED WITHIN HOURS OF EACH OTHER The British war bride and her WWII veteran husband were 94 and 97. [HuffPost]

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