Trump Threatens to ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea

In his maiden address to world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, President Trump threatened that the U.S. may “have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea.” Referring to North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un, Trump said, “Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for him and his regime.” Read the story from The Guardian.

‘Potentially Catastrophic’ Hurricane Maria Slams Caribbean Again

After devastating the Caribbean island of Dominica, forecasters say the Category 5 storm — with winds of nearly 160 miles per hour — could hit the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday night and Wednesday. Read the story from NPR.

Senate GOP Revives Push to End Obamacare

With only two weeks left to pass it, Senate Republicans are planning a final effort to repeal President Obama’s health care law, but face opposition from Democrats. Read the story from The AP.


Toys ‘R’ Us Files for Bankruptcy

Crippled by $5 billion in debt and online competition, the toy retailer filed for bankruptcy protection as the holiday shopping season approaches. The company says most stores will stay open, for now. Read the story from NPR.