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Airline Apologizes for Requiring Passenger to Take Pregnancy Test Before Flight
The Hong Kong Express Airways flight was headed for Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands, a United States commonwealth known for birth tourism.
Storm in Pacific Ocean on Path Toward Japan
The center of Super Typhoon Hagibis was in the Pacific Ocean, and could hit Tokyo this weekend.
Aftermath of Typhoon Yutu in Saipan
A super typhoon slammed into the Northern Mariana Islands, a U.S. commonwealth in the Pacific, with winds equivalent to those of a Category 5 hurricane. The storm destroyed dozens of homes in Saipan.
â€˜Catastrophicâ€™ Super Typhoon Yutu Slams Into U.S. Commonwealth in the Pacific
The storm was the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane when it destroyed homes in the Northern Mariana Islands, which are northeast of Guam in the western Pacific Ocean.
Are American Samoans American?
For more than a century, people there have been in citizenship limbo.
Florida, Ohio and Other Primaries on March 15: Analysis
Voters in five states headed to the polls on Tuesday. Hillary Clinton won in Illinois, Ohio, Florida and North Carolina. Donald J. Trump won in Florida, Illinois and North Carolina. John Kasich won in Ohio. Marco Rubio suspended his presidential campaign.
Cruz Takes Delegates in Wyoming, and Rubio Wins in Washington, D.C.
Saturday was the last day of voting before the make-or-break primaries in five large states Tuesday. Guam also voted.
Republicans Have Already Won a Governorâ€™s Race Today, in Guam
Gov. Eddie Calvo, a Republican, has been re-elected in a landslide. The Republican incumbent also leads in the Northern Mariana Islands.
Pacific Islands Band Together on a Shark Sanctuary
The harvesting of sharks and the possession or sale of shark parts will be banned throughout Palau, the Marshall Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, Micronesia and Guam.
Congressman in Tough Race Faces Ethics Questions on Pacific Trip
New York Rep John E Sweeney faces questions over trip to Northern Mariana Islands with Jack Abramoff associate Tony Rudy; failed to report that chamber of commerce for islands paid for trip; Rudy is lobbyist on behalf of islands, which is United States commonwealth; Sweeney is facing tough fight for re-election (M)
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