Hurricane Laura slams into southwest Louisiana, a marshy region particularly prone to storm surge and flooding, and also barrels toward heart of US oil industry, forcing oil rigs and refineries to shut down production.
Authorities in Guatemala say 1,350 Hondurans have submitted documentation to pass through the country, in bid to join hundreds of others heading for US.
The death the migrant boy makes him the fifth Guatemalan minor to die after being apprehended at the US-Mexico border since December.
Powerful storms swept across the southern US over the weekend, unleashing tornadoes and flooding that killed at least 8 people, including three children.
Close to 200 minors unaccompanied by a parent, some as young as two years old, are among more than 1,100 people being held at a facility in southern Texas, US Border Patrol tell reporters.
The world's oldest living person, 116-year-old Susannah Mushatt Jones, dies in New York City.
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