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Rescue workers move buckets of rubble from the site of an office building felled by a 7.1-magnitude earthquake, as they search for people who are believed to be trapped inside, at the corner of Alvaro Obregon and Yucatan streets in Mexico City, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. Mexican officials are promising to keep up the search for survivors as rescue operations stretch into a fourth day following Tuesday's major earthquake that devastated Mexico City and nearby states. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
September 23, 2017 - 12:07 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on Mexico's major earthquake (all times local): 11 p.m. Mexico's federal prosecutors' office says one of its employees has died in the crash of a helicopter that was carrying aid to a remote village in Oaxaca state. The office started aid flights to supply the village...
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Algeria, left, and Jacinto, rest at a temporary home in the aftermath of a 7.1-magnitude earthquake, in Mexico City, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. The dog and the pig fled with their owners during Tuesday’s powerful earthquake that devastated Mexico City and nearby states. Dozens of other animals have had to flee with their owners from buildings still in danger of collapse. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
September 22, 2017 - 4:55 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Jack is a small white dog who lives in Mexico City and has been missing since a magnitude 7.1 earthquake startled both humans and their pets when it struck early Tuesday afternoon. "I got lost in the earthquake!!!" a sign with his picture taped to a tree exclaims. Around Mexico's...
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Oscar Rangel rests during search and rescue operations next to a collapsed building in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City, Thursday Sept. 21, 2017. Rangel doesn’t own a shovel and is typically seated at a computer compiling databases at work. But when a 7.1 magnitude quake struck Mexico this week, he was among the first to show up at a building that collapsed near his home, ready to dig for survivors. (AP Photo/Christine Armario)
September 21, 2017 - 9:04 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Oscar Rangel doesn't own a shovel and is typically sitting at a computer compiling databases at work. But when the magnitude 7.1 quake struck Mexico this week, he was among the first to show up at a building that collapsed near his home, ready to dig for survivors. In the two...
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A woman walks past an apartment building that collapsed after an earthquake in Mexico City, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake has stunned central Mexico, killing more than 200 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
September 21, 2017 - 6:44 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the major earthquake that struck Mexico (all times local): 5 p.m. Mexico's office of the presidency says the death toll from a magnitude 7.1 earthquake has risen to 273, including 137 in the capital. The presidency said in a statement Wednesday that there were also...
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A young woman stands on a street corner with her belongings after having to abandon her earthquake damaged apartment building, in the Roma neighborhood in Mexico City, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. President Enrique Pena Nieto declared three days of national mourning even as authorities made rescuing the trapped and treating the wounded their priority. "Every minute counts to save lives," Pena Nieto tweeted. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
September 21, 2017 - 4:30 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — On rubber mats spread across a Mexico City recreation center, the Montero family cuddles under donated wool blankets, their first new possessions after abandoning their apartment following the deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake. Across the capital thousands of Mexicans are now...
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Rescue personnel work on the Enrique Rebsamen primary school, that collapsed after an earthquake, in Mexico City, Sept. 20, 2017. A wing of the school collapsed during the quake killing scores of young children. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
September 21, 2017 - 12:45 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes and prodded rescuers to work furiously hour after hour Wednesday in a delicate effort trying to free her from unstable debris — a drama that played out at dozens of...
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Rescue personnel work on a collapsed building, a day after a devastating 7.1 earthquake, in the Roma neighborhood of Mexico City, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2107. Efforts continue at the scenes of dozens of collapsed buildings, where firefighters, police, soldiers and civilians continue their search to reach the living. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
September 21, 2017 - 12:39 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The latest on a major earthquake that has struck Mexico (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera says a total of 115 people have died in the capital following the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that shook the capital and nearby states. That would bring the...
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A man walks out of the door frame of a building that collapsed after an earthquake, in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Throughout Mexico City, rescuer workers and residents dug through the rubble of collapsed buildings seeking survivors following a 7.1 magnitude quake. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
September 20, 2017 - 2:18 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing buildings in plumes of dust and killing at least 226 people. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped. Dozens of buildings tumbled into mounds of rubble or were...
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A woman walks past a collapsed building after a 7.1 earthquake, in Jojutla, Morelos state, Mexico, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. The earthquake stunned central Mexico, killing more than 100 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
September 20, 2017 - 2:01 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 12:55 a.m. Mexico's civil defense agency says the death toll has risen to 226 from Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake that knocked down dozens of buildings in Mexico City and nearby states. The official...
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Peregrina Vera, a Oaxacan muxe, third from right, stands with female mourners during the funeral for neighbor Hermilo Martinez, 90, who family members said did not recover from the shock of Thursday's magnitude 8.1 earthquake, in Juchitan, Oaxaca state, Mexico, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. Four days after Mexico’s magnitude 8.1 earthquake destroyed her home and much of her work, Vera attended her third funeral. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
September 12, 2017 - 2:27 pm
JUCHITAN, Mexico (AP) — Four days after Mexico's magnitude 8.1 earthquake destroyed her home and much of her work, Peregrina Vera attended her third funeral. Two were for friends who died in collapsed buildings. This time it was an elderly neighbor, Hermilio Martinez, whose heart apparently gave...
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