Mexico City Quake, Capitol's Confederate Plaque, No Section 8 Homes: Your Tuesday Evening Roundup

Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.At least 44 dead after powerful quake shakes Mexico City on anniversary of 1985 disasterAt least 44 people are believed dead after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing buildings and scattering rubble on streets less than two weeks after another quake left 90 dead in the country's south. Mexican media broadcast images of multiple downed buildings in densely populated parts of Mexico City and nearby Cuernavaca. A column of smoke rose from a structure in one central neighborhood in the capital. Dramatic video showed one midrise building collapsing into a cloud of dust amid cries from onlookers. It was not clear whether anyone was inside, but Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera reported that there were people trapped in some buildings.This is a developing story. For the latest updates, visit Hurricane Maria smashed into the island of Dominica, causing "mind-boggling" devastation less than two weeks after Hurricane Irma.Harvey: The downtown Dallas megashelter still housing about 200 Hurricane Harvey evacuees will close Wednesday, city officials say.  Continue reading...

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