YouTube download / AP video / Highlights of this day in history: First victim dies in post-Sept. 11th anthrax scare; VP candidates spar over JFK; The Beatles release 'Love Me Do'; 'Monty Python' premieres; Baseball's Barry Bonds tops single-season runs record. (Oct. 5)
YouTube download / RealMediaNews / Eight days after Hurricane Maria decimated Puerto Rico, leaving the American island struggling for basic supplies and almost completely without power, a three-star general was dispatched to the territory to act as the Joint Force Land Component Commander and will work with FEMA during the recovery. During today’s White House press briefing, Homeland Security adviser Tom Bossert was questioned on why it took so long to make this move. Meanwhile, NBC News reported that US officials were acknowledging that President Donald Trump’s response to the disaster was too slow.