Greg Allen Greg Allen reports on the diverse issues and developments tied to the Southeast. He covers everything from breaking news to economic and political stories to arts and human interest features.

Country's Mayors Gather In Miami To Advocate For Cities

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Venezuela's Government Cracks Down On Shipments From U.S. Amid Crisis

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FEMA Confronts Financial Uncertainty Heading Into Active Hurricane Season

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Disaster relief from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Housing and Urban Development came to New York City communities like the Rockaways after Hurricane Sandy. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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A groundskeeper at Pinecrest Gardens sprays pesticide to kill mosquitoes in Miami-Dade County, Fla., in 2016. Gaston De Cardenas/Miami Herald/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, pictured in April, is extending the Temporary Protected Status designation for Haitians in the U.S. until January 2018. But he says conditions are improving in Haiti, seven years after an earthquake killed more than 200,000 people there. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Homeland Security Extends Protections For Thousands Of Haitians In U.S.

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Protesters with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), including a costumed tiger, gathered at City Hall in Los Angeles last year to call on the city to prohibit circuses from using tigers, lions and other wild animals in their acts. Circuses have been a target of PETA since it was founded in 1980. Richard Vogel/AP hide caption

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Ringling Bros. Curtain Call Is Latest Victory For Animal Welfare Activists

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Puerto Rico Begins Hearings To Restructure Billions Of Dollars In Debt

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Hearings Begin On Puerto Rico Debt Crisis

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An environmental group finds a high rate of water quality violations in Puerto Rico and calls on officials on the island and in Washington to invest in safety improvements. Ricardo Arduengo/AP hide caption

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Louisiana Attorney General To Consider Prosecution In Alton Sterling Case

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Justice Department Declines To Prosecute Police Officers In Killing Of Alton Sterling

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Trump Administration Weighing Future Of 50,000 Haitians In U.S.

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Critics Oppose Executive Order Opening New Areas To Offshore Leases

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Palm Beach Season Ends, President Trump And Snowbirds Leave Florida

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