Things you should know today: 9/21/17

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Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

Carlos Giusti
Power lines are down after the impact of Hurricane Maria, which hit the eastern region of the island in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)

Hurricane Maria put the entire island of Puerto Rico out of power and killed at least nine yesterday.

Afghan president says Pakistan must crush militant hideouts

Evan Vucci
President Donald Trump shakes hands with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Donald Trump talked about establishing peace in Afghanistan with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in a sideline meeting at the U.N. General Assembly.

South Korea urges North Korea to abandon nukes, seek talks

Richard Drew
President Moon Jae-in of South Korea addresses the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea voiced support at the United Nations for stronger sanctions in response to the North’s recent weapons tests.

Jimmy Kimmel Helps a Couple That Lost Their Engagement Ring

After losing an engagement ring by dropping it in a river, a couple gets to recreate their moment with help from Jimmy Kimmel.

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