1. NYT - The most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in 100 years struck off the nation’s Pacific Coast late Thursday night, rattling millions of residents in Mexico City with its violent tremors, claiming at least five lives and leveling some areas in the southern part of the country closest to where the quake occurred.
2. News and Advance - Thomas Road Baptist Church Pastor Jonathan Falwell and his wife are stranded in the Caribbean in the path of Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm, according to a Tuesday night TRBC Facebook post.
3. AP - A mid-September conference on historically black colleges and universities remains on track, the White House said Wednesday, despite reports that it has been postponed.