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By: Catie Leary on Sept. 3, 2010, 7:38 a.m.
A boy takes cover from a wave in Peuerto Rico

Photo: Ricardo Arduengo/AP

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Taking cover

A boy takes cover from a violent wave caused by the approach of Hurricane Earl in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, on Aug. 30.

Earl battered several islands across the northeastern Caribbean with heavy rain and roof-ripping winds Monday, rapidly intensifying into a major Category 3 storm. Earl's current path is projected to hit the United States coast by late Thursday or early Friday.