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Puerto Rico Recovers After Maria

Puerto Rico Recovers After Maria

Complete coverage of relief and recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, following Hurricane Maria

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Senate Presses Ahead on $36.5B Disaster Relief Package

Senate Presses Ahead on $36.5B Disaster Relief Package

The Senate is pushing ahead on a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of cash. The measure also would replenish rapidly dwindling emergency disaster accounts...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017

Puerto Rico Still Stumbles in the Dark a Month After Maria

Puerto Rico Still Stumbles in the Dark a Month After Maria

One man climbs 24 flights of stairs several times a day alongside dormant elevators. Street vendors hawk plastic washboards for $20. And families outstretch their hands as crews in helicopters drop supplies...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017

Paul Ryan Visits Puerto Rico as Trump Offers Support

Paul Ryan Visits Puerto Rico as Trump Offers Support

House Speaker Paul Ryan is traveling to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico Friday as President Donald Trump assured residents that he "will always be with them." Ryan and other members of a congressional delegation...

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017

As Puerto Rico Suffers, Trump Warns Help Won't Last Forever

As Puerto Rico Suffers, Trump Warns Help Won't Last Forever

President Donald Trump lashed out at hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico on Thursday, insisting in tweets that the federal government can't keep sending help "forever" and suggesting the U.S. territory was to blame

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017

House Passes $36.5B for Hurricane, Wildfire Relief

House Passes $36.5B for Hurricane, Wildfire Relief

The House approved on Thursday President Donald Trump's request for billions more in disaster aid, $16 billion to pay flood insurance claims and emergency funding to help the cash-strapped government of...

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

Zuckerberg Sorry for Virtual Tour of Devastated Puerto Rico

Zuckerberg Sorry for Virtual Tour of Devastated Puerto Rico

Mark Zuckerberg has apologized for showcasing Facebook's virtual reality capability with a tour of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. The Facebook founder and another executive discussed the platform's virtual...

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

Puerto Ricans Leave for US Mainland as Storm Woes Linger

Puerto Ricans Leave for US Mainland as Storm Woes Linger

Lourdes Rodriguez fled Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria filled her home in the northern town of Vega Baja with mud, ruining mattresses and other belongings. She thought it would be a short stay with her...

Monday, Oct 9, 2017

Florida Colleges Taking Students Affected by Hurricanes

Florida Colleges Taking Students Affected by Hurricanes

If you’re a college student and a hurricane ravages your home, wrecks your school, and tosses your life upside down, what do you do? The answer for students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands may be to

Sunday, Oct 8, 2017

Power Shuts Down Again in Puerto Rico, Setting Back Repairs

Power Shuts Down Again in Puerto Rico, Setting Back Repairs

Hurricane Maria-ravaged Puerto Rico suffered a setback in its attempt to restore electricity to the island when a substation failed early Sunday, leaving some residents without power and renewing political...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017

Miranda Unites Latin Stars in Song, Explains Trump Comments

Miranda Unites Latin Stars in Song, Explains Trump Comments

"Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda released a new original song Friday to raise money for Puerto Rican hurricane relief and he's enlisted some of the biggest Latin stars in music to help. "Almost Like...

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Here is complete coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, a Category 4 storm which devastated the U.S. territory.
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