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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

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 05:49 PM PDT

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 at 12:32 PM PDT

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 at 11:55 AM PDT

Puerto Rico Investigates Post-Hurricane Disease Outbreak

Puerto Rico Investigates Post-Hurricane Disease Outbreak

Four deaths in Hurricane Maria's aftermath are being investigated as possible cases of a disease spread by animals' urine, Puerto Rico'sgovernor said Wednesday amid concerns about islanders' exposure to...

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 07:35 AM PDT

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 at 11:46 AM PDT

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...

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 07:54 AM PDT

Puerto Rico Slum Transformed by 'Despacito' Seeks to Revive

Puerto Rico Slum Transformed by 'Despacito' Seeks to Revive

Hope had come in with a song for La Perla, a seaside slum that had long been notorious as a violent enclave that served as Puerto Rico's biggest distribution point for heroin. The sound of clicking cameras and...

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 01:23 PM PDT

PR Deaths Rise to 45, Lawmakers Want Longer Jones Act Waiver

PR Deaths Rise to 45, Lawmakers Want Longer Jones Act Waiver

The number of deaths in Puerto Rico associated with Hurricane Maria has increased to 45 from 43, Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rossello said Tuesday, as Republicans and Democrats in Congress push to exempt the...

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 03:57 AM PDT

'Tonight': Fallon Announces $1M Donation to Puerto Rico

'Tonight': Fallon Announces $1M Donation to Puerto Rico

Jimmy Fallon takes time to announce a $1 million donation from "The Tonight Show," in partnership with Walmart, to help bring relief to Hurricane Maria-ravaged Puerto Rico.

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 08:00 PM PDT

Fla. Colleges Take in Students Who Fled From Hurricanes

Fla. Colleges Take in Students Who Fled From 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...

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 12:17 PM PDT

Puerto Rico Gov. Seeks $4.6B in Recovery 'Down Payment'

Puerto Rico Gov. Seeks $4.6B in Recovery 'Down Payment'

The governor of Puerto Rico is requesting more federal funding for the hobbled island as it struggles to return to normalcy weeks after Hurricane Maria hit. About 40 percent of Puerto Rico is still without...

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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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