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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

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 12:12 AM EDT

Waltham Police Prepare for Mission to Puerto Rico

Waltham Police Prepare for Mission to Puerto Rico

Most of Puerto Rico remains without power, but some police officers from Waltham, Massachusetts, are heading down to help.

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 09:20 PM EDT

Raw Sewage Flowing Into Puerto Rico Rivers

Raw Sewage Flowing Into Puerto Rico Rivers

Raw sewage is pouring into the rivers and reservoirs of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. People without running water bathe and wash their clothes in contaminated streams, and some islanders have...

Sunday, Oct 15, 2017 at 09:51 PM EDT

Team Effort Helps Family Get 103-Year-Old Puerto Rican to Mainland

Team Effort Helps Family Get 103-Year-Old Puerto Rican to Mainland

With thousands still living in dangerous conditions in Puerto Rico, many have escaped the disaster, including a 103-year-old woman. Angela Parrilla arrived in Miami for the first time ever Sunday afternoon. Her...

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 09:13 PM EDT

Puerto Rico Sets 95 Percent Power Restoration Goal in Dec.

Puerto Rico Sets 95 Percent Power Restoration Goal in Dec.

Puerto Rico’s governor set a goal of reestablishing electric service to 30 percent of the island by the end of the month after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory's infrastructure, with the goal of...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 03:29 PM EDT

Puerto Rico Hurricane May Cause Shortage of Hospital IV Bags

Puerto Rico Hurricane May Cause Shortage of Hospital IV Bags

A key U.S. maker of hospital products said it expects a temporary shortage of small saline bags because of the hurricane that hit Puerto Rico. The hurricane wiped out the island's electrical grid, shutting down...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 03:48 PM EDT

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 at 08:49 PM EDT

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 03:32 PM EDT

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 02:55 PM EDT

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 10:35 AM EDT

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...

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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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