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Puerto Rico Crisis

  • Senate pushes $36.5 billion disaster relief package for Puerto Rico

    00:48
  • Small Businesses Without Power Rely on Cash and Paper

    01:31
  • After Hurricane Maria, More Than 1,000 New Students Have Enrolled

    01:45
  • Greater need but less help for Puerto Rico

    02:55
  • Puerto Rico backsliding one moth after storm

    03:13
  • Puerto Rico governor: I answered Trump truthfully

    07:31
  • FEMA grants dubious storm recovery contracts

    05:27
  • Rep. Gutierrez: Conditions in Puerto Rico 'unacceptable'

    05:12
  • Almost 80 Percent of Puerto Rico Still Without Power

    01:29
  • Trump Gives White House a '10' for Puerto Rico Response

    01:40
  • Trump DHS pick led Bush Katrina failure

    17:35
  • Puerto Rico Experiencing Water Crisis After Hurricane Maria

    01:22
  • Lawmaker slams 'bigoted' response to Puerto Rico

    07:28
  • Trump makes nice with GOP, hits Obama & Puerto Rico in news confe

    09:32
  • Puerto Rico facing a water crisis after Hurricane Maria

    01:34
  • Joe and Mika host 30th annual Americares benefit

    03:54
  • The Puerto Rican Island of Vieques Remains on Life Support

    01:58
  • House Speaker Paul Ryan visits Puerto Rico as much of the island remains without power

    02:25
  • Questions about the Federal Response to Puerto Rico

    01:26
  • Trump Vows to 'Help the People of Puerto Rico'

    00:40
  • Trump to Puerto Rico: Hurricane aid won’t last ‘forever’

    02:07
  • Trump renews fight with Puerto Rico & threatens to pull aid

    08:45
  • A blunt message for 'Senor Trump'

    07:43
  • Mold, illness pose new threat in Puerto Rico

    08:15
  • Doctor quits PR relief team over 'spa day'

    05:13

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An Experimental New Project Is Helping Bring LTE Connectivity to Puerto Rico

The FCC just issued an “experimental license” to Alphabet’s Project Loon to bring internet and cell connectivity to Puerto Rico, with the help of air balloons. Nearly 83 percent of the island’s cell sites are out of service since Hurricane Maria hit almost a month ago.

Puerto Rico Crisis

  • Senate pushes $36.5 billion disaster relief package for Puerto Rico

    00:48
  • Small Businesses Without Power Rely on Cash and Paper

    01:31
  • After Hurricane Maria, More Than 1,000 New Students Have Enrolled

    01:45
  • Greater need but less help for Puerto Rico

    02:55
  • Puerto Rico backsliding one moth after storm

    03:13
  • Puerto Rico governor: I answered Trump truthfully

    07:31
  • FEMA grants dubious storm recovery contracts

    05:27
  • Rep. Gutierrez: Conditions in Puerto Rico 'unacceptable'

    05:12
  • Almost 80 Percent of Puerto Rico Still Without Power

    01:29
  • Trump Gives White House a '10' for Puerto Rico Response

    01:40
  • Trump DHS pick led Bush Katrina failure

    17:35
  • Puerto Rico Experiencing Water Crisis After Hurricane Maria

    01:22
  • Lawmaker slams 'bigoted' response to Puerto Rico

    07:28
  • Trump makes nice with GOP, hits Obama & Puerto Rico in news confe

    09:32
  • Puerto Rico facing a water crisis after Hurricane Maria

    01:34
  • Joe and Mika host 30th annual Americares benefit

    03:54
  • The Puerto Rican Island of Vieques Remains on Life Support

    01:58
  • House Speaker Paul Ryan visits Puerto Rico as much of the island remains without power

    02:25
  • Questions about the Federal Response to Puerto Rico

    01:26
  • Trump Vows to 'Help the People of Puerto Rico'

    00:40
  • Trump to Puerto Rico: Hurricane aid won’t last ‘forever’

    02:07
  • Trump renews fight with Puerto Rico & threatens to pull aid

    08:45
  • A blunt message for 'Senor Trump'

    07:43
  • Mold, illness pose new threat in Puerto Rico

    08:15
  • Doctor quits PR relief team over 'spa day'

    05:13
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