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NBA Owner Reportedly Lent Plane to Player for Puerto Rico Relief

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In Puerto Rico, new school year begins after Hurricane Maria, big changes to education system In Puerto Rico, new school year begins after Hurricane Maria, big changes to education system In Puerto Rico, new school year begins after Hurricane Maria, big changes to education system

In Puerto Rico, new school year begins after Hurricane Maria, big changes to school system

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Food shortages persist in Puerto Rico 10 months after Hurricane Maria

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FEMA has either denied or not approved most appeals for housing aid in Puerto Rico FEMA has either denied or not approved most appeals for housing aid in Puerto Rico FEMA has either denied or not approved most appeals for housing aid in Puerto Rico

FEMA has either denied or not approved most appeals for housing aid in Puerto Rico

U.S. plans to remove backup power generators in Puerto Rico. Officials worry it's hurricane season.

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Still recovering from Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico braces for heavy rains

'The push we needed': Puerto Rico's local farmers step up efforts after Hurricane Maria

Judge extends FEMA temporary housing for Puerto Ricans displaced after hurricane

Judge temporarily blocks FEMA from ending housing aid to Puerto Ricans displaced after hurricane

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Temporary housing program for hurricane survivors ends

Puerto Rico's new law moves to privatize power grid nine months after Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico faces a spike in asthma cases following Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico 9 months after Hurricane Maria: Questions persist over death toll, closed schools

New bill pushes for commission to investigate federal response to Puerto Rico hurricanes

10 poor towns in Puerto Rico had more deaths after Hurricane Maria than in 2015 and '16

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Thousands show Puerto Rican pride in first parade since Hurricane Maria

Congressional Hispanics call for independent commission into Puerto Rico hurricane deaths

2,300 Puerto Rican families displaced by Hurricane Maria are about to lose their FEMA housing assistance

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Officials say Puerto Rico’s electrical grid isn’t ready for another hurricane

Puerto Rico faces lawsuits over hurricane death count data

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Puerto Rico eight months later: What's changed and what hasn't

New Hurricane Maria death toll estimates spotlight data-reliability issues in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico is thousands higher than official count, study estimates

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Why Puerto Rico deserves statehood

Two weeks before hurricane season, Puerto Rico is not ready, groups warn

No deeds, no aid to rebuild homes: Puerto Rico's reconstruction challenge

In Puerto Rico, protesters and police clash as thousands march in May Day rally

Truth in numbers: Groups, government clash over accurate stats in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico: Single fallen tree on power line leaves 900K without power

Puerto Rico to get HUD funding to rebuild hurricane-damaged housing, infrastructure

In Puerto Rico, school closings hit families, communities hard

In Puerto Rico, tourists boost recovery though some still remain in the dark

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Puerto Rico ready for tourism to jump-start economy after Hurricane Maria

FEMA silent amid chaos in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, emails show

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Living off the land: How these Puerto Rican farmers survived the storm

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6 months after Hurricane Maria, ‘forgotten’ areas in Puerto Rico still without power

Still waiting for power: Six months after Hurricane Maria, frustrated Puerto Ricans rally in D.C.

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When help arrives too late: Puerto Rico’s medical crisis

Puerto Rico's governor takes steps to privatize power utility

Another major blackout hits Puerto Rico after 2 power plants shut down

George Washington University experts to lead Puerto Rico storm death review

Suicide rates spike in Puerto Rico, five months after Maria

Why does restoring full power in Puerto Rico seem like a never-ending task?

Latest blackout shows Puerto Rico's fragility after Maria

Blackout hits northern Puerto Rico following fire, explosion

Puerto Ricans fix their town's power grid with their bare hands

FEMA under scrutiny over botched contract to provide meals for Puerto Rico

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz blasts FEMA decision to end food, water aid to Puerto Rico

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More than 4 months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico’s schools still suffering

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More than 4 months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico’s schools still suffering

Puerto Rico governor projects no payment on island's debt until 2022

Puerto Rican families had FEMA housing funds suddenly cut, Connecticut officials say

Puerto Ricans could lose their homes as mortgage moratorium expires

Puerto Rico residents without power work to keep their neighborhoods safe

Four months after Maria, military veterans still on a mission in Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico still struggling four months after Hurricane Maria

In remote areas of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, volunteers are a lifeline

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Puerto Ricans are dying. These volunteers are trying to change that.

Puerto Rico's police stage sickout over unpaid overtime

Puerto Rico governor announces task force to examine hurricane-related deaths

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New moms in Puerto Rico face a health care crisis

Anger grows and hope fades as Puerto Rico's ground zero remains without power

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100 days in the dark leave Puerto Ricans with glimmer of hope

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Christmas in Puerto Rico less merry after Hurricane Maria

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Puerto Rico’s Christmas in the dark

Puerto Rico governor orders review of death count after Hurricane Maria

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Kids send more than 600 backpacks of hope to Puerto Rico

Whitefish Energy is 'standing down' in Puerto Rico over nonpayment of $83 Million

Two months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico is still in crisis

'You are not forgotten': Lin-Manuel Miranda, thousands march for Puerto Rico recovery help

Lin-Manuel Miranda praises generosity for Puerto Rico, calls for debt forgiveness

Ricardo Ramos, embattled head of Puerto Rico's power utility, resigns

Congressional Committees Slam Puerto Rico Officials Over Controversial Energy Contract

Puerto Rico Governor Seeks $94B to Rebuild, Not Restore, Electric Grid

In Miami, Groups Rally For a 'Just Recovery' as Puerto Rico Rebuilds

Over 139,000 Puerto Ricans Have Arrived in Florida Since Hurricane Maria

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Pledges Long-Term Help for Puerto Rico Hurricane Victims

Lin-Manuel Miranda Visits Puerto Rico, Announces $2.5 Million for Several Non-Profits

Congress Hears Puerto Rico Needs Aid on an 'Unprecedented Scale'

Bright Idea: Why Some in Puerto Rico Are Banking on a Solar Solution

University of Puerto Rico Student Uprooted by Hurricane Maria Finds Support at Brown

Rep. Nydia Velazquez Finally Reached Her Brothers in Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico Moves to Cancel Controversial $300 Million Whitefish Contract

Puerto Rico Governor Says Aid From New York, Florida Will Be 'Critical' After Whitefish Deal Scuttled

Puerto Ricans Find Solace, and Fresh Water, at a Roadside Spout

Puerto Rico Power Authority Moves to Cancel Whitefish Contract After Plea From Governor

Whitefish CEO Defends Puerto Rico Deal, Says Critics on 'Witch Hunt'

Hurricane Maria Is Hitting Puerto Ricans in Their Pocketbook

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Whitefish Energy Feuds With San Juan Mayor, Then Apologizes

Puerto Ricans at Risk of Waterborne Disease Outbreaks in Wake of Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico Mayor, Montana Firm Feud on Twitter Over Restoring Power

In Florida, Island Puerto Ricans Set Up Homes, Enroll in Schools, Ponder Post-Maria Future

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Almost 80 Percent of Puerto Rico Still Without Power

In Puerto Rico, a Hopeful Sight: Endangered Parrot Spotted After Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico Takes Steps to Boost Electric Power by Next Week

Puerto Rico in Crisis: A Race Against Time to Evacuate the Infirm

Puerto Rico Sets Goal of 95% Power Restoration in December

Puerto Rico's Medical Marijuana Industry Takes a Hit From Hurricane

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Questions about the Federal Response to Puerto Rico

'When Did We Stop Being America?' Puerto Ricans Angry, Dismayed Over Trump Tweets

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Watch Congresswoman Blast Trump's Puerto Rico Tweets