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Oh Boy, It's A Two-Fer: US Gulf Coast Target Of Two Tropical Storms
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Storm Isaias brushes off Florida, heads up East Coast
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U.S. records over 25,000 COVID-19 deaths in July
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Massive Saharan dust cloud shrouds the CaribbeanThe cloud has swept from Africa over the Atlantic, affecting Puerto Rico, Cuba and Mexico.
U.S. Supreme Court upholds Puerto Rico financial oversight board appointmentsThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld appointments to Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board that had been challenged by creditors in a ruling that avoids disruption to the panel's..
Judge voids Puerto Rico pension law, delays effective date due to coronavirusA U.S. judge ruled on Wednesday that bankrupt Puerto Rico cannot fund more than $300 million in annual pension and health costs for its municipalities, but suspended the effective date of the order for..
Puerto Rico oversight board to ask for delay in debt restructuring due to coronavirusPuerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board will ask a court to delay the U.S. commonwealth's debt restructuring hearing due to the coronavirus outbreak, it said on Saturday.
Puerto Rico oversight board eyes bankruptcy exit by year-endPuerto Rico's long-running bankruptcy could cross the finish line by the end of the year under a schedule proposed by the U.S. commonwealth's federally created financial oversight board, according to a..
Deal reached to cut bankrupt Puerto Rico's debt by $24 billionPuerto Rico would shed about $24 billion of debt and move closer to exiting bankruptcy under an agreement with bondholders announced on Sunday by the U.S. commonwealth's federally-created financial..
U.S. House approves $4.7 billion disaster aid, tax breaks for Puerto RicoThe U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, reeling from severe earthquakes last month and still struggling to recover from devastating hurricanes in 2017, would get nearly $4.7 billion in new aid under..
Explainer: How the path to the Democratic presidential nomination is different in 2020The Democratic Party will officially nominate a 2020 presidential candidate at its convention in July, a process that begins on Monday with the Iowa caucuses and ends with the Puerto Rico primary in..
Puerto Rico official sacked over Hurricane Maria aid warehouseThe measure comes after video showed residents in a quake-hit town raiding the warehouse.
Trump declares Puerto Rico quake disaster, ties strings to reliefU.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday declared a major disaster in earthquake-hit Puerto Rico, boosting aid to the island a day after placing tougher restrictions on billions of dollars in delayed..
Trump to sign disaster declaration for quake-hit Puerto Rico - U.S. Congress representativeU.S. President Donald Trump will sign a major disaster declaration for quake-hit Puerto Rico on Thursday, the island’s nonvoting representative to the U.S. Congress, Jenniffer Gonzalez, wrote in a..
Quake-hit Puerto Rico to get $8.2 billion in delayed U.S. aidPuerto Rico will be allowed access to $8.2 billion in delayed disaster-aid funding by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the island's non-voting member of the U.S. Congress..
Puerto Rico to be given access to $8.2 billion in blocked disaster aid funding: PoliticoPuerto Rico will be allowed access to $8.2 billion in blocked disaster aid funding by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Politico reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar..
In quake-hit Puerto Rico even the bees are fleeing their homesPuerto Rican bees are abandoning hives as weeks of earthquakes disrupt colonies, experts said, raising concerns that a subspecies seen as a possible solution to the global bee crisis could take another..
Power back on, but thousands still homeless, in quake-hit Puerto RicoPuerto Rico's public power utility said on Monday it has restored electricity to almost all the island, nearly a week after the strongest earthquake in more than a century knocked out all power and..
Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 strikes off the coast of Puerto RicoAn earthquake of magnitude 5.9 has struck 14 kilometers southeast of Guanica, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Saturday.
'Traumatized' Puerto Ricans rocked by more strong quakesTwo strong aftershocks collapsed homes and cracked walls in Puerto Rico on Friday as the Caribbean island tried to recover from its worst earthquake in more than a century.
Strong 5.2 magnitude earthquake in Puerto Rico cracks walls, downs power linesA 5.2 magnitude earthquake cracked walls and brought down power lines in Puerto Rico on Friday as the Caribbean island was recovering from its worst quake in over a century on Tuesday.
Strong, 5.2 magnitude earthquake felt across Puerto RicoA 5.2 magnitude earthquake cracked walls and brought down power lines in Puerto Rico on Friday as the Caribbean island was recovering from its worst quake in over a century on Tuesday.
After quake, Puerto Rico governor says power should be back by MondayPuerto Rico's governor said power should be fully restored across the island by Monday after the worst earthquake in over a century knocked out its biggest generating plant and left nearly all 3..
Puerto Rico's biggest power plant could be offline for a year, executive warnsPuerto Rico's top energy executive on Thursday warned that the U.S territory's largest power plant could remain off line for up to a year because of earthquake damage, evoking memories of lengthy power..
Puerto Rico earthquake: Two-thirds of island still without powerThousands of people have been sleeping outdoors after a series of quakes earlier in the week.
Most Puerto Ricans without power, many sleep outdoors after quakesMore than half of Puerto Rico's 3 million people remained without power on Wednesday and thousands slept outdoors after earthquakes toppled homes on the Caribbean island and raised fears more could..
Puerto Rico slow to bring back electricity after powerful earthquakeTwo-thirds of Puerto Rico remained without power and nearly a quarter lacked drinking water on Wednesday after a storm of earthquakes battered the Caribbean island on Tuesday, including the most..
Puerto Rico inches back to normal after largest earthquake in 102 yearsPuerto Rico's power grid crept back to service on Wednesday after it was shut down entirely as a safety measure on Tuesday amid a storm of earthquakes including the most powerful to strike the..
'Everyone's scared' - Puerto Rico declares emergency after earthquakesPuerto Rico Governor Wanda Vazquez declared a state of emergency on Tuesday after a series of earthquakes killed at least one person, toppled buildings and knocked out power to nearly the entire island..
Puerto Rico hit by 6.4-magnitude earthquakeIt is the strongest quake to strike Puerto Rico this week and has taken out power across the island.
Puerto Rico declares emergency, activates National Guard after earthquakesPuerto Rico Governor Wanda Vazquez declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard on Tuesday, El Nuevo Dia newspaper reported, after a series of earthquakes including one of magnitude..
One dead as Puerto Rico quake destroys homes, knocks out powerA 6.4-magnitude earthquake followed by strong aftershocks struck Puerto Rico early on Tuesday, killing at least one person, knocking out power across much of the island and causing significant damage,..
One dead, buildings damaged as quakes strike Puerto RicoA powerful earthquake followed by strong aftershocks stuck Puerto Rico early on Tuesday, killing at least one person, knocking out power and causing significant damage, authorities and media reported.
Strong shallow quake hits Puerto Rico, triggers small tsunamiA shallow earthquake of magnitude 6.5 struck just off Puerto Rico early on Tuesday, triggering a small tsunami, though there were no initial reports of casualties or significant damage on land.