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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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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..
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..
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..
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..
'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 declares emergency after strongest earthquake in 102 yearsPuerto Rico Governor Wanda Vazquez declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard on Tuesday after a series of earthquakes including one of magnitude 6.4 that was the most powerful to..
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 following a series of earthquakes including one of magnitude 6.4 that struck the Caribbean..
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.
Shallow quake of magnitude 6.5 strikes off Puerto Rico: USGSAn earthquake of magnitude 6.5 struck just off Puerto Rico at a shallow depth of 10.0 km in the early hours of Tuesday, the US Geological Survey reported on Tuesday, in a slight downward revision of..
Quake rattles Puerto Rico, damages homes on southern coastA 5.8-magnitude earthquake off the southern coast of Puerto Rico on Monday damaged homes and destroyed a rock formation on a beach that had been a tourist attraction, but there were no reports of..
Puerto Rico governor says she will seek same office in 2020Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vazquez, who had said she was reluctant to take power after her predecessor resigned in disgrace this past summer, on Monday declared her candidacy for the same office in..
Puerto Rico gets near-failing grade on infrastructure report cardPuerto Rico's roads, ports, energy grid and other infrastructure scored an overall D-minus in the first report card issued for the U.S. commonwealth on Tuesday by an engineering group, which put a..
U.S. Supreme Court turns away Puerto Rico pension fund disputeThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a dispute over the assets of Puerto Rico's largest public sector pension fund even as the U.S. Caribbean island territory's bankruptcy enters a..
Puerto Rico justice secretary says she doesn't want to be governorThe woman in line to be the governor of Puerto Rico after Ricardo Rosselló steps down next week said on Sunday she does not want the job running the U.S. territory.
Power struggle ensues as Puerto Rico governor exitsThe resignation of Puerto Rico's governor after mass protests has sparked a succession battle, and a Washington corporate lawyer not directly linked to the current, scandal-plagued administration could..
Governor resignation sparks power struggle in Puerto RicoThe resignation of Puerto Rico's governor after mass protests has sparked a succession battle, and the winner could be a Washington corporate lawyer not directly linked to his administration, which has..
Puerto Rico governor refuses to resign as island braces for big protestPuerto Rico's governor on Sunday said he would not seek re-election next year but refused to resign as the island braced for more protests by demonstrators demanding he step down over leaked chat..
Puerto Rico governor says will not seek re-election, but refuses to resign over chatsPuerto Rico's governor said on Sunday he would not seek re-election next year but refused to step down after nine days of sometimes violent protests demanding his resignation over vulgar chat messages.
Puerto Rico governor vows to remain in office after violent protestsPuerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Tuesday he will stay in office despite protests calling for his resignation that turned violent overnight.
Former Puerto Rico government officials arrested in corruption probeTwo former high-ranking Puerto Rico government officials were among six people arrested and charged with conspiracy and other crimes in connection with millions of dollars in federal education and..