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Authorities in Puerto Rico say 11 people have died and 31 others have been rescued after their boat capsized near an uninhabited island close to the U.S. territory.
By Dánica Coto, Associated Press
Crews have restored power to some 650,000 customers out of nearly 1.5 million, but people in several neighborhoods have complained that the electricity went out once again as the island struggles to emerge from the blackout that also left more…
More than a million customers in Puerto Rico remain without electricity after a fire at a main power plant caused an island-wide blackout that forced the U.S. territory to cancel classes and shutter government offices in the biggest outage yet…
In our news wrap Friday, the Republican National Committee censured Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger for taking part in the Jan. 6 investigation, new COVID cases in the U.S. are falling in 49 states, the Winter Olympics are officially…
By News Desk
The mayor of Washington, DC, and governors of Washington state, Colorado and Puerto Rico will testify before the House Oversight committee on Thursday on the federal government's response to omicron.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Supreme Court appears reluctant to rule for a resident of Puerto Rico who claims it's unconstitutional to be excluded from a welfare program that's available in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
By PBS NewsHour
It’s been four years since Hurricane Maria made landfall and devastated parts of Puerto Rico, sparking the migration of thousands of people to the U.S. mainland and Florida. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano spoke with Father Jose Rodriguez whose church has…
Monday's announcement was made during Cardona's official three-day trip to Puerto Rico. It is the first for a Biden administration Cabinet member and also marks the first time the island has full access to those funds.
In our news wrap Friday, the FDA will allow 10 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine from a troubled Baltimore factory to be used, but about 60 million doses will be thrown out. Also, the U.N. warned violence…
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