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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…
By Dánica Coto, Associated Press
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…
Puerto Ricans voted ‘yes’ on a referendum asking whether or not the territory should become a U.S. state. But with control of Congress still yet to be determined and some in Washington making the issue of Puerto Rican statehood a…
In our news wrap Thursday, Hurricane Iota’s death toll has passed 40 across Central America. Search teams continue to find bodies in landslides triggered by flooding. Entire communities in Honduras and Nicaragua were overwhelmed, with thousands left homeless. Also, a…
Puerto Ricans have forced voting centers to remain open past past official closing times as they stand in long lines to choose new leaders they hope can help heal a U.S. territory wracked by corruption, hurricanes, earthquakes and the coronavirus…
On the ballot is also a referendum on whether to change Puerto Rico's political status from territory to state. That vote is advisory as Congress would have to approve any change.
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