Puerto Rico Governor Acknowledges He Made Mistakes, After New Maria Death Toll ReportA new report nearly one year after Hurricane Maria shows the storm is officially the most deadly U.S. natural disaster in the last century.
Hurricane Maria Caused An Estimated 2,975 Deaths In Puerto Rico, New Study FindsHurricane Maria killed far more people in Puerto Rico than initially thought, accounting for an estimated 2,975 deaths on the island from September 2017 through February 2018, according to a new analysis.
Puerto Rico: 1,427 More Deaths 'Than Normal' In The Wake Of HurricanesMost deaths took place not during Hurricane Maria, but after it, when emergency services were stretched and power outages and road blockages made it hard to get around.
Bodies Pile Up In Puerto Rico, Medical Examiner InvestigatedCrews removed two cadavers from the containers because they were leaking.
Woman Verbally Attacked In Racist Forest Preserve Incident Speaks Out"I have never had an encounter with racism to this degree."
Man Who Harassed Woman With Puerto Rico T-Shirt Released On $10K I-BondTimothy Trybus, 62 posted a $10,000 bond and has been ordered to wear an ankle monitor.
Woman Harassed For Puerto Shirt While Cop Looks OnA racist rant against a woman in a Puerto Rico shirt sparked outrage Tuesday.
Puerto Rico Introduces Bill In Congress Seeking Statehood By 2021 Puerto Rico's non-voting representative in Congress is introducing a bill that seeks to make the U.S. territory a state by 2021.
Puerto Rican Day Parade To Spotlight Post-Hurricane StruggleThe parade will also honor first responders and others who stepped up to help with both emergency efforts and ongoing recovery work.
As Hurricane Season Begins, 11,000 People In Puerto Rico Still Without PowerIt could take another two months to fully restore power to more than 11,000 people who lost it during Hurricane Maria more than eight months ago, according to the latest estimate from the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority.
Hurricane Maria Likely Led To Deaths Of More Than 4,600 People, Researchers SayFor comparison, the death toll from 2005's Hurricane Katrina -- the costliest hurricane in U.S. history -- was far lower, and estimated at 1,833.
Puerto Rico Suffers Island-Wide Power OutagePuerto Rico has suffered an island-wide power outage, Puerto Rico's power authority said Wednesday -- nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria destroyed much of the island's infrastructure and its electrical grid.
Chicago Students Aid Puerto Rico During Spring BreakFor most students, spring break means cool trips and new adventures, but for a group of Chicago kids, it means hard work and long hours on the island of Puerto Rico.
Spending Spring Break Serving Others"This is not a vacation. We're going to serve."
ComEd Workers Return From Recovery Mission In Puerto RicoExhausted ComEd workers are back in Chicago, after spending a month helping restore power in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.