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How Puerto Rican Chefs Are Feeding People After Hurricane Maria

"A typical day starts at 4 a.m. with four people in different gas lines, just because they only sell $20 worth per person."<p>"We got lucky after Maria," Stephen Hoppe tells me. He's the co-owner of La Penúltima, a bar in the San Juan neighborhood of Santurce that usually serves a really good …

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Trump to Executive Branch: Don't Worry About Puerto Rico

By minimizing the destruction in numerous ways, he's sending a terrible message to the federal relief effort.<p>Almost three weeks since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, the island is in terrible shape. Most people do not have electricity. Almost half do not have access to safe water. Dozens of …

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Puerto Rican governor says there will be "hell to pay" for mishandling supplies

Puerto Rico's governor says he's ordered an investigation into food and water distribution and promised there would be "hell to pay" for those …

Moron-in-Chief threw "very good towels" in Puerto Rico

"I was having fun, they were having fun," said the US top dotard of callously tossing "very good towels" at Hurricane victims.<p>Watch this video as …

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Elon Musk's Tesla Is Ramping Up Battery Production to Help Puerto Rico, But Installation Costs Reportedly Are Blowing Up | Inc.com

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he's making battery production for Puerto Rico a top priority -- but installation costs have reportedly been prohibitively expensive for many locals.<p>Tesla delayed its electric semi-truck reveal in part to focus on ramping up battery production for the storm-ridden island, …

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FEMA Director Says Agency Is Now 'Filtering Out' San Juan Mayor From Puerto Rico Response

FEMA's director of operations Brock Long says the agency has long since "filtered out" San Juan mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, and her angry feud with …

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Donald Trump: Let’s not ignore the real Puerto Rico victim

People are still dying in a lingering humanitarian crisis, but Donald Trump thinks he’s treated unfairly<p>President Donald Trump played golf this weekend, as Puerto Rico endured yet another weekend without power or supplies, in what the territory's governor is describing as an "unprecedented …

People are furious about Melania Trump's outfit for her Puerto Rico visit — here's why it's a brilliant political move

On Tuesday, she was once again spotted in stiletto heels as she boarded a plane to a hurricane-devastated region.<p>In August, the first lady was mocked for wearing sky-high stilettos as she headed to Texas after Hurricane Harvey. This time, she was boarding the plane heading to Puerto Rico, where …

Chris Cuomo Defends CNN's Coverage in Heated Exchange: 'Don't Call It Fake!'

CNN's Chris Cuomo got into a heated battle of words with one top White House official Wednesday over the network's coverage of Hurricane Maria's …

Dr. Sanjay Gupta's dire warning on Puerto Rico

<b>Ciales, Puerto Rico (CNN) —</b> In medicine, there is a meeting that takes place behind closed doors, where doctors openly discuss their cases, including any complications or unfortunate deaths.<p>It's always an indelible experience for me as I watch some fellow physicians defend their actions, while …

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Trump forgets to bring human empathy with him to Puerto Rico

Soon after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, Donald Trump announced a presidential visit. As public-relations stunts go, it was pretty vacuous: Trump …

Late-night TV on Trump's Puerto Rico visit: 'What planet is this man from?'

Comics including Jimmy Kimmel discussed Trump in Puerto Rico, and the coverage of the Las Vegas attack, the deadliest mass shooting in US history<p>Late-night hosts on Tuesday addressed Donald Trump’s trip to Puerto Rico to survey the damage caused by Hurricane Maria, as well as calls from Fox News …

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7 most unhinged moments from Trump’s Puerto Rico trip

He tossed rolls of paper towels at the crowd like free T-shirts at a basketball game, for starters<p>“The job that's been done here is really nothing short of a miracle," Donald Trump said early Tuesday during his trip to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. Coming from someone else, those words might have …

One farm in Puerto Rico is still running thanks to a $300,000 investment in solar power

BARRANQUITAS, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - While his competitors wait for diesel to restart generators knocked out by Hurricane Maria, flower grower Hector Santiago is already back in business because of solar panels powering his 40-acre (16.2-hectare) nursery in central Puerto Rico.<p>The U.S. territory …

Trump's generals are speaking up

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's not organized military opposition to President Donald Trump. But day by day, generals and admirals are publicly stepping up and directly giving the American public their views in ways that don't always match the Twitter rhetoric of their commander in chief.<p>Nowhere was that made clearer …

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CNN’s Jim Acosta calls Trump’s behavior on his Puerto Rico trip exactly what it was

The president threw rolls of paper towels into a crowd of hurricane victims<p>CNN senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta did not hold back in assessing the train wreck that was President Donald Trump's visit to Puerto Rico.<br>“It seems when the teleprompter is off, often the wheels come off, and we …

Trump to Puerto Rico: Show us the money

With Puerto Rico in a worsening humanitarian crisis, President Donald Trump continues to hold the U.S. territory's debt over its head.<p>It is difficult …

Tesla is shipping hundreds of Powerwall batteries to Puerto Rico

Tesla is sending hundreds of its Powerwall battery systems to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico. The commonwealth has been almost entirely without power since after Hurricane Maria made landfall on September 20th and tore up its energy infrastructure. Once the storm passed, Tesla started sending hundreds …

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San Juan mayor: 'Dammit, this is not a good news story'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz reacted with shock and anger to acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke on Friday, saying Puerto Rico's recovery is "not a good news story."<p>"This is a 'people are dying' story," she said in disbelief.<p>Cruz was referencing Duke's comments …

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Missing in inaction: Why hasn’t Trump ordered the military to Puerto Rico?

Our troops could be delivering emergency supplies and rebuilding the airport right now. Yet somehow they’re not<p>It’s been a week since Puerto Rico, a United States territory of 3.4 million people, was devastated by the second of two Category 5 hurricanes that struck it within a two-week period …

Democrats to Trump: Send an aircraft carrier to help Puerto Rico with Hurricane Maria

A carrier's additional military aircraft and engineers are needed to help clear roads, rescue stranded residents and deliver emergency supplies to isolated parts of the island after it was slammed by Hurricane Maria last week, the lawmakers wrote in a letter to Trump.<p>"To fulfill DOD's mission, we …

Trump refuses to lift the Jones Act as people across Puerto Rico receive 'nothing, nothing, nothing'

The Jones Act requires that material shipped from one part of the United States to another travel only on ships that are registered in the United …

Rubio Says Puerto Rico Recovery Needs Go Far Beyond Money

Logistical challenges could make situation on the ground even worse<p>Sen. Marco Rubio has a message for the Trump administration and his Republican …

What every American needs to know about Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria disaster - Vox

Nine essential things to know about Puerto Rico's humanitarian crisis.<p>Early on Wednesday, September 20, Hurricane Maria — a powerful Category 4 hurricane with 150 mph winds — made direct landfall on Puerto Rico, bisecting the entire island and drenching it with feet of rain. What’s happened since …

Trump addresses criticism over Puerto Rico disaster response: 'It's out in the ocean — you can't just drive your trucks there'

"It's the most difficult job because it's on the island, it's on an island in the middle of the ocean," Trump said at a joint press conference with Spain's prime minister, Mariano Rajoy. "It's out in the ocean — you can't just drive your trucks there from other states."<p>Puerto Rico was ravaged this …

Trump On Delivering Aid To Puerto Rico: ‘This Is An Island Sitting In The Middle Of An Ocean, And It’s A Big Ocean’

As of this writing, Donald Trump has only tweeted about Puerto Rico four times since the United States territory was battered by a second devastating hurricane. Meanwhile, the president spent the long weekend — as well as Monday and Tuesday — tweeting repeatedly about his apparent feud with the …

Trump warned: send help or risk making Puerto Rico crisis 'your Katrina'

Donald Trump will visit Puerto Rico next Tuesday, to see some of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria on the lives of 3.5 million Americans. As the president announced the visit, however, one Democratic congresswoman who was born in Puerto Rico warned that his lack of attention to the …

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Puerto Rico's American Dream Is Dead

Hurricane aid is on its way, but the U.S. seems unwilling to tackle the island's long-term problems.<p>President Donald Trump has finally started tweeting about the disaster in Puerto Rico, and his messages show that he -- and we as a nation -- still haven’t digested the full implications of the …

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The 5 Key Wireless Shopping Moments Brands Should Win

For telecom-wireless brands wanting to drive growth, responding to consumers' needs in the moments they turn to mobile is critical. We explore how …

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