Carmen Yulin Cruz

Michael Rapaport Responds to Trump's 'Fake News Awards' by Giving Him the 'Fake President Award' (Video)

“All the s— that’s going on in the world and you release the ‘Fake News Awards’? You f—ing bum,” he says<p>Comedian Michael Rapaport ripped into Donald …

Donald Trump

Don't boycott the State of the Union speech, kill it once and for all

It makes me ill just imagining President Donald Trump at the upcoming State of the Union speech, preening, bloviating and bashing his enemies from the well of the U.S. House of Representatives, interrupted only by obsequious sustained applause from his partisan enablers.<p>I won’t watch. I’ll go play …

Donald Trump

Florida editorial roundup: On the treatment of Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans following Hurricane Maria:

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:<p>Jan. 15<p>South Florida Sun Sentinel on the treatment of Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans following Hurricane …

Business

SNL’s Michael Che Sounds Off on Trump’s ‘Sh*thole Countries’ Comment

“Trump saying something racist isn’t exactly news,” the “Weekend Update” anchor said. “It’d be news if Trump said, ‘You know what we need more of in …

Culture

Indians-Twins green light their April series and that Puerto Rico is open for business

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Owner Paul Dolan, catcher Roberto Perez and former second baseman Carlos Baerga represented the Indians on Wednesday at Hiram …

Major League Baseball

EPA Cautions There is Raw Sewage in Some Water Sources in Puerto Rico

On Friday (January 5), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released an update on the conditions in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria, which …

Race & Ethnicity

The Trump tweets that shaped 2017

<b>Twitter has given the world a greater insight into the mind of a US President than any book, letter or speech ever has.</b><p><b>Presidents have long had</b> …

Donald Trump

From 'Covfefe' to Little Rocket Man: Trump's most bizarre and outlandish tweets from 2017

Trump's 140 and 280-character quick-fire bursts made waves across the globe in 2017.<p>At Donald Trump's inaugural ball in January, the president said …

Donald Trump

Puerto Rico: Nearly half of residents without power three months after Hurricane Maria

After months of efforts to restore power to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico, electricity provider AEE said Friday that 55% of households now had electricity.<p>That means that some 660,000 customers out of a total 1.5 million are still without power, AEE director Justo Gonzalez said. It was the …

Caribbean

San Juan Mayor Slams Trump as ‘Disaster-In-Chief’

On the 100-day mark since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, San Juan’s Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz told ABC News that the federal response to the storm …

Politics

San Juan Mayor says Trump was "disaster-in-chief" during Maria

On the week of the 100-day mark of Hurricane Maria making landfall in Puerto Rico, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz thanked the Americans "that have …

U.S. Politics

100 days after Hurricane Maria, San Juan mayor thanks Americans, slams the president

On the 100-day mark since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, San Juan’s Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz called federal response to the storm inadequate …

Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority

The Media Stars Who Outdid Themselves Under Trump in 2017

In what could often feel like a demoralizing year for TV news, these men and women did their absolute best to hold Trump and his cronies …

Donald Trump

San Juan’s mayor blasts Trump as “disaster-in-chief”

3 months since Hurricane Maria struck, more than 1 million people are still without power in Puerto Rico<p>One hundred days after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico and left most of the American territory's infrastructure destroyed, Carmen Yulin Cruz, mayor of the island's largest city, is continuing …

U.S. Politics

100 days after Maria, Puerto Rico mayor slams Trump for feds' response

One hundred days after Hurricane Maria slammed Puerto Rico, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz lambasted President Donald Trump for his response to the …

Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority

Where things stand in Puerto Rico, 100 days after Hurricane Maria

It's been 100 days since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, and the island is still struggling to return to normal.<p>Why it matters: Many citizens still …

U.S. Politics

'Disaster-in-Chief': San Juan Major Blasts Trump As Slow Recovery Drags On 100 Days After Hurricane Maria

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz blasted U.S. President Donald Trump as a "disaster-in-chief" in an interview with ABC News this week while slow …

Liberal View

Remember Baseball Great Roberto Clemente With These Musical Tributes

The pioneering Puerto Rican MVP died in a plane crash on New Year’s Eve in 1972; one month later, the Fania All Stars inaugurated the Roberto …

Caribbean

No Single Group Left More Of A Mark On 2017 Than This One

Meet A Plus's Game Changer(s) of the Year.<p>Leave it to Mitch McConnell to compose the definitive one-line summary of 2017, if not of the whole of …

Tarana Burke

Trump’s 13 biggest feuds of 2017, from ‘Chuck and Nancy’ to LaVar Ball

President Donald Trump hasn't slowed down his barrage of attacks since becoming president. And some things never change: The news media and Hillary Clinton remain two of his top targets. Here's a look at the 12 biggest feuds of Trump's 2017.<p><b>TRUMP v. ROBERT MUELLER</b><p>The president’s most consequential …

Politics

Trump’s tweets. The good, the bad ...

December 27, 2017 1:29AM<p>US President Donald Trump used Twitter more than ever in 2017 to not only directly communicate with his followers, but to …

Donald Trump

President Trump’s top 10 most impactful tweets from 2017

President Trump’s Twitter account had a helluva year.

Donald Trump

YEAR IN REVIEW: Donald Trump’s most ridiculous tweets of 2017

Entertaining to some, terrifying to others, President Donald Trump’s Twitter feed was a topic of conversation throughout 2017.<p>Despite staffers’ best …

Donald Trump

Cabinet secretaries Nielsen and Carson check in on Puerto Rico recovery efforts

Nearly three months after Hurricane Maria first made landfall in Puerto Rico, thousands of homes are still getting by on makeshift power, and the …

Kirstjen Nielsen

'The Simpsons' Shows Trump Bribing Mueller Over Russia Probe In Twitter Cartoon

'The Simpsons' continued its long standing tradition of mocking President Donald Trump Thursday in a Twitter video which showed him giving a bribe to …

Donald Trump

Chef José Andrés’s Simple Advice for Helping Those in Distress

Does José Andrés ever sleep? In August, he was in Houston after Hurricane Harvey, where his World Central Kitchen (WCK) organization helped local …

Business

"The Simpsons" Hilariously Lampoon Robert Mueller Meeting Trump

This is HILARIOUS!<p>And it’s true to the lampoon-style of “The Simpsons.”<p>On Thursday, the official Twitter account of “The Simpsons” released a …

Conservative View

From hurricanes to fires, 2017 disasters tested DoD amid concern that forces are stretched thin

When major disaster relief orders come down from the White House, the Department of Defense plays a key role because of its vast response …

Puerto Rico

These 10 people made the biggest impact in entertainment this year

In a year of head-snapping shocks and a whip-fast pace of news developments, who has distracted us, soothed us or explained it all for us in a way we could process? The USA TODAY Life staff has chosen 10 people who have helped to rescue us from the appalling headlines of 2017.<p>Which turned out to be …

Entertainment

Report Shows Puerto Rico's Hurricane Death Toll Likely In Thousands, Far Higher Than Official Count

Trump critics drew attention to a New York Times report on Saturday regarding the estimated death toll in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria, …

Liberal View