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Apps for surviving disasters

By Seung Lee | The Mercury News
October 17, 2017
San Juan mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, shown on Oct. 2, 2017, believes this is not the time for politics, including the discussion of statehood for Puerto Rico. She says all should come together to try to help the island recover. The debate over whether or not Puerto Rico should be given statehood has surfaced again with the attention hurricane Maria brought to the island.  (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Slow arrival of hurricane aid revives statehood debate in Puerto Rico

By Molly Hennessy-Fiske | Los Angeles Times
October 3, 2017
Nearly one week after hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, residents are still trying to get the basics of food, water, gas and money from banks. Much of the damage done was to electrical wires, fallen trees, and flattened vegetation, in addition to wooden home roofs torn off. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Trump heads to Puerto Rico after Twitter outbursts

By Kimberly Atkins | Boston Herald
October 2, 2017
Nearly one week after hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, residents are still trying to get the basics of food, water, gas and money from banks. Much of the damage done was to electrical wires, fallen trees, and flattened vegetation, in addition to wooden home roofs torn off. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Puerto Rico: The urgency of now

By Chicago Tribune
September 27, 2017
Residents of Loiza, Puerto Rico, such as Monica Pisarro, are anticipating a direct hit from Hurricane Maria, on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. The hurricane is expected to pass over the island on Wednesday. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Hurricane Maria: Orlando families find helping Puerto Rico isn’t simple

By Gabrielle Russon | Orlando Sentinel
September 26, 2017
Drivers wait in line for gasoline at the Costco in Altamonte Springs, Fla., ahead of the anticipated arrival of Hurricane Irma on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)

Hurricane Irma makes landfall in the northeast Caribbean with Florida likely in crosshairs

By Les Neuhaus and Laura King | Los Angeles Times
September 6, 2017
The National Puerto Rican Day Parade on June 11, 2017 in New York. Puerto Rico is pressing its quest for statehood. (Erik McGregor/Sipa USA/TNS)

Puerto Rico pressing on in its quest for statehood

By Katanga Johnson | CQ-Roll Call
August 23, 2017
A group of people stand in line waiting to vote early outside the North Miami Public Library on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. (Roberto Koltun/Miami Herald/TNS)

42 million voters cast ballots early

By Alex Daugherty | McClatchy Washington Bureau
November 6, 2016
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