Typhoon Maria

February 22, 2019 - 6:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has refused to meet privately with Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rossello, the governor said Friday, as he condemned the Trump administration for not providing more disaster relief in the 17 months since Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory and left...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a roundtable on immigration and border security at U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station, during a visit to the southern border, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
January 11, 2019 - 5:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers expressed optimism Friday that the Trump administration would spare billions of dollars in unspent disaster relief funds earmarked for areas including hurricane-pounded Puerto Rico as they search for money to build the president's promised border wall...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2019 file photo, Bill and Theresa Striffler talk to a reporter at their home in Brick, N.J. Bill Striffler, an air traffic controller and the president of the Newark Airport National Air Traffic Controllers Association, is facing his first pay day without a paycheck due to the government shutdown. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
January 11, 2019 - 4:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tamped down expectations that he is close to declaring a national emergency to get the money he desires to build his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall as a three-week impasse closing parts of the government continued on Friday. Meanwhile, some 800,000...
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People record with their phones in front of the border wall Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, along the beach in Tijuana, Mexico. Taking the shutdown fight to the Mexican border, U.S. President Donald Trump edged closer Thursday to declaring a national emergency in an extraordinary end run around Congress to fund his long-promised border wall. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
January 11, 2019 - 12:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local): 12:30 p.m. U.S. officials say the Pentagon is finalizing plans that would send hundreds of additional active-duty troops to the U.S.-Mexico border for several more months to support the...
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In this Nov. 6, 2018 photo, Puerto Rican parrots huddle in one of the flight cages located in the facilities of the Iguaca Aviary at El Yunque, were the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service runs a parrot recovery program in collaboration with the U.S. Forest Service and the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources, in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. Biologists are trying to save the last of the endangered Puerto Rican parrots after more than half the population of birds disappeared when Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and destroyed their habitat and food sources. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
November 20, 2018 - 12:25 am
EL YUNQUE, Puerto Rico (AP) — Biologists are trying to save the last of the endangered Puerto Rican parrots after more than half the population of the bright green birds with turquoise-tipped wings disappeared when Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and destroyed their habitat and food sources. In the...
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This combination photo of satellite images provided by DigitalGlobe shows Saipan International Airport on Saipan, an island of the Northern Mariana Islands, on Feb. 6, 2018, left, and Oct. 26, 2018, after Super Typhoon Yutu. (DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company via AP)
October 27, 2018 - 6:59 pm
Some airport and shipping access has returned to a U.S. Pacific territory ravaged by a super typhoon, but tens of thousands of residents still without power and sifting through rubble face a long road to recovery. Saipan International Airport reopened with limited service Sunday after Super Typhoon...
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An overturned car is shown at the airport after Super Typhoon Yutu hit the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in Garapan, Saipan. Residents of the U.S. territory are preparing for months without electricity or running water after the islands were slammed with the strongest storm on Thursday to hit any part of the U.S. this year. (AP Photo/Dean Sensui)
October 26, 2018 - 10:25 pm
The federal government sent supplies to a U.S. territory in the Pacific that was ravaged by a super typhoon as residents of the Northern Mariana Islands dug through crumbled houses, smashed cars and fallen utility poles two days after the deadly storm. Military planes brought in food, water, tarps...
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This GOES East satellite image provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Willa in the eastern Pacific, on a path toward Mexico's Pacific coast on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. (NOAA via AP)
October 22, 2018 - 8:12 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A potential catastrophic Hurricane Willa swept toward Mexico's Pacific coast with winds of 150 mph (240 kph) Monday, threatening a stretch of high-rise resort hotels, surfing beaches and fishing villages. After briefly reaching Category 5 strength, the storm's maximum sustained...
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October 04, 2018 - 8:56 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A mobile dialysis unit long sought by patients suffering kidney failure on the tiny Puerto Rican island of Vieques has arrived more than a year after Hurricane Maria. Gov. Ricardo Rossello said Thursday that the $3 million unit bought by the U.S. government will be set...
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Foreign Minister for Eritrea, Osman Mohammed Saleh, addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at the United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 29, 2018 - 8:00 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Eritrea's foreign minister is touting his country's historic peace agreement with Ethiopia and calling for U.N. sanctions to be lifted immediately, calling them "unwarranted" and "a miscarriage of justice."...
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