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Oh Boy, It's A Two-Fer: US Gulf Coast Target Of Two Tropical Storms
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Storm Isaias brushes off Florida, heads up East Coast
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U.S. records over 25,000 COVID-19 deaths in July
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Tropical Storm Isaias Heading Toward Florida
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Botched Primary Election Creates New Crisis in Puerto Rico: ‘This Is a Travesty’Puerto Ricans lost confidence in their electoral system after ballots failed to reach polling places, forcing officials to partially suspend a primary.
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Massive Tropical Storm Isaias may reach parts of Florida by this weekendTropical Storm Isaias, now lashing Puerto Rico with wind and rain, is expected to be near hurricane strength as it approaches Florida's coast.
Tropical Storm Isaias strengthens as it hits Puerto Rico; most of Florida in forecast pathThe official forecast for Isaias shows peak winds of 70 mph when the storm is near the coast of Florida. High wind and heavy rain has hit Puerto Rico.
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Trump floated idea of selling Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, says ex-Homeland Security head DukeDuke told the Times Trump floated some initial ideas: "Can we outsource the electricity? Can we sell the island? You know, or divest of that asset?"
Puerto Rico, Still Reeling From Old Disasters, Is Slammed by Covid-19The island has had to weather a hurricane, a political crisis and earthquakes, but those crises did not lead to the widespread unemployment caused by the response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Hurricane fallout creates financial ruin for Puerto Rico's seniors with reverse mortgagesReverse mortgages are failing at nearly double the U.S. national average in Puerto Rico, a problem magnified by natural disasters.
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Supreme Court Upholds Federal Response to Puerto Rico DebtThe case concerned the constitutionality of appointments to a government board charged with restructuring billions of dollars of debt.
Supreme Court lets Puerto Rico, after debt and disaster, avoid further upheavalThe high court ruled unanimously that Puerto Rico's management board has local functions and, therefore, the appoint of its members is constitutional.
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Bodies of 2 Transgender Women Found in Badly Burned Car in Puerto RicoActivists said that the women, who were from New York City, were the third and fourth transgender people to be killed in Puerto Rico in the last two months.
Puerto Rico Lags Behind in Coronavirus TestingA strict lockdown has required much sacrifice from Puerto Ricans, whose patience with the slow pace of testing is running out.
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As coronavirus cases rise in Puerto Rico, some fear economic 'bloodbath' along with health crisisAs the long recovery from Hurricane Maria continues, Puerto Rico now faces a pandemic that experts say could cripple its long-struggling economy.
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Coronavirus live updates: Congress can't agree on stimulus package; US deaths surpass 470The U.S. had more than 35,200 confirmed cases and 471 deaths across 34 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam as of early Monday.
Puerto Rico oversight board to ask for delay in debt restructuring due to coronavirusPuerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board will ask a court to delay the U.S. commonwealth's debt restructuring hearing due to the coronavirus outbreak, it said on Saturday.
Puerto Rico Imposes Curfew, Shuts Businesses Over CoronavirusIn one of the most serious U.S. crackdowns yet over Covid-19, the governor ordered most businesses on the island to shut down. Other U.S. cities were imposing control measures of their own.
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Months After Puerto Rico Earthquakes, Thousands Are Still Living OutsideIn the past week alone, the Puerto Rico Seismic Network registered 43 “significant” quakes, leaving many people fearful of going home. More than 8,000 houses have been damaged.
Killing of Transgender Homeless Woman Sparks Outrage in Puerto RicoAlexa Negrón Luciano was shot to death hours after a McDonald’s customer complained that Ms. Negrón had spied on her in the women’s room.
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U.S. House approves $4.7 billion disaster aid, tax breaks for Puerto RicoThe U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, reeling from severe earthquakes last month and still struggling to recover from devastating hurricanes in 2017, would get nearly $4.7 billion in new aid under..
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