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What Puerto Rico is doing to get the power back after storm
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BARCELONETA, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Electrical linemen descend from helicopters, balancing on steel girders 90 feet high on transmission towers in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, far from any road. At the same time, crews fan out across the battered island, erecting light poles and power lines in a block by block slog....

Puerto Rico still stumbles in the dark a month after Maria
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- One man climbs 24 flights of stairs several times a day alongside dormant elevators. Street vendors hawk plastic washboards for $20. And families outstretch their hands as crews in helicopters drop supplies in communities that remain isolated....

Some schools in Puerto Rico to open for 1st time after Maria
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Some public schools will reopen next week, more than a month after Hurricane Maria swept over Puerto Rico, though dozens of buildings were destroyed and others are still being used as refugee centers, education officials said Thursday....

Puerto Rico still stumbles in the dark a month after 'Maria'
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- One man climbs 24 flights of stairs several times a day alongside dormant elevators. Street vendors hawk plastic washboards for $20. And families outstretch their hands as crews in helicopters drop supplies in communities that remain isolated....

AP PHOTOS: Thousands in Puerto Rico shelters after hurricane
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TOA BAJA, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Arden Dragoni and his family lost everything when Hurricane Maria ravaged across Puerto Rico last month. Only a few walls of their wooden home still stand. Their clothes, furniture, other household goods and their old car are ruined....

Puerto Rico raises Hurricane Maria death toll to 48
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Authorities in Puerto Rico raised the death toll from Hurricane Maria by 3 to 48 on Saturday based on a review of medical records....

The Latest: The Latest: Ophelia picks up speed over Atlantic
MIAMI (AP) -- The Latest on tropical weather (all times local):...

US House Speaker Ryan in Puerto Rico as 'Maria' costs mount
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan is getting a firsthand look at the devastation left by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico as the U.S. island territory seeks billions in assistance to recover from the storm....

The Latest: Hurricane Ophelia moving over northeast Atlantic
MIAMI (AP) -- Category 2 Hurricane Ophelia is forecast to remain a powerful storm for the next few days as it churns across the northeastern Atlantic....

Renters find extra hurdles to recovery after hurricanes
DALLAS (AP) -- Rental housing has been a concern in many cities in Texas and Florida after hurricanes Harvey and Irma flooded tens of thousands of homes....

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