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5 living ex-presidents attend Texas hurricane relief concert
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- All five living former U.S. presidents are attending a concert in a Texas college town, raising money for relief efforts from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria's devastation in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands....

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....

Hurricane Maria death toll rises to 49 in Puerto Rico
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello says the death toll from Hurricane Maria has risen to 49 in the U.S. territory after officials confirmed a death from a bacterial disease that spreads through animals' urine....

Hurricanes, earthquakes estimated to cost insurers $95B
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GENEVA (AP) -- Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, as well as two recent earthquakes in Mexico likely cost the insurance industry about $95 billion, said Swiss Re, one of the world's biggest reinsurers....

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....

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