Hurricane Maria

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Dorian could hit the Florida coast over the weekend as a major hurricane.
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AP News
August 29, 2019 - 7:48 am
MIAMI (AP) — Florida residents picked the shelves clean of bottled water and lined up at gas stations Thursday as an increasingly menacing-looking Hurricane Dorian threatened to broadside the state over Labor Day weekend. Leaving lighter-than-expected damage in its wake in Puerto Rico and the...
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The Hurricane Center said the storm could grow into a dangerous Category 3 storm as it pushes northwest in the general direction of Florida.
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AP News
August 28, 2019 - 8:11 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Dorian caused limited damage in the northern Caribbean as it left the region Wednesday night, setting its sights on the U.S. mainland as it threatened to grow into a dangerous Category 3 storm. Power outages and flooding were reported across the U.S. Virgin...
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Tropical Storm Dorian
CNN
CNN
August 26, 2019 - 11:47 am
By Holly Yan and Christina Maxouris, CNN (CNN) -- Another menacing storm is on track to slam the Caribbean, including Puerto Rico, an island still grappling with the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Tropical Storm Dorian has intensified in the Atlantic Ocean, whipping 60 mph winds Monday as it...
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Philadelphia Poet Laureate Raquel Salas Rivera participates in protests in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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Shara Dae Howard
July 29, 2019 - 11:29 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Poet Laureate Raquel Salas Rivera was among the crowds of thousands upon thousands who took to the streets of San Juan, Puerto Rico, for nearly two weeks demanding that Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign after the leak of homophobic and misogynistic group chat...
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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."
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January 11, 2019 - 6:55 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda is reprising his lead role in the hit musical "Hamilton" on Friday night to start a two-week run in Puerto Rico expected to raise thousands of dollars for artists and cultural groups struggling in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Dozens of fans chatted...
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Puerto Rican parrots eat inside one of the flight cages at the Iguaca Aviary in El Yunque, Puerto Rico.
AP Photo/Carlos Giusti
November 20, 2018 - 3:10 pm
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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Justin Udo
September 30, 2018 - 2:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's largest and most festive celebration of Puerto Rican pride and Latino heritage took over part of the city during the Puerto Rican Day Parade Sunday. Dancers, floats, and various groups made their way from 16th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to...
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A house with a Puerto Rican flag Puerto Rico.
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Pat Loeb
September 24, 2018 - 6:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The annual ceremony of the raising of the Puerto Rican flag at Philadelphia City Hall seemed more somber than festive Monday, as the aftermath of Hurricane Maria still looms over the island a year later. The flag-raising featured the usual pomp and ceremony, but this...
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In this Sept. 8, 2018 photo, a home that was abandoned after Hurricane Maria hit one year ago stands full of furniture in the San Lorenzo neighborhood of Morovis, Puerto Rico.
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
September 20, 2018 - 2:29 pm
By Danica Coto, Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The uplifting strains of one of Puerto Rico's most beloved songs filled the air at 6:15 a.m. on Thursday as a choir stood in the coastal town where Hurricane Maria made landfall at that moment exactly one year ago. The serenade in...
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In this Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, photo, Jose Santiago checks on items in the kitchenette in his room at the WoodSpring Suites in Orlando, Fla.
AP Photo/John Raoux
September 13, 2018 - 11:05 am
By Mike Schneider and Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Like many Puerto Ricans who fled to the mainland after Hurricane Maria, Jose Santiago has been scrambling to find a place to live. The federal vouchers that pay for his hotel room near the Orlando airport expire at...
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