Puerto Rico

Using a cell phone for a flash light, Jose Manuel Torres, 60, made his way to the small room where he now uses as a home as the rest of his home is being fixed after it was destroyed more than seven months ago by Hurricane Maria.
Elizabeth Flores/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA
May 29, 2018 - 9:51 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A new study contends that many more deaths than normal occurred in Puerto Rico in the three months after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, mostly because of problems getting medicines or medical care. Researchers surveyed a small sample of neighborhoods and from...
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Flames and smoke rise from an Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane after it crashed near Savannah, Ga., Wednesday, May 2, 2018.
James Lavine via AP
May 03, 2018 - 1:00 pm
By Russ Bynum and Danica Coto, Associated Press PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. (AP) — An aging C-130 Hercules that rescued and resupplied U.S. citizens after last year's hurricanes crashed onto a Georgia highway during what was supposed to be its final flight, killing all nine Puerto Ricans on board. The huge...
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