Connecticut College To Accept Puerto Rico 'Guest' StudentsConnecticut College has established a guest student program for college students from Puerto Rico whose education was disrupted after Hurricane Maria hit the island in September.
Md. Organizers Of Puerto Rico Holiday Relief Need Help Transporting ItemsIt has been 73 days since Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico and left behind a trail of death and destruction.
TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods Still Paying Workers In Puerto Rico Despite Store ClosuresThe owner of TJ Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods confirmed to WBZ-TV it is still paying workers at stores that remain closed because of hurricane damage.
Puerto Rican Couple Among Many Living In MarylandElizabeth Vázquez's house has a basement apartment, specially built for her parents, Nicolás Vázquez and Priscila Rodríguez. For the past four years, they stayed there during the summer and went back to Puerto Rico for the winter.
Puerto Rico Says It's Scrapping $300M Whitefish ContractThe head of Puerto Rico's power company said Sunday the agency will cancel its $300 million contract with Whitefish Energy Holdings amid increased scrutiny of the tiny Montana company's role in restoring the island's power system following Hurricane Maria.
Senate Presses Ahead On $36.5B Disaster Relief PackageThe Senate is pushing ahead on a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of cash.
Google Parent Turns On Internet Balloons In Puerto RicoGoogle's parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria.
Puppies Brought To Maryland After Hurricane Maria Now Up For AdoptionSome of the puppies brought here to Maryland after the devastation left by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico are now available for adoption.
Puerto Rico Struggles With Massive Environmental CrisisRaw sewage is pouring into the rivers and reservoirs of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. People without running water bathe and wash their clothes in contaminated streams, and some islanders have been drinking water from condemned wells.
Md. National Guard To Deploy Soldiers To Puerto RicoThe Maryland National Guard is deploying 15 soldiers to participate in relief efforts in Puerto Rico.
Trump Lashes Out At Puerto Rico As House Passes Aid PackagePresident Donald Trump lashed out at hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico on Thursday, insisting in tweets that the federal government can't keep sending help "forever" and suggesting the U.S. territory was to blame for its financial struggles.
House Set To Pass $36.5B For Hurricane, Wildfire ReliefThe House is on track to backing President Donald Trump's request for billions more in disaster aid.