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U.S. charges FEMA official in Puerto Rico for taking bribes after Hurricane Maria

The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday announced corruption charges against a senior government official and a contractor who oversaw the rebuilding of Puerto Rico's elec...

U.S. charges FEMA official in Puerto Rico for taking bribes after Hurricane Maria

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Former top FEMA official busted for taking bribes after Hurricane Maria A former top official in the Federal Emergency Management Agency was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly taking bribes from the head of a company who r...
23:34, 2019-09-10

Former FEMA Official Accused of Taking Bribes in Hurricane Maria Recovery Federal authorities arrested a former top FEMA official and the ex-president of a company that secured $1.8 billion in contracts to repair Puerto Ric...
07:51, 2019-09-11

FEMA official arrested for fraud over Hurricane Maria recovery effort in Puerto Rico Federal authorities arrested Ahsha Tribble, FEMA's former deputy administrator for the region that includes Puerto Rico. Donald Keith Ellison, t...
21:34, 2019-09-10

UPDATE 1-U.S. charges FEMA official, contractor in Puerto Rico corruption case The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday announced corruption charges against a senior government official and a contractor who worked to rebuild Puert...
23:34, 2019-09-10

DOJ alleges FEMA official took bribes in Maria recovery A person deployed as a FEMA official to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, has been charged with taking bribes to favor a contractor in the island's ...
23:34, 2019-09-10

Ex-FEMA officials, contractor accused of Puerto Rico hurricane relief fraud Federal authorities announced Tuesday that two former officials from the Federal Emergency Management Authority (FEMA), as well as the former preside...
10:00, 2019-09-11

Puerto Rico: Hurricane Maria relief officials arrested, accused of bribery and fraud Two former officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency were accused of bribery and fraud in efforts to restore electricity to Puerto Rico. ...
00:34, 2019-09-11

FBI Arrests Former FEMA Officials for Allegedly Misusing Hurricane Maria Recovery Funds to 'Enrich Themselves' The Department of Justice has arrested the person the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) put in charge of Hurricane Maria recovery in Puerto ...
04:51, 2019-09-11

Fact check: Does Trump's reallocation of FEMA funds take money from Puerto Rico? In late July, President Donald Trump's administration informed Congress of its decision to reprogram $271 million from federal agencies, including $1...
17:00, 2019-08-30

Puerto Rico Braces for Possible Hurricane Forecasters said Tropical Storm Dorian would move through the Caribbean and might approach Puerto Rico as a Category 1 hurricane before making landfa...
22:17, 2019-08-27

Dorian now a hurricane as it bears down on Puerto Rico Dorian has been upgraded to a hurricane as the churning storm prepares to strike Puerto Rico on Wednesday — with 75-mph winds and heavy rains that co...
21:34, 2019-08-28

Wanda Vázquez is the new governor of Puerto Rico She faced heat before ever taking the office: Here's why Reuters After embattled Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló announced his resignation, the woman named as his successor, Secretary of Justi...
05:17, 2019-08-08

Tropical Storm Dorian: Puerto Rico Is on Alert for Hurricane As the storm crossed into the eastern Caribbean, Puerto Rico was under a state of emergency and faced the possibility of being swiped again by a hurr...
22:17, 2019-08-27

Dorian could be a Category 1 hurricane as it nears Barbados, Puerto Rico Tropical Storm Dorian could strengthen into a hurricane as early as Tuesday — as it continues to roar into the Caribbean with Barbados, Puerto Rico a...
01:00, 2019-08-27

Tropical Storm Dorian: Puerto Rico Braces for Possible Hurricane Forecasters said Dorian would move through the Caribbean and might approach Puerto Rico as a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall in the Domin...
19:00, 2019-08-26

Dorian threatens Puerto Rico and could hit Florida or Georgia as a Category 2 hurricane Forecasters warn heavy rain could cause heavy flooding, landslides and power outages in the U.S. territory that's still coping with damage and l...
16:51, 2019-08-28

Tropical Storm Dorian set to hit Puerto Rico, may be off Florida as Category 2 hurricane The fourth named storm of the hurricane season strengthened overnight Wednesday as it spins toward the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the Bahamas --...
14:51, 2019-08-28

Trump slams 'corrupt' Puerto Rico as Dorian becomes hurricane, heads for island President Donald Trump called Puerto Rico "one of the most corrupt places on earth" in a swipe at the U.S. territory's leaders as they prepared for T...
22:00, 2019-08-28

Trump calls Puerto Rico ‘one of the most corrupt places on Earth’ as hurricane skirts by Puerto Rico is still struggling to recover from back-to-back hurricanes in 2017 that killed about 3,000 people soon after the island filed for bankru...
07:34, 2019-08-29

Tropical Storm Dorian Could Hit Puerto Rico As a Hurricane. Here’s the Latest Track and Forecast Tropical Storm Dorian is strengthening as it moves westward towards the Caribbean, and could reach hurricane strength by early Thursday, possibly bef...
19:00, 2019-08-26

Trump slams 'corrupt' Puerto Rico as Hurricane Dorian skirts island President Donald Trump lashed out at Puerto Rico on Wednesday, calling it "one of the most corrupt places on earth" before an approaching hurricane s...
03:34, 2019-08-29

UPDATE 4-Trump slams 'corrupt' Puerto Rico as Hurricane Dorian menaces island President Donald Trump called Puerto Rico "one of the most corrupt places on earth" in a swipe at the U.S. territory's leaders just as Hurricane Dori...
03:00, 2019-08-29

UPDATE 5-Trump slams 'corrupt' Puerto Rico as Hurricane Dorian skirts island President Donald Trump lashed out at Puerto Rico on Wednesday, calling it "one of the most corrupt places on earth" before an approaching hurricane s...
03:34, 2019-08-29

Now, He Worries: Trump Shows Concern as Hurricane Dorian Bears Down on Florida; Not So Much When It Was Headed for Puerto Rico Seems there was a time — long, long ago — when the commander in chief, the so-called leader of the free world, was also the consoler in chief, comfor...
12:51, 2019-08-31

Tropical Storm Dorian Could Hit the U.S. As a Major Hurricane After Striking Puerto Rico. Here’s the Latest Track and Forecast Tropical Storm Dorian could hit the southeastern United States as a major hurricane by Monday morning after striking Puerto Rico on Wednesday, accord...
19:17, 2019-08-28

Tropical Storm Dorian strengthens, may threaten Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic as minimal hurricane The fourth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season gathered strength Monday while approaching the islands in the eastern Caribbean Sea, as forec...
00:00, 2019-08-27

Alert System Delays on Puerto Rico Raise Fears as Hurricane Dorian Skims Island Much of a $1.2 million siren system to warn the people near a dam of coming hazards is sitting in storage, raising questions about the island’s hurri...
16:34, 2019-08-29

Trump Administration Officials Arrested for Scamming Puerto Rico Out of $1.8 Billion in Hurricane Relief Funds Remember when Trump blasted Puerto Rico’s government for their corruption and thievery, explaining that he was the best thing that ever happened to t...
06:34, 2019-09-12

Puerto Rico's Government Is Corrupt as Hell, and It's Hurting Regular Puerto Ricans Today, the FBI arrested two former senior officials who served with Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, along with four other suspects in a corruption...
03:17, 2019-07-11

Ex-Interpol boss has admitted taking £1.6m in bribes, China claims A former head of Interpol who disappeared after travelling from France to China has admitted taking $2m (£1.6m) in bribes, according to a Chines...
22:17, 2019-06-20

Former Interpol President Meng Hongwei pleads guilty to taking $2M in bribes The former president of Interpol pleaded guilty Thursday to taking more than $2 million in bribes over 12 years while helping companies and individua...
17:00, 2019-06-20

De Blasio taps former FEMA official as new emergency chief Mayor Bill de Blasio has tapped a former official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency to head the city’s Office of Emergency Management – repl...
11:51, 2019-06-05

Marines Byron Law, David Salazar-Quintero charged with taking bribes to transport migrants Two U.S. Marines in Southern California have been accused of accepting cash payments to transport undocumented immigrants along the U.S.-Mexico borde...
21:34, 2019-07-09

FEMA officials, contractor accused of hurricane relief fraud Federal authorities have arrested former officials of the Federal Emergency Management Authority and the former president of a major disaster relief ...
21:34, 2019-09-10

JFK Airport Supervisor Admits Taking Bribes, Exchanged Plane Parking Spots For Limo Rides and Gifts (NEW YORK) — A former supervisor at Kennedy Airport admitted Friday that she took bribes to allow Qatar and other countries to park their plane...
01:00, 2019-06-22

After Maria: the Netflix documentary looking at life after a hurricane The makes of a new documentary short about Puerto Rican families after Hurricane Maria talk about the importance of illuminating a crisisAt Glenda Ma...
13:51, 2019-05-23

Trump officials defend decision to send FEMA funds to ICE ahead of Hurricane Dorian (NBC News) — Trump administration officials said Sunday that transferring $155 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Dis...
23:00, 2019-09-02

Hurricane Dorian: Acting FEMA head says agency is short-staffed, but ready for storm ​WASHINGTON – Acting FEMA Director Pete Gaynor said Sunday that his agency is still short 2,000 reservists, but said it shouldn’t impact the go...
19:51, 2019-09-01

Puerto Rico had three governors in a week. Now what? Puerto Rico's political turmoil culminated with a stretch when it had three governors in less than a week. Where does the U.S. territory stand n...
07:00, 2019-08-17

Puerto Rico celebrates 0725 Puerto Ricans celebrate early Thursday in Old San Juan following Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's resignation, effective Aug. 2.   ...
10:17, 2019-07-25

Puerto Rico streets 072419 Puerto Ricans wait for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's reported resignation on Wednesday night in the streets of Old San Juan.    ...
10:17, 2019-07-25

Puerto Rico governor says he is resigning Aug. 2 Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló says he will resign Aug. 2 after nearly two weeks of furious protests and political upheaval touched off by a leak ...
06:51, 2019-07-25

Hurricane Maria's legacy: how the rise of nationalism creates climate victims Speaking in Puerto Rico at the International Congress of Youth Voices, David Wallace-Wells warns the the devastation could be routinely replicated – ...
17:51, 2019-08-12

Puerto Rico’s Embattled Governor Says He Won’t Step Down, But Won’t Run Again (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said Sunday evening that he will not resign in the face of public furor over...
06:51, 2019-07-22

Understanding the Anger Boiling Over in Puerto Rico Amid the massive protests in Puerto Rico, much of the focus of the demonstrators’ ire has been on a string of profanity-laced text messages in which ...
21:00, 2019-07-24

Puerto Rico has new governor, but his stay may be short The handpicked successor to disgraced Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello was sworn in on Friday after Rossello stepped down, but lawyer Pedro Pier...
07:34, 2019-08-03

The Latest: Puerto Rico governor says he will resign Aug. 2 Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló says he is resigning Aug. 2 in the face of public furor over an obscenity-laced online chat that showed the governo...
06:51, 2019-07-25

Puerto Rico governor is expected to resign Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is expected to resign Wednesday after more than a week of protests that rocked the island's capital city, a source ...
20:00, 2019-07-24

Puerto Rico gov will not seek reelection, but won’t resign Puerto Rico’s governor is seeking to defuse anger that has fed mammoth street protests against him by promising not to seek reelection, but his annou...
04:01, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico, with 3 governors in a week, considers a 4th A day after Puerto Rico got its third governor in less than a week, top officials from new leader Wanda Vázquez’s own party are talking openly about ...
23:51, 2019-08-08

The Latest: Trump says he’s ‘best thing’ for Puerto Rico President Donald Trump says he’s “the best thing that ever happened to Puerto Rico” and he’s renewing his attacks on the U.S. territory’s officials o...
02:17, 2019-07-23

Puerto Rico swears in third governor in less than a week Puerto Rico's Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez Garced was sworn in Wednesday afternoon as the third governor that the financially and politically trou...
06:17, 2019-08-08

Trump Locates the Most Offensive Possible Take on Puerto Rico President Donald Trump welcomed Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to the White House on Monday, where he used the foreign head of state’s visit to ...
02:01, 2019-07-23

Puerto Rico’s capital is ready to welcome visitors again Like all members of the Greater Antilles squad these days, Puerto Rico has suffered a few hiccups: a crippled economy, a post-hurricane mop-up still ...
01:51, 2019-08-17

Puerto Rico's new governor faces legal challenge Puerto Rico's newly installed governor and its Senate president faced off on Tuesday in written arguments submitted to the island's supreme court, wh...
15:17, 2019-08-07

Puerto Rico gov will not seek re-election, leaves his party Puerto Rico’s embattled governor says he will not seek re-election but will not resign as the island’s leader, though he will step down as head of hi...
02:00, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico: Protesters demand governor's resignation The leak of sexist and homophobic texts sent by Governor Ricardo Rossello sparked outrage on the island. His government has also been accused of corr...
08:00, 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico’s embattled governor says he won’t seek reelection Puerto Rico's embattled governor says he will not seek re-election but will not resign as the island's leader, though he will step down as head of hi...
02:17, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico braces for more protests against latest governor Puerto Ricans are bracing for more political turmoil as the third governor in a week takes charge of the U.S. territory still divided over who should...
06:51, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico gets another governor after supreme court clears the way Puerto Rico got its third governor in less than a week on Wednesday just hours after the bankrupt U.S. territory's supreme court ruled that Pedro Pie...
10:51, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico's ousted governor names successor Pedro Pierluisi has been sworn in as governor of Puerto Rico, though the US territory's Senate has yet to confirm the appointment. Disgraced Governor...
07:34, 2019-08-03

HUD Delays Disaster Preparation Money for Puerto Rico The housing department announced that it would distribute funds for disaster prevention efforts to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands after firs...
03:51, 2019-08-03

Puerto Rico: Wanda Vazquez sworn in as new governor Wanda Vazquez became the second person to be sworn in as governor in less than a week. Puerto Rico has been marred by political turmoil and protests ...
04:51, 2019-08-08

Embattled Puerto Rico gov apologizes for profane tirade Puerto Rico’s governor has apologized for profanity-laced comments he made in a private chat to describe a former New York City government official a...
20:51, 2019-07-12

Wanda Vázquez sworn in as Governor of Puerto Rico Accompanied by her husband, Judge Jorge Diaz, and her daughter, Vazquez took the oath of office in the early evening at the Supreme Court before leav...
03:51, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico’s Governor Resigned. It’s Still Not Clear Who Will Replace Him Ricardo Rosselló has resigned as the governor of Puerto Rico and a former congressman has been sworn in as his replacement, but experts say th...
05:34, 2019-08-04

Puerto Rico's new governor says she intends to remain in office The revolving door at the governor's office in Puerto Rico may finally stop with Wanda Vazquez, the newly sworn-in chief executive of the bankrupt U....
00:51, 2019-08-09

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello says he will not run for re-election in 2020 Following days of mass protests, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Sunday that he will not seek reelection in 2020 though he refused to res...
07:34, 2019-07-22

Ex-education secretary, 5 others held in Puerto Rico probe Puerto Rico’s former secretary of education and 5 other people have been arrested on charges of steering federal money to unqualified, politically co...
22:51, 2019-07-10

An Anxious Puerto Rico Waits: Will the Governor Resign? Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló of Puerto Rico was widely expected to resign on Wednesday, after widespread protests and looming impeachment proceedings der...
06:00, 2019-07-25

Puerto Rico Is on the Brink of Full-Blown Revolt The last decade in Puerto Rico has been a constant stream of disaster and oppression, from the U.S. government’s unelected fiscal control board and t...
18:17, 2019-07-18

Why You Need to Know About Puerto Rico's Protests and Governor Ricardo Rosselló In Puerto Rico, protests have taken over the country, calling for the resignation of their governor, Ricardo Rosselló—who is now expected to resign ...
19:51, 2019-07-24

Puerto Rico is in turmoil. Here's how business on the island is being whipsawed Businesses in Puerto Rico are reeling from the political corruption of Governor Ricardo Rossello's administration. They are trying to maintain l...
16:51, 2019-07-24

Gallup: 2 in 3 Americans support statehood for Puerto Rico While most Americans have consistently opposed making Washington, D.C., an official state, a new survey Thursday showed a good majority do favor givi...
01:34, 2019-07-19

Puerto Rico governor's likely successor may not soothe protester's ire Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló's resignation Wednesday will draw cheers from protesters, politicians and financial stakeholders, but his tappe...
06:51, 2019-07-25

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign: source Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló plans to resign, a source tells Fox News, concluding an administration that was the target of mass protests in its ...
17:51, 2019-07-24

Why is Puerto Rico protesting? 5 biggest questions about the US territory The island has demanded national attention after its residents swarmed the streets for weeks in protest against Governor Ricardo Rosselló and ...
23:51, 2019-07-24

Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy Plan Is Almost Done, and It Could Start a Fight The island territory is preparing to present its complete restructuring plan for its $124 billion debt. Court challenges are almost certain, but if t...
00:00, 2019-07-16

Puerto Rico protesters rally around what they're calling the start of a revolution Erica Diaz's 6-year-old daughter convinced her to join the burgeoning protest movement against Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. The 40-year-old sta...
13:51, 2019-07-24

Puerto Rico Protesters Get Creative: Dancing, Singing, Diving… On kayak and horseback, in prayer and cacophony, Puerto Ricans have been venting their political frustrations in a host of unconventional ways in rec...
06:00, 2019-07-25

Puerto Rico governor may resign after days of protests: reports Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló could step down on Wednesday after almost two weeks of protests against his administration, sparked by the publ...
15:17, 2019-07-24

Embattled Puerto Rico governor may resign soon, media reports Embattled Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello may resign on Wednesday after 11 days of protests against his administration, local media reported, b...
08:34, 2019-07-24

43 states, Puerto Rico sue drugmakers in generic price fixing Attorneys general in 43 states and Puerto Rico have filed a joint lawsuit accusing drugmakers of fixing prices for generic drugs used to treat arthri...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Six men charged in connection with 2011 murder of New Jersey man in Puerto Rico Investigators say the defendants allegedly killed Maurice Spagnoletti because he canceled an inflated contract to provide janitorial services to Dora...
21:51, 2019-05-31

Who is Puerto Rico's next leader? Island braces for a clash The political crisis in Puerto Rico took a turn on Wednesday. The island nation still isn't sure who will become the next leader.   &...
01:34, 2019-08-01

7 striking photos show how massive the Puerto Rico protests really are Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has been deep in controversy over leaked text messages containing misogynistic and homophobic language. ...
20:34, 2019-07-23

Puerto Rico governor, aides ordered to turn over cellphones Federal authorities in Puerto Rico have ordered Gov. Ricardo Rosselló and 11 of his aides to turn over their cellphones as part of a growing probe in...
22:34, 2019-07-23

U.S. judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit over Puerto Rico pension law A lawsuit filed by Puerto Rico's financial oversight board over a new pension and healthcare funding law will move forward after a federal judge on T...
07:34, 2019-08-23

Online lenders under investigation by regulators in 11 states, Puerto Rico The New York Department of Financial Services is leading an investigation into a new breed of online lender that claim to provide advance payments on...
19:34, 2019-08-06

Spain sink Puerto Rico as Scola shines for Argentina Spain celebrated their second successive win at the basketball World Cup in China after a commanding performance from their Toronto Raptors center Ma...
21:17, 2019-09-02

Online lenders under investigation by regulators in 10 states, Puerto Rico The New York Department of Financial Services is leading an investigation into of a new breed of online lender that claims to provide advance payment...
17:17, 2019-08-06

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló soon to resign? Aide says not yet Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has endured a torrent of protests over vulgar, mean-spirited texting conversations.    ...
23:51, 2019-07-24

Former Puerto Rico education secretary and five others arrested in corruption probe Six people, including Puerto Rico's former education secretary, were arrested in a sweeping corruption probe that alleges they steered federal funds ...
23:00, 2019-07-10

Former Puerto Rico government officials arrested in corruption probe Two former high-ranking Puerto Rico government officials were among six people arrested and charged with conspiracy and other crimes in connection wi...
04:00, 2019-07-11

Puerto Rico Supreme Court rules new governor must step down The Puerto Rico Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that last week's swearing in of Pedro Pierluisi as governor was unconstitutional and that he must le...
19:51, 2019-08-07

Defying Protests, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló of Puerto Rico Says He Will Stay On Saying “I have made mistakes, and I have apologized,” the governor said he would not seek re-election and would give up the leadership of his party, ...
03:00, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico governor tabs former political rival as successor Outgoing Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello nominated Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi Wednesday as secretary of state, clearing a path for him t...
22:17, 2019-07-31

Puerto Rico Supreme Court overturns swearing-in of new governor The Supreme Court of Puerto Rico ruled Wednesday that the recent swearing-in of Gov. Pedro Pierluisi was against the law, overturning it and removing...
21:17, 2019-08-07

Rivian will repurpose used EV batteries for solar power in Puerto Rico Rivian is known for pushing the boundaries of battery tech. Not only is the startup working on the first all-electric pickup for the US market, it�...
20:51, 2019-06-14

Trump rips governor of Puerto Rico, San Juan mayor President Trump on Thursday ripped the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, joining a growing chorus of critics that includes entertainer Ricky Martin ...
03:34, 2019-07-19

The once-untouchable Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló: Can he survive? Embattled Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's political crisis deepened, massive protests continued unabated and calls for his ouster int...
20:34, 2019-07-23

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Ousts New Governor, and Another Is Sworn In Wanda Vázquez took the oath of office on Wednesday after the portion of the law cited to justify Pedro R. Pierluisi’s ascent last week was ruled unco...
22:51, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico: top figures in governor's own party urge him to resign Ricardo Rosselló under pressure over abusive chat messagesNew big protest planned outside mansion on Friday nightSupport for Puerto Rico’s governor, ...
21:51, 2019-07-19

Scandals and storms have left Puerto Rico drowning in debt The scandal engulfing Puerto Rico was most recently fueled by revelations in July that Gov. Richard Rosselló had exchanged sexist and homophobic mess...
14:51, 2019-07-23

Ahead Of Storm, Donald Trump Says Puerto Rico "One Of The Most Corrupt" US President Donald Trump branded Puerto Rico "one of the most corrupt places on earth" Wednesday as the US island braced for its first major storm s...
02:00, 2019-08-29

US politicians criticize embattled Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló As protests against Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló intensified on Monday, politicians on the US mainland joined the chorus of voices criticizing h...
06:34, 2019-07-23

Can Someone Tell Trump that Puerto Rico Is a Territory of the US? Maybe Then He’ll Stop Treating Them Like Trash Because the fear of another natural disaster isn’t enough to deal with, the people of Puerto Rico have to now deal with President Trump bashing them ...
00:34, 2019-08-29

Puerto Rico governor resigns amid turmoil over his successor Ricardo Rosselló swears in Pedro Pierluisi but island faces continuing political upheavalThe governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, resigned on F...
03:00, 2019-08-03

Puerto Rico's new governor sworn in, but Senate approval still needed The handpicked successor to disgraced Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló was sworn in on Friday after Rossello stepped down, but lawyer Pedro Pier...
02:34, 2019-08-03

Trump slams Puerto Rico leaders, says governor is 'terrible' U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday slammed Puerto Rico's governor and blasted the U.S. territory's leaders, accusing them of wasting billions of d...
20:17, 2019-07-22

Outgoing Puerto Rico governor nominates Pierluisi as successor Embattled Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló will nominate the island's former representative in the U.S. Congress Pedro Pierluisi as his new secr...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Puerto Rico governor faces calls for impeachment over chats Puerto Rico's embattled governor came under growing pressure to resign or be impeached on Friday after the leak of hundreds of vulgar and offensive c...
01:17, 2019-07-20

Puerto Rico governor resigns as promised; successor sworn in Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has resigned as promised, clearing the way for veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi to be sworn in as his replacement...
05:34, 2019-08-03

Puerto Rico governor resigns after weeks of mass protests Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló on Wednesday said he would resign after almost two weeks of protests calling for him to step down over a scanda...
06:51, 2019-07-25

Puerto Rico governor taps former U.S. delegate as successor: report Puerto Rico's embattled governor will name the island's former representative in the U.S. Congress, Pedro Pierluisi, as his new secretary of state an...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Puerto Rico vote delay raises uncertainty over next governor Puerto Rico's next governor remained up in the air on Thursday, just 24 hours before Governor Ricardo Rosselló was due to resign, as the U.S. territo...
00:01, 2019-08-02

HUD seeks financial probe of Puerto Rico agency set to get $8.2 billion Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has asked the department’s inspector general to open a financial investigation into the Puerto Ric...
00:00, 2019-09-12

Trump administration to place new restrictions on billions in Puerto Rico aid President Trump has asked aides to find new safeguards for funding amid a political crisis on the island, leading to the new plan, senior officials s...
23:34, 2019-08-01

Castro becomes first 2020 Dem to urge embattled Puerto Rico governor to step down Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is urging embattled Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to step down in the wake of mass protests again...
20:17, 2019-07-19

Puerto Rico’s disgraced Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigns, will swear in replacement Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigned as promised Friday afternoon, and said he would swear in veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi as his replace...
00:51, 2019-08-03

Puerto Rico governor's pick for successor faces opposition in legislature The lawyer tapped by Puerto Rico's outgoing governor to lead the bankrupt U.S. territory faced opposition from legislators on Wednesday, two days bef...
23:00, 2019-07-31

Puerto Rico’s Governor Resigns Friday Night. It’s Still Not Clear Who Will Replace Him Puerto Rico Gov. Ricard Rosselló resigns at 5 p.m. Friday, but after a raucous day of political surprises it’s not clear who will take h...
20:34, 2019-08-02

Puerto Rico high court to weigh legitimacy of U.S. territory's governor The future of Pedro Pierluisi as Puerto Rico's governor will be up to the U.S. territory's supreme court after the island's Senate on Monday declined...
02:34, 2019-08-06

U.S. lawmakers advance bill to boost Puerto Rico Medicaid funding A bill that would give Puerto Rico a substantial boost in federal Medicaid funding advanced out of a U.S. House subcommittee on Thursday after lawmak...
01:34, 2019-07-12

Thousands marched on Puerto Rico governor’s residence demanding he quit The march on Governor Ricardo Rossello's official San Juan residence was the latest in a week of sometimes violent protests over the messages attacki...
04:51, 2019-07-20

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal health...
00:17, 2019-07-18

Opposition in legislature, streets to Puerto Rico governor's pick for successor The lawyer tapped to succeed Puerto Rico's outgoing governor faced opposition on Wednesday largely over conflict of interest concerns, two days befor...
00:17, 2019-08-01

Puerto Rico’s disgraced Gov. Ricardo Rossello swears in successor, resigns Puerto Rico’s disgraced Gov. Ricardo Rossello officially stepped down from office on Friday night — and his last act was to swear in vete...
10:34, 2019-08-03

Puerto Rico governor vows to remain in office after violent protests Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Tuesday he will stay in office despite protests calling for his resignation that turned violent overnig...
22:17, 2019-07-16

Puerto Rico police clash with protesters over Gov. Ricardo Rossello scandal Puerto Rican police clashed with demonstrators late Monday over Gov. Ricardo Rossello's refusal to give up power, in the wake of a leaked chat log th...
16:34, 2019-07-16

Puerto Rico: thousands protest governor's sexist and homophobic texts Ricardo Rosselló resisting calls to resign over leaked messagesRicky Martin and other performers join crowds on streets of San JuanAccompanied by som...
05:17, 2019-07-18

Police Fire Tear Gas to Quell Protests Over Puerto Rico’s Governor A day of protests turned raucous in Puerto Rico and the police fired tear gas to hold back a crowd demanding the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló...
04:17, 2019-07-16

Puerto Rico’s ousted governor names Pedro Pierluisi as next leader Pierluisi is a member of the disgraced leader Ricardo Rosselló’s pro-statehood New Progressive partyPuerto Rico’s ousted governor, Ricardo Rosselló, ...
18:17, 2019-07-31

More Puerto Rico protests planned as governor resists calls to resign Massive and at times violent protests in Puerto Rico showed no sign of stopping as labor unions on Thursday organized a Friday march to keep up press...
23:17, 2019-07-18

Former MLB outfielder Angel Pagan rescued after boat capsizes in Puerto Rico Ex-Giants, Mets, Cubs speedster Angel Pagan was one of three men aboard boat hit by 15-foot wave off coast of Puerto Rico.     &...
04:17, 2019-05-30

Democratic presidential hopefuls call for Puerto Rico’s governor to resign Protesters are outraged over offensive comments in leaked online messages between Gov. Ricardo Rosselló and other officials. Rosselló’s constituents ...
09:17, 2019-07-21

Puerto Rico board asks court for more time on members' appointments Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board asked a federal appeals court on Tuesday to extend a July 15 deadline for its members to be...
23:51, 2019-06-18

Hundreds of thousands in San Juan demand Puerto Rico's governor resign Hundreds of thousands of people filled San Juan streets on Monday to demand that Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló resign over offensive chat mes...
20:17, 2019-07-22

Massive San Juan protest demands Puerto Rico governor resign Hundreds of thousands of people marched in San Juan on Monday to demand Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló resign over offensive chat messages, th...
03:34, 2019-07-23

Pilot arrests 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico A Delta Air Lines pilot and crew arrested a passenger on board a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after the man shouted "I am God" and claimed he ...
21:00, 2019-07-03

Major plan for Puerto Rico debt coming this month, attorney says A long-awaited plan to restructure Puerto Rico's core government debt will finally be filed in court later this month, an attorney for the bankr...
21:00, 2019-09-11

Puerto Rico is in Dorian’s bull’s-eye: Three things to know as island braces for the storm Puerto Ricans are bracing for Tropical Storm Dorian, which is expected to hit the island Wednesday afternoon and evening. The storm presents itself a...
12:34, 2019-08-29

Puerto Rico Battens Down the Hatches as Tropical Storm Dorian Nears On Tuesday morning, Tropical Storm Dorian looked like it would thread the needle between western Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. But as the s...
19:17, 2019-08-28

Puerto Rico’s incoming governor faces crisis, wary populace The woman set to become Puerto Rico’s next governor has been criticized for her reluctance to confront problems in Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administra...
06:51, 2019-07-25

Tropical Storm Dorian barrels toward Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic Tropical Storm Dorian churned toward Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic on Tuesday and was expected to be close to hurricane strength when it nea...
08:34, 2019-08-28

Puerto Rico Board Unveils $35 Billion Bankruptcy-Exit Framework Puerto Rico’s financial supervisors struck a deal with creditors owed $3 billion that sets out a path for restructuring $35 billion in debt obligatio...
11:17, 2019-06-17

Tropical Storm Dorian gathers strength as it nears Puerto Rico Storm expected to hit Puerto Rico as a hurricane on Wednesday, while much of Barbados is shut downTropical Storm Dorian is gathering strength and hur...
02:51, 2019-08-28

Puerto Rico oversight board reaches deal over retiree pensions Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Wednesday it reached a deal to restructure more than $50 billion in unfunded pensio...
01:17, 2019-06-13

U.S. top court takes on Puerto Rico financial oversight board dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to decide whether members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board were lawfully appoin...
23:17, 2019-06-20

Obscene texts and corruption: the downfall of Puerto Rico's governor - podcast Mass protests triggered by leaked text messages have led to the resignation of Ricardo Rosselló. Oliver Laughland discusses his time on the island. A...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló expected to resign today Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló was expected to resign amid a torrent of protests over vulgar, mean-spirited texting conversations.  &...
17:51, 2019-07-24

Wanda Vázquez: Puerto Rico swears in new governor after ousting predecessor Puerto Rico’s supreme court overturned the swearing-in of Pedro Pierluisi, who was appointed by disgraced Ricardo RossellóPuerto Rico’s supreme court...
13:17, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico promises tax breaks in attempt to lure ‘family offices’ Watch out, Connecticut. Heads up, New Jersey. And New York had better pay attention, too. Puerto Rico is coming after one of your lucrative industrie...
05:34, 2019-05-23

Puerto Rico protesters to block highway as governor remains defiant Mass demonstrations resume in the US island territory demanding Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation following abusive text messagesPuerto Rico is braced f...
18:51, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico governor announces he will not seek re-election but refuses to resign Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Sunday he will not seek re-election but refused to resign, as corruption allegations have sparked widespr...
08:51, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico thrown into turmoil as supreme court ousts new governor Move clears way for justice secretary Wanda Vázquez to succeedPedro Pierluisi was appointed by disgraced Ricardo RossellóPuerto Rico’s supreme court ...
01:17, 2019-08-08

Lightning strikes Southwest flight traveling from Baltimore to Puerto Rico Federal aviation officials say a Southwest Airlines passenger flight from Baltimore was struck by lightning during journey to San Juan, Puerto Rico. ...
20:17, 2019-07-09

Puerto Rico governor will not seek reelection amid texting scandal The governor of Puerto Rico announced Sunday that he will not seek reelection amid protests seeking his ouster. Governor Ricardo Rossello said that h...
03:17, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico governor refuses to resign as island braces for big protest Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday said he would not seek re-election next year but refused to resign as the island braced for more protests by demonst...
13:34, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court Overturns Pedro Pierluisi as Governor (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the swearing in of Pedro Pierluisi as the island’s go...
06:51, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico governor will not seek re-election after leaked chat messages Puerto Rico's governor said on Sunday he would not seek re-election next year and would step down as head of his party following nine days of sometim...
01:17, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico police clash with protesters against governor's sexist texts Teargas and rubber bullets used to disperse demonstration urging Ricardo Rosselló to quitThousands of protesters in Puerto Rico have clashed with rio...
13:01, 2019-07-18

US briefing: Mueller testimony, Iran tanker crisis and Puerto Rico Monday’s top story: House committee chairman says Mueller has evidence of Trump’s ‘high crimes and misdemeanours’. Plus, Why leftist groups are takin...
13:00, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico: Thousands urge governor's resignation in massive protests The protests are expected to be the largest yet against Governor Ricardo Rossello. His vow to not run for reelection did little to quell public outra...
02:00, 2019-07-23

Puerto Rico Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez sworn in as governor The move comes after Puerto Rico Supreme Court ruled former Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's successor, Pedro Pierluisi, was not legitimate. ...
07:17, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico governor fights calls to resign amid violent protests A peaceful demonstration that drew thousands to the streets of San Juan on Monday turned hostile in the evening when protesters and police clashed, i...
05:00, 2019-07-17

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico cruise stop amid protests A Royal Caribbean cruise ship opted to skip a Puerto Rico call as San Juan protests against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló continue.    ...
05:51, 2019-07-17

Puerto Rico oversight board enters agreement to address debt claims Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Sunday it has entered into an agreement with bondholders to provide "a framework fo...
03:51, 2019-06-17

Puerto Rico governor apologizes for calling Melissa Mark-Viverito a ‘whore’ Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló — whose administration has been roiled by a corruption probe — has apologized for calling former City Council Speak...
16:51, 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Dorian heads toward Puerto Rico, Dominican, expected to strengthen Tropical Storm Dorian churned toward Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic on Tuesday and was expected to be close to hurricane strength when it nea...
05:51, 2019-08-28

Ricardo Rosselló Steps Down as Puerto Rico’s Governor, and Pedro Pierluisi Is Sworn In The Puerto Rico House of Representatives confirmed Pedro Pierluisi as secretary of state, and outgoing Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló said he would be the ...
23:00, 2019-08-03

Trump calls storm-threatened Puerto Rico one of most corrupt places on earth President Donald Trump on Wednesday struck out at a U.S. territory facing the destructive threat of Tropical Storm Dorian and financially limping un...
17:51, 2019-08-28

Bond insurer MBIA sues banks over defaulted Puerto Rico bonds Bond insurance company MBIA Inc sued several financial institutions on Thursday over their role in underwriting billions of dollars of Puerto Rico bo...
23:17, 2019-08-08

Top Puerto Rico officials resign in group chat scandal that ensnares governor Two of Puerto Rico's top government officials resigned on Saturday following the publication of a bombshell group chat in which Governor Ricardo Ross...
04:34, 2019-07-14

Toddler takes fatal plunge from cruise ship in Puerto Rico: reports A one-and-a-half year-old girl died Sunday after falling from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico, local reports said. The toddler wa...
07:34, 2019-07-08

Puerto Rico’s new governor vows to evaluate contracts as corruption scandal simmers In one of her first moves as governor, she suspended a pending contract that is part of the program to rebuild and strengthen the island's power grid...
14:17, 2019-08-12

UPDATE 1-Pilot arrests 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico A Delta Air Lines pilot and crew arrested a passenger on board a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after the man shouted "I am God" and claimed he ...
21:00, 2019-07-03

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello faces calls to resign over leaked chat Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello is under pressure to resign after leaked online private group chats between he and close associates were revealed o...
22:34, 2019-07-15

Trump signs $19 billion disaster relief bill and says Puerto Rico 'should love' him The delayed legislation will send funds to the hurricane-battered island of Puerto Rico and to states damaged by hurricanes, flooding, wildfires and ...
04:00, 2019-06-07

$3.7 million in cash discovered in abandoned boat in Puerto Rico, Border Patrol says Authorities followed a boat to the island’s coast and found five duffel bags containing $3.7 million in cash.       &...
20:17, 2019-07-09

High court takes case involving Puerto Rico financial crisis WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says it will decide a challenge to the oversight board established by Congress in response to Puerto Rico’s...
20:00, 2019-06-20

Trump claims he's 'best thing that's ever happened to Puerto Rico' as he lashes out at territory – live President lashed out at territory ahead of Tropical Storm Dorian, calling it ‘one of the most corrupt places on Earth’ Sign up for the US briefing an...
18:17, 2019-08-28

Dorian takes aim at Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic; Florida, Bahamas on alert Tropical Storm Dorian is set to take a path that will reach the coast of the Dominican Republic mid-week before traveling northwestward through the B...
04:17, 2019-08-28

Mayor in Puerto Rico rebuts embattled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's claim of support A mayor in Puerto Rico refutes embattled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s claim that he supports him after the governor made the declaration on Fox News on Mo...
08:17, 2019-07-23

Puerto Rico: thousands flood streets in push to oust governor – in pictures Photographer Angel Valentin accompanied our reporter Oliver Laughland to capture the growing protests in Puerto Rico against Governor Ricky Rosselló....
00:01, 2019-07-19

MLB players call on Puerto Rico governor to resign over leaked text messages Several Major League Baseball players on Wednesday called for the governor of Puerto Rico to resign after hundreds of leaked documents between the go...
21:17, 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico: Ricardo Rosselló resigns as party president over text messages Embattled leader stops short of resigning as governorProtesters had set Sunday evening deadline for his departurePuerto Rico’s embattled governor Ric...
02:51, 2019-07-22

Google targeted in antitrust inquiry by attorneys general in 48 states, DC and Puerto Rico An investigation involving 50 attorneys general will look into Google's dominance in online advertising and search traffic for anti-competitive ...
11:00, 2019-09-10

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigns after days of mass protests Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced his resignation late Wednesday amid protests over vulgar, mean-spirited texting conversations. &...
10:17, 2019-07-25

U.S. lawmakers demand Puerto Rico governor resign as protests roil island Several U.S. Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers on Friday demanded Puerto Rico's governor step down over offensive chat messages, as th...
17:34, 2019-07-20

Protesters clash with police in rally against Puerto Rico leader Ricardo Rossello Growing demonstrations in Puerto Rico turned violent late Wednesday as thousands in the street demanded the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rossello stem...
01:34, 2019-07-19

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello pledges resignation over online chat After holding out for nearly two weeks in face of mass protests, Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosello said he would resign from his post. The protest...
08:34, 2019-07-25

Trump slams Puerto Rico's Rosselló as 'terrible governor' after refusal to step down President Trump on Monday blasted Puerto Rico's Ricardo Rosselló as “a terrible governor” just hours after the leader of the U.S. territory announced...
23:51, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico officials seek to search governor's phone amid protests, scandal Puerto Rican officials on Tuesday were executing search warrants for the mobile phones of Governor Ricardo Rosselló and his top associates amid a cor...
22:00, 2019-07-23

A toddler died after falling from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico An American toddler fell to her death on Sunday from the deck of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico, a spokesman for the l...
04:51, 2019-07-09

'Ricky, resign!' Puerto Rico's famous musicians lend voice to surging protesters Young artistssuch as Bad Bunny and iLe have emerged as figureheads in the largest protests in the island’s historyOn Wednesday afternoon, as 100,000 ...
12:17, 2019-07-21

2020 Mets schedule: Subway Series, Puerto Rico trip highlight season The Mets can already have an eye toward next year with the schedule release on Monday. The Amazin’s open the season March 26 against the Nationals at...
11:34, 2019-08-13

Puerto Rico protesters stand up to vulgar texts, alleged corruption, and years of scandal Puerto Rico is bracing for a massive protest Monday calling for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation. Vulgar and misogynistic text messages from him s...
23:34, 2019-07-20

Lawmakers call for Puerto Rico's governor to step down amid widespread protests on island Congressional lawmakers are siding with Puerto Ricans calling for the Carribean island's besieged Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign amid days of demons...
04:34, 2019-07-20

Puerto Rico's oversight board strikes $35 billion restructuring deal with commonwealth's bondholders The agreement, which is on the framework for the plan of adjustment, provide for more than a 60% average haircut for all $35 billion, a 36% haircut o...
07:51, 2019-06-17

After signing emergency, President Donald Trump says Puerto Rico one of 'most corrupt places on Earth' President Donald Trump has approved a federal emergency for Puerto Rico -- amid a political spat with one of its leaders -- as the U.S. territory is ...
21:34, 2019-08-28

Protesters Highlight Gay Rights, Puerto Rico, Immigration as Trump Relaunches Campaign in Florida (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement Tuesday in Florida are launching their protests at a near...
23:51, 2019-06-18

Puerto Rico Senate sues to block new Gov. Pedro Pierluisi, calls on high court The new appointed leader of Puerto Rico now faces a lawsuit from the Senate in San Juan, which says his ascension to the island's top post is unconst...
23:34, 2019-08-05

Trump attacks San Juan mayor as 'incompetent' as storm nears Puerto Rico – live President made remark about Carmen Yulín Cruz while seeming to complain about how Puerto Rico has been hit by major storms ‘as usual’ Sign up for the...
16:51, 2019-08-28

Puerto Rico closes schools, opens emergency shelters ready for Storm Dorian Puerto Rico was bracing on Wednesday for the arrival of Tropical Storm Dorian, closing schools and diverting cruise liners even as it is still strugg...
14:17, 2019-08-28

Child dies after fall from Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico By Elisha Fieldstadt A little girl died after falling off a cruise ship in Puerto Rico, authorities said. The 1-and-a -half-year-old plunged from the...
17:34, 2019-07-08

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló will not seek re-election, leaves his party The governor's leaked chats insulting women and mocking victims of Hurricane Maria sparked uproar and protests in Puerto Rico.   ...
08:34, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico legislators grill potential new governor Pedro Pierluisi over conflicts of interest Puerto Rico’s potential next governor defended himself Friday against conflict of interest concerns that threatened to derail his confirmation and le...
22:34, 2019-08-02

Trump lashes out at Puerto Rico and its politicians as the U.S. territory braces for Tropical Storm Dorian In a morning tweets, the president called the island “one of the most corrupt places on earth.” Earlier, he derided San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz ...
10:34, 2019-08-29

Puerto Rico court overturns Pedro Pierluisi as new governor, Wanda Vázquez sworn in Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that the swearing-in of Pedro Pierluisi as governor was unconstitutional, paving the way for Jus...
01:17, 2019-08-08

Thousands expected to demonstrate Monday against Puerto Rico's governor, hold general strike Thousands of people are expected to fill the streets of San Juan on Monday morning in massive demonstrations to demand that the U.S. territory's gove...
13:34, 2019-07-22

Statehood push for DC, Puerto Rico part of Dems' 'full-bore socialism,' McConnell says House Democrats' attempts to grant statehood to the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico amount to “full-bore socialism” -- which Senate Majority Lea...
16:34, 2019-06-19

The people of Puerto Rico are angry: Here is what's fueling a major protest planned for Monday A major demonstration is planned Monday in Puerto Rico in an unrelenting push to get Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign after a text message scan...
04:17, 2019-07-22

Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 ...
19:17, 2019-06-17

US briefing: Trump crowd chants 'send her back', Puerto Rico and Kevin Spacey Thursday’s top story: Trump crowd turns ugly as more than 100 Democrats vote against attempt to impeach. Plus, why the lesson of Notre Dame is not to...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Pentagon takes money from Puerto Rico, European projects to fund Trump’s wall The Defense Department is diverting $3.6 billion from 127 scheduled military construction projects to finance 175 miles of new or reconstructed barri...
01:34, 2019-09-05

Puerto Rico's governor goes AWOL as protesters gather outside his residence, US officials call to step down Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló official resident remains under siege as hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered this week outside the La Fort...
16:00, 2019-07-20

Puerto Rico police fire teargas at protesters demanding governor's resignation - video Police in San Juan fired teargas on Monday to disperse thousands of protesters calling on Puerto Rico’s governor Ricardo Rosselló to quit over leaked...
17:00, 2019-07-23

Puerto Rico's governor to resign amid protests over leaked obscene online chats Ricardo Rossello, the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, announced his resignation early Wednesday after more than a week of massive protests and cal...
10:51, 2019-07-25

Ricardo Rosselló Steps Down as Puerto Rico’s Governor, and Pedro Pierluisi is Sworn in to Succeed Him The Puerto Rico House of Representatives confirmed Pedro Pierluisi as secretary of state, and outgoing Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló said he would be the ...
08:51, 2019-08-03

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico stop over protests sparked by political scandal "You may have been looking out your window or surveying your surroundings on the pool deck and noticed we were almost in San Juan" and turned around,...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Puerto Rico Under State of Emergency as Tropical Storm Dorian Approaches. Here’s the Latest Track and Forecast The National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch for Puerto Rico on Tuesday morning. Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vazque...
22:51, 2019-08-27

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló rejects calls to resign over profanity-laced chat Puerto Rico’s embattled governor on Monday continued to reject calls for his resignation over a lengthy profane, vulgar and homophobic chat he partic...
22:51, 2019-07-15

PR Protests: Why Daddy Yankee, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Ricky Martin Are Protesting the Puerto Rico Governor Demonstrators are calling for Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló's resignation after publication of sexist, homophobic, and macabre text messages....
20:51, 2019-07-19

Tropical Storm Dorian spurs Puerto Rico to declare state of emergency, as Florida under possible threat The fourth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season was churning in the eastern Caribbean Sea on Tuesday after passing by Barbados and St. Lucia ...
18:51, 2019-08-27

Trump's DHS Moves Money From Disaster Relief to Immigrant Detentions as Puerto Rico Prepares for Storm President Donald Trump’s administration is reportedly interested in taking money from within the Department of Homeland Security aimed at disaster re...
10:51, 2019-08-28

Puerto Rico justice secretary sworn in as governor after Supreme Court overturns inauguration of predecessor Puerto Rico Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez was sworn in as the island's new governor Wednesday, hours after its Supreme Court ruled that Friday's in...
06:51, 2019-08-08

Royal Caribbean, MSC Cruises cancel port stops in Puerto Rico ahead of planned protests Several cruise lines have canceled port stops in San Juan ahead of planned protests Monday in Puerto Rico, aimed at forcing the governor to resign. ...
17:34, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico judge issues search warrants for embattled governor and aides as protests continue Puerto Rican officials on Tuesday confirmed that search warrants have been issued in the investigation into Gov. Ricardo Rosselló and 11 of his aides...
20:17, 2019-07-23

Royal Caribbean cruise ship cancels Puerto Rico stop amid violent protests A Royal Caribbean International cruise ship reportedly skipped a scheduled stop in Puerto Rico Tuesday amid violent protests against the governor in ...
05:00, 2019-07-17

Tulsi Gabbard joins Puerto Rico protests: 'The most important thing is a corrupt governor steps down' Democratic Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard joined thousands of protesters in Puerto Rico Saturday in demanding that Gov. Ricardo Rosselló step down, taking...
22:00, 2019-07-22

Yadier Molina, Alex Cora, And Others In Baseball Call For Puerto Rico Governor To Resign Over Leaked Chats Red Sox manager Alex Cora, Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, and a few other baseball players today have called for Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosse...
22:51, 2019-07-17

Puerto Rico bowling team stripped of gold medal at Pan American Games over player's failed doping test Puerto Rico’s doubles bowling team was stripped of its gold medal at the Pan American Games over the weekend after one of its players failed a doping...
02:00, 2019-08-13

Trump slams ‘broken’ Puerto Rico ahead of Tropical Storm Dorian, accuses pols of squandering aid funds As Tropical Storm Dorian barrels towards Puerto Rico, President Trump is lashing out at the island territory over how its government handled federal ...
20:00, 2019-08-28

Crowds light fireworks, flood streets after Puerto Rico governor resigns; pols and celebs congratulate islanders Crowds in San Juan set off fireworks and flooded the streets, cheering and waving Puerto Rican flags Wednesday, moments after learning that Gov. Rica...
10:51, 2019-07-25

Protests in Puerto Rico show no sign of stopping as thousands take to the streets demanding governor resign over leaked text messages AP Photo/Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo Thousands of protesters have jammed streets in San Juan since Saturday, calling on Governor Ricardo Rossello to s...
09:34, 2019-07-19

Flight crew restrains 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico Delta Air Lines flight attendants restrained a passenger on a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after he shouted "I am God!" and claimed he would s...
22:51, 2019-07-03

UPDATE 2-Flight crew restrains 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico Delta Air Lines flight attendants restrained a passenger on a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after he shouted "I am God!" and claimed he would s...
23:51, 2019-07-03

Tropical storm Dorian: Puerto Rico braces for emergency as storm blows past Barbados Dorian is expected to pass near or south of Puerto Rico on Wednesday, move near or over eastern Hispaniola Wednesday night and move north of Hispanio...
18:51, 2019-08-27

With Ricardo Rosselló out as governor, Puerto Rico 'needs to regain its moral compass and hope.' But, how? Puerto Rican protesters accomplished their mission to oust Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. Now comes the hard part – overcoming the island's...
21:00, 2019-07-31

Marc Anthony fires back at President Trump for calling Puerto Rico 'corrupt' Marc Anthony is hitting back at President Donald Trump after the commander in chief bashed Puerto Rico as "one of the most corrupt places on earth." ...
15:00, 2019-08-29

Protesters rally at White House to show solidarity with Puerto Rico: 'We might not live there now, but it’s home' The protesters sought to show solidarity with the hundreds of thousands who have rallied on the island against embattled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló...
05:51, 2019-07-23

'He must resign': Thousands shut down Puerto Rico streets demanding Gov. Ricardo Rosselló step down Thousands of Puerto Ricans took to the streets Monday as Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló clung to his job amid a deepening scandal.  &...
05:51, 2019-07-23

'Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda joins protests against Puerto Rico's governor 200 people rallied in Manhattan to demand resignation of Puerto Rico's governor. Leading them? "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.  ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

FIFA bans South Sudanese official for taking soccer money ZURICH (AP) — The only African soccer federation leader to publicly support Gianni Infantino’s successful FIFA presidential campaign in 2016 ha...
18:17, 2019-05-24

People in Bahamas taking pictures of Hurricane Dorian urged to take shelter As Hurricane Dorian, the second-strongest Atlantic hurricane since 1950, struck the Bahamas on Sunday as a catastrophic Category 5 storm with 185 mph...
23:17, 2019-09-01

Former United Auto Workers union official pleads guilty to taking kickbacks As leaders with the United Auto Workers union negotiate a new contract this week with General Motors executives, a former union negotiator admitted i...
21:00, 2019-09-04

Mexico Charges Former Oil Official With Bribery in Anticorruption Drive The administration of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced its first major anti-corruption prosecution, delivering on a central campaign p...
02:00, 2019-05-29

Iowa official who played in NFL faces gun, alcohol charges FOREST CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former NFL defensive lineman who is now a county supervisor in Iowa faces misdemeanor charges after police say he showed u...
02:17, 2019-05-23

Iran executes ex-defense ministry official on charges of spying for US Iran executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organization of the defense ministry on charges of spying for the U.S. Central Intelligenc...
21:34, 2019-06-22

AG Barr made decision to not bring charges against Eric Garner cop: official The decision to not prosecute NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo in Eric Garner’s death was ultimately made by Attorney General William Barr himself ...
21:17, 2019-07-16

Hurricane Dorian Leaves 2,500 Unaccounted For In Bahamas: Official Some 2,500 people are unaccounted for in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian, the archipelago's National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said W...
00:00, 2019-09-12

Lin-Manuel Miranda on Puerto Rico's governor: It's 'crazy he hasn't resigned yet' Lin-Manuel Miranda has joined protests calling for Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello to resign following Chatgate, and expects it will come soon...
04:34, 2019-07-25

Former FBI official: Indictment of Jeffrey Epstein is 'placeholder,' expect dozens more charges in near future A former FBI official said Monday that the federal indictment of Jeffrey Epstein is a "placeholder" for prosecutors and he expects a much larger "sup...
22:34, 2019-07-08

‘Drag This Out as Long as Possible’: Former Official Faces Rare Criminal Charges Under Open-Records Law Public officials who fail to comply with document requests covered by “sunshine” laws are hardly ever prosecuted. Misdemeanor charges against an aide...
11:51, 2019-07-08

’Chatgate’ scandal threatens to doom Puerto Rico's governor: 'I think Ricardo Rosselló has lost legitimacy' Thousands of protesters marched in the capital for a third day Monday to call for Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation.    ...
12:51, 2019-07-16

Four face charges in deaths of 12 Florida nursing home patients following Hurricane Irma A dozen patients died at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills when the facility's air conditioning power went out amid sweltering heat. ...
07:51, 2019-08-27

Four Florida nursing home workers face charges in post-hurricane deaths Police in Florida have issued arrest warrants for four nursing home workers accused of criminal conduct in the death of a dozen elderly patients expo...
08:34, 2019-08-26

Bulgaria Charges NGO Official With Spying For Russia, Attempting to ‘Completely Overhaul’ the Country’s Politics SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian prosecutors have charged an official from a non-governmental organization with spying for Russia for allegedly...
11:17, 2019-09-12

Florida nursing home workers surrender to face charges in post-hurricane deaths Four Miami-area nursing home workers have been arrested to face criminal charges in the deaths of a dozen patients exposed to sweltering heat during ...
12:51, 2019-08-27

AT&T employees took bribes to put malware on network The US Department of Justice has revealed that AT&T employees took bribes to unlock millions of smartphones and to install malware and unauthorized h...
22:51, 2019-08-07

Bribes help criminals get away with murder in North Korea Murderers could be going unpunished in North Korea where bribes are greasing the wheels of informal commerce, according to a new report from the Unit...
04:17, 2019-05-29

Walmart to Pay $282 Million to End Investigation Into a Decade of Bribes The settlement ends an inquiry into the retailer’s dealings with government officials in Brazil, Mexico, India and China, which came after a New York...
23:51, 2019-06-20

North Koreans 'forced to pay bribes' to survive North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive and are living in a "vicious cycle of deprivation, corruption and repression", a UN re...
14:00, 2019-05-28

Watchdog will get an outside review after flawed FEMA disaster response reports After an internal review uncovered that the acting inspector general airbrushed audits of FEMA’s disaster response, the office says it’s working to i...
09:51, 2019-06-08

FEMA's presidential alerts are an easy target for spoofing attacks Last fall, FEMA conducted the first nationwide test of its Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system when it beamed a "presidential alert" to all capable...
02:00, 2019-06-22

Homeland Security Is Moving FEMA Funds to Pay for Border Programs (WASHINGTON) — The Department of Homeland Security is moving $271 million from other agencies such as FEMA and the U.S. Coast Guard to increase...
05:17, 2019-08-28

Strong job market hampers FEMA hiring in flood-hit states LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency is facing an unexpected challenge in meeting the needs of the many people affected by th...
18:17, 2019-06-09

North Koreans Survive By Paying Bribes: UN Report North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive in their isolated country where corruption is "endemic" and repression rife, the U.N. ...
18:17, 2019-05-28

AT&T employees took bribes to plant malware on the company's network DOJ charges Pakistani man with bribing AT&T employees more than $1 million to install malware on the company's network, unlock more than 2 million de...
03:17, 2019-08-07

Outdated FEMA flood maps cost uninsured homeowners millions FEMA maps leave some 100 million Americans and 35 to 40 million uninsured homes and businesses at risk of flooding, according to flood risk group. &...
21:17, 2019-07-22

FEMA's next Emergency Alert System test leaves internet devices out Federal agencies are once again poised to test emergency alerts, but this time it's all about where you won't see them. The FCC and FEMA a...
01:17, 2019-07-25

Former Chinese Interpol chief 'admits his crimes' of accepting $2m bribes Interpol's former president Meng Hongwei, who dramatically vanished into police custody after returning to China in 2018, has admitted to corruption ...
20:51, 2019-06-20

Carpenters union bigs took bribes in membership scheme: feds Top union brass for the Brooklyn and Manhattan chapters of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters were hauled into court Wednesday on charges that they...
23:17, 2019-07-10

Former Rio governor admits to paying $2m in bribes for 2016 Olympics – video A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge on Thursday that he paid about $2m for the votes of International Olympic Committee mem...
04:51, 2019-07-06

Homeland Security moves $155 million from FEMA disaster relief for immigration enforcement The Trump administration plans to shift at least $155 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster relief fund to support its policy...
06:17, 2019-08-28

Trump Administration Diverts FEMA Disaster Relief Money to Keep More Migrants in Cages The Department of Homeland Security informed Congress this week that it will reallocate $271 million from its budget, including disaster aid, to the ...
00:34, 2019-08-29

Georgetown coach in college admissions scandal took bribes on the side: feds A former Georgetown University tennis coach accused of taking kickbacks in the college admissions scandal also accepted bribes independent of the sch...
08:34, 2019-09-06

Massachusetts mayor arrested for extorting marijuana vendors for 6-figure bribes Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia, 27, is accused of getting marijuana vendors approved in exchange for hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes. &#...
22:17, 2019-09-06

Parenting guru, 2 others to plead guilty to paying bribes to get kids better ACT scores Jane Buckingham, Marjorie Klapper and Robert Flaxman are three more wealthy parents set to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scand...
20:34, 2019-05-24

Bear 'Bribes' Guard Dog With Bones. Hilarious Story Is Viral On Twitter One Canadian man has claimed that his pet dog is in cahoots with a bear - and the incredible story of interspecies cooperation has impressed thousand...
20:34, 2019-05-21

Coney Island affordable housing bosses got $870K in bribes: authorities Three Brooklyn women at the head of a Coney Island affordable housing development pocketed more than $870,000 in bribes to help fast-track prospectiv...
02:00, 2019-05-22

Parenting guru, 2 others plead guilty to paying bribes to get kids better ACT scores Jane Buckingham, Marjorie Klapper and Robert Flaxman are three more wealthy parents set to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scand...
09:00, 2019-05-25

Jimmy Fallon bribes Chance The Rapper to spill all the details about his first album For a guy so justly famous and successful, it’s still weird to think that Chance The Rapper has never sold a single album. But releasing his uniforml...
17:34, 2019-07-17

Bribes and Backdoor Deals Help Foreign Firms Sell to China’s Hospitals G.E., Siemens and others have prospered in a country where corruption pervades the market for medical equipment, according to a New York Times invest...
01:34, 2019-06-15

Trump admin pulling millions from FEMA disaster relief to send to southern border WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — The Trump administration is pulling $271 million in funding from the Department of Homeland Security, including the Federal E...
01:17, 2019-08-28

3 more wealthy parents to plead guilty to paying bribes for better ACT, SAT scores in college scandal Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio will become the tenth parents to plead guilty for bribes to improve their kids' ACT and SAT sco...
19:17, 2019-05-22

College admissions scandal: Parents say payments to ringleader weren't bribes Defense attorneys of parents charged in the 'Varsity Blues' case say Rick Singer told parents their money would go to school programs, not ...
05:34, 2019-06-04

West Virginia Woman Who Called Michelle Obama ‘Ape in Heels’ Headed to Prison for Embezzling $18,000 in FEMA Aid Ah, karma. The ousted director of a West Virginia nonprofit who got the boot after referring to then (and always) first lady Michelle Obama as an “ap...
01:51, 2019-06-04

Former charity director who made racist remark about Michelle Obama jailed for embezzling FEMA funds A former West Virginia official who made headlines in 2016 for calling then-First Lady Michelle Obama an "ape in heels" has been sentenced to jail fo...
16:51, 2019-06-02

Chinese court says former Interpol President Meng Hongwei has confessed to accepting more than $2 million in bribes BEIJING (AP) — Chinese court says former Interpol President Meng Hongwei has confessed to accepting more than $2 million in bribes. The post Chinese ...
11:00, 2019-06-20

Amal Clooney will represent Maria Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a legal team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Phili...
21:00, 2019-07-09

Maria Sharapova retires from Wimbledon first round with yet another injury Maria Sharapova retired for the first time in her grand slam career at Wimbledon but suggested she isn't about to quit the game for good after a seri...
22:17, 2019-07-02

Capitalism isn't 'broken'. It's working all too well - and we're the worse for it | Maria Svart Exploitation is a feature of capitalism, not a bug. Our economic system is beyond salvageCapitalism is not broken. It is working all too well, concen...
08:17, 2019-06-12

As Hurricane Erick heads toward Hawaii, another Pacific hurricane expected to form As Hurricane Erick gained strength in the eastern Pacific as it churned toward Hawaii, another weather system, tropical storm Flossie brewing farther...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Hurricane Dorian to approach Florida as Category 4 with 130 mph winds: Hurricane Center Hurricane Dorian is expected to intensify over the weekend as a Category 4 storm with winds picking up to 130 miles per hour (210 kph), a spokesman f...
20:51, 2019-08-29

Serena Williams-Maria Sharapova opener could be US Open flop The two players bring a combined 28 Grand Slam titles to the first night of the U.S. Open. That’s unprecedented for a first-round match. But whether ...
08:00, 2019-08-26

Family of Maria Escobedo speaks out after murderer gets life in prison TUCSON – Maria Escobedo was known as kind, nice and loving. She was a family woman, a mother and a grandma. The brother of Escobedo, Jose Telle...
05:17, 2019-07-13

Serena Williams to face Maria Sharapova in US Open first round Serena opens bid for record-tying 24th major against SharapovaTop-seeded Djokovic drawn into same half as No 3 seed FedererBreakout star Cori Gauff c...
21:00, 2019-08-22

Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova To Clash In US Open First Round Serena Williams is looking to match the all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles won by Margaret Court when the year's final major championshi...
10:51, 2019-08-23

Maria Sharapova withdraws from French Open, citing right shoulder Two-time French Open champion Maria Sharapova has pulled out of the year's second Grand Slam tournament because of her injured right shoulder. ...
15:17, 2019-05-21

All pressure on Serena Williams against 'nothing to lose' Maria Sharapova - Hantuchova "Serena Williams will be under pressure from the start at this year\u0027s US Open when she takes on Maria Sharapova in her opening match of the tour...
20:34, 2019-08-26

Peru suspends permit for Southern Copper's $1.4 bln Tia Maria project Peru has suspended a construction permit it recently gave to Southern Copper Corp for its $1.4 billion Tia Maria copper project while officials can r...
07:00, 2019-08-10

Di Maria free kick earns PSG comeback win in French Super Cup "Paris Saint-Germain substitute Angel Di Maria scored the winner with a spectacular free kick and Kylian Mbappe was also on target as the Ligue 1 cha...
17:51, 2019-08-03

How Muslim model Maria Al-Sadek is shaking up the fashion industry It’s the American Dream for the digital age. Three years ago, Maria Al-Sadek was a college student living in Alabama. Now she’s a rising model, write...
04:01, 2019-06-23

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Maria Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines...
03:51, 2019-07-09

Hurricane Dorian: Delta capping flight prices, American offering reduced fares from Florida as hurricane nears As Hurricane Dorian hurtles toward the United States, travelers may be trying to evacuate – but are airlines "fare gouging" with high flight pr...
08:17, 2019-08-31

Hurricane hunters are ready to tackle hurricane season While most people run away from hurricanes, servicemen and servicewomen called Hurricane Hunters fly planes directly into the eye of these intense st...
19:00, 2019-06-03

US Open: Serena Williams overpowers Maria Sharapova in opener under the lights, 6-1, 6-1 In her return to Flushing Meadows, where Serena Williams' 2018 season ended in controversy, she dispatches the former No. 1 player in straight s...
05:17, 2019-08-27

Peru suspends key permit for Southern Copper in U-turn on Tia Maria project Peru on Friday suspended a recently issued construction permit for Southern Copper's Tia Maria mine, a project that has triggered violent protests by...
05:00, 2019-08-10

Calgarian helping tennis star Maria Sharapova get back on her feet Calgary massage therapist and conditioning coach, Marcin Goszczynski, has helped many high profiles recover athletes from injuries and now his focus...
16:17, 2019-05-21

European Parliament elects Italy's David-Maria Sassoli as new president David-Maria Sassoli, a center-left Italian lawmaker, was elected as the new president of the European Parliament. The vote came amid tensions over ot...
14:17, 2019-07-03

Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams put 15-year feud on line at US Open The nervous energy and sense of expectation around first-round showdown will light a flame under the championshipsIf Serena Williams really did say o...
20:51, 2019-08-24

Maria Sharapova still struggling to finish her tale of redemption | Tumaini Carayol The former World No 1 has struggled with injuries and controversy in recent years, but will head to Wimbledon believing her story is not over yetFift...
13:51, 2019-06-23

Watch: Serena Williams dominates Maria Sharapova in first round of U.S. Open Serena Williams crushed Maria Sharapova and defending champion Novak Djokovic cruised past Roberto Carballes Baena in the first round of the 2019 U.S...
04:00, 2019-08-27

Maria Folau: Netball star will not be punished for social media support of husband Netball star Maria Folau will not be punished for social media support for sacked rugby player husband Israel Folau, who claimed "hell awaits" gay pe...
09:00, 2019-06-23

Former Italian journalist David-Maria Sassoli elected European Parliament president The European Parliament overwhelmingly elected Italian David-Maria Sassoli Wednesday as its new president, with 345 votes in the second round of ball...
16:00, 2019-07-03

UPDATE 2-Peru suspends key permit for Southern Copper in U-turn on Tia Maria project Peru on Friday suspended a recently issued construction permit for Southern Copper's Tia Maria mine, a project that has triggered violent protests by...
07:00, 2019-08-10

It’s Finally Happening: Serena Williams to Face Off Against Maria Sharapova at the US Open for the 1st Time Serena Williams has met, and defeated, rival Maria Sharapova at many a tennis tournament—Wimbledon, the Australian and French opens—but she’s never g...
09:51, 2019-08-23

Serena Williams draws former world No. 1 Maria Sharapova in U.S. Open's first round Serena Williams, No. 8 in WTA rankings, drew 87th-ranked Maria Sharapova in a blockbuster U.S. Open match slated for Monday at Rolling Meadows  ...
04:34, 2019-08-23

US Open: Serena Williams Routs Maria Sharapova, Novak Djokovic Cruises Serena Williams needed only 59 minutes to rout her Russian rival, improving to 20-2 all-time against Sharapova with her 19th consecutive victory in t...
09:51, 2019-08-27

Tour the gorgeous home of jewelry designer to the stars Tara Maria Famiglietti Illustrious jewelry designer Tara Maria Famiglietti (whose A-list clients include Angelina Jolie, Madonna, Gisele Bündchen, Jessica Alba and Ali MacG...
18:17, 2019-05-23

Maria Shriver reveals how the death of Saoirse Kennedy Hill made her see life in new way Soon after Saoirse Kennedy Hill's death, Maria Shriver climbed a mountain and had an "extraordinary revelation." Here's what she realized. ...
01:17, 2019-09-04

Serena Williams wins 19th straight over Maria Sharapova in US Open laugher Williams wins 6-1, 6-1 over Sharapova in 59 minutesDjokovic opens title defense with straight-set victorySo much has changed since the last time Sere...
07:51, 2019-08-27

Serena Williams And Maria Sharapova Will Toss The Beef Back On The Grill At The U.S. Open Will the first-round U.S. Open meeting between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova be a good match in terms of play quality? Probably not. Does it pr...
04:34, 2019-08-23

US Open: Serena Williams delivers powerful punch, in classic form against Maria Sharapova In Serena Williams' return to Flushing Meadows, where her 2018 season ended in controversy, she shows no sign of the back spasms that have slowe...
10:51, 2019-08-27

I'm a scientist. Under Trump I lost my job for refusing to hide climate crisis facts | Maria Caffrey I was a climate scientist in a climate-denying administration – and it cost me my jobThe Trump administration’s hostility towards climate science is ...
00:51, 2019-08-01

Maria Balsa, Daughter of the Dragon: The Long-Lost Illegitimate Child of Vlad the Impaler? Has a 16th-century Italian noble woman, Maria Balsa, wife of Giacomo Alfonso Ferrillo, Count of Muro Lucano and Lord of Acerenza, (Italy) been identi...
21:51, 2019-08-31

Libel Trial Opens Of Maria Ressa, Philippine Journalist Critical of President Duterte A libel trial against Maria Ressa, the editor of the Philippines-based news site Rappler, began Tuesday, the latest step in what is widely seen as an...
22:00, 2019-07-23

Good Husband Alexis Ohanian Trolls Maria Sharapova With D.A.R.E. Shirt After Serena Williams's 6-1, 6-1 Win As Serena Williams easily drubbed Maria Sharapova in their first-round U.S. Open match last night, she got to be magnanimous in victory, applauding ...
01:51, 2019-08-28

In her first match back at Arthur Ashe Stadium, Serena Williams dominates Maria Sharapova in US Open 1st round The last time Serena Williams had played at Arthur Ashe Stadium -- a dramatic loss to Naomi Osaka in the 2018 US Open final -- it led her to start se...
03:34, 2019-08-27

US Open 2019 tennis results LIVE: Roger Federer, Djokovic through, Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova The US Open's opening day's much-anticipated clash was a one-sided affair as Serena Williams dismantled her old rival Maria Sharapova in straight set...
10:17, 2019-08-27

US Open 2019 tennis results LIVE: Djokovic, Federer and Serena Williams vs Maria Sharapova at Flushing Meadows The final Grand Slam of the year gets under way with Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova scheduled to face each other at the US Open for the first ti...
04:00, 2019-08-27

Hurricane Barry: What to know about Barry's path, hurricane status, timeline and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted....
18:17, 2019-07-13

Rio Rico grad & UA alum win gold at Pan Am Games LIMA, PERU – Two track and field athletes with University of Arizona ties joined diver Delaney Schnell by medaling at the 2019 Pan American Gam...
12:34, 2019-08-09

10 of the best Puerto Rican fighters of all time From Gomez to Benitez and Trinidad to Cotto, the small Caribbean island of Puerto Rico has produced some of boxing's most thrilling and popular fight...
18:00, 2019-09-10

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers gets 1-game substance-abuse ban Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers has been suspended for the first game in 2019 for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy   ...
00:34, 2019-06-15

Puerto Ricans Are Furious at Their Dumb Government Only days after several former top officials in Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration were arrested on corruption charges, the island’s ...
08:34, 2019-07-15

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers suspended 1 game by NFL for marijuana arrest The NFL suspended Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers one game for a violation of the league's policy on substance abuse.    &...
23:51, 2019-06-14

| Puerto Ricans launch massive protest against governor Hundreds of thousands of angry protesters blocked the main road in Puerto Rico's capital in the largest demonstration yet seeking the resignation of ...
01:34, 2019-07-24

Thousands gather for Puerto Rican Day Parade along Fifth Avenue Thousands of revelers were living la vida loca along Fifth Avenue on Sunday during the Puerto Rican Day Parade. Parade Grand Marshal and PR native Ri...
13:51, 2019-06-10

Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announces he will resign Puerto Rico’s embattled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced on Wednesday he will resign from office amid mass protests on the island after offensive text...
07:34, 2019-07-25

Puerto Ricans gather for protest to expel governor Puerto Ricans gathered for one of the biggest protests ever seen in the US territory, as irate islanders pledged to drive Gov. Rosselló from o...
05:51, 2019-07-23

RICO Offers a Powerful Tool to Punish Executives for the Opioid Crisis The conviction of leaders at Insys on racketeering charges was a significant step toward imposing substantial penalties on corporate officials for co...
16:00, 2019-05-24

Ingenious Abandoned Jungle City of Guayabo de Turrialba in Costa Rico South and Central America have many amazing archaeological sites, some of which were left behind by pre-Columbian peoples and cultures who left no wr...
05:17, 2019-07-10

Puerto Ricans gather for massive protest to expel governor SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Thousands of Puerto Rican flags fluttered in the morning breeze as demonstrators arrived from across the island Monday f...
19:34, 2019-07-22

Man threatened gun violence at New Haven Puerto Rican Festival: cops A Connecticut man was arrested over a frightening social media post that threatened gun violence at the New Haven Puerto Rican Festival, police said....
17:51, 2019-08-12

Puerto Ricans worry about future if embattled governor stays The political crisis in Puerto Rico has escalated to a point where many question how Gov. Ricardo Rosselló will be able to govern the U.S. territory ...
16:51, 2019-07-23

Florida Vet Told She Can't Even Fly a Puerto Rican Flag in Her Own Damn Yard A veteran in Florida is refusing to take down the Puerto Rican flag flying outside her home after her homeowners’ association notified her that doing...
23:00, 2019-08-13

AOC ‘runs away’ from opponent Rich Valdes at Puerto Rican Day Parade US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "ran away" when potential Republican opponent Rich Valdes tried to confront her at the National Puerto Rican Day Par...
03:34, 2019-06-10

Puerto Ricans pack streets again after governor refuses to resign Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans packed the streets of San Juan Monday to renew demands that Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign amid a scandal triggered ...
14:51, 2019-07-23

De Blasio to ditch Puerto Rican Day parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to ditch his own city’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade — so he can campaign in corn country as part of his l...
22:34, 2019-06-06

Puerto Ricans brace as Tropical Storm Dorian approaches Residents of Puerto Rico have battened down the hatches as Dorian approaches. Hundreds of emergency shelters have been opened, and a state of emergen...
01:51, 2019-08-28

Top Puerto Rican officials resigns over profanity-laced chat Puerto Rico’s Gov. Ricardo Rosselló says his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private...
01:00, 2019-07-14

Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló Says He Won't Seek Reelection, But Also Won't Resign After days of large protests in San Juan, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said he will not seek reelection in 2020, but plans to stay in office thr...
03:17, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rican officials indicted in sweeping corruption probe Two former members of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration were indicted Wednesday on bid-rigging and corruption charges — prompting th...
05:01, 2019-07-11

Thousands of Puerto Ricans gather to demand governor's resignation Thousands of Puerto Ricans gathered Wednesday in the commonwealth capital of San Juan to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, the second ...
14:17, 2019-07-18

New film explores legacy of Puerto Rican actor Raúl Juliá The influential Puerto Rican actor Raúl Juliá who opened doors for a generation of Latino artists in film and television is the subject of a new docu...
20:00, 2019-09-11

Puerto Williams, Chile now world's southernmost city, not Ushuaia, Argentina Puerto Williams, a growing hamlet draped in snow-covered peaks on the remote southern tip of the South American continent, has been upgraded to the c...
23:17, 2019-05-29

De Blasio defends skipping Puerto Rican Day Parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio defended his decision to put his presidential aspirations ahead of his mayoral duties by stumping in Iowa Sunday instead of marc...
18:51, 2019-06-07

Top Puerto Rican officials resign amid group chat scandal Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Saturday that his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their partici...
07:51, 2019-07-14

Connecticut man accused of social media threat to local Puerto Rican festival A Connecticut man was arrested early Saturday for a social media post that police say implied a threat to the New Haven Puerto Rican Festival, accord...
07:17, 2019-08-11

Lawsuit accuses Georgia of discriminating against Puerto Rican driver's license applicants A federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a Puerto Rico-born man living in Georgia claims the state discriminates against driver's license applicants from...
07:51, 2019-07-04

Puerto Ricans return to streets as Democratic hopefuls call for Rosselló's resignation Several Democratic presidential candidates called for Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's resignation as residents of the territory returned to the ...
07:34, 2019-07-22

Riding horses and banging drums, Puerto Ricans demand that governor quit Thousands of Puerto Ricans, led by protesters on horseback and with some banging drums and singing, marched on the governor's residence on Friday dem...
03:17, 2019-07-20

Skeptics Washed Away As Lost Civilization Is Finally Identified By Puerto Rican Figures A collection of highly-controversial stone figures discovered in Puerto Rico are believed by some to have been created by members of the lost Ten Tri...
20:00, 2019-07-16

The FCC is finally taking robocalls seriously Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai quoted a late Democratic Senator from South Carolina, Fritz Hollings, in an op-ed he penned for U...
08:34, 2019-06-07

Wiggins: The Tour is G's for the taking now "Geraint Thomas can \"definitely\" defend his Tour de France title after an opening week which has crushed the hopes of some of his General Classific...
21:01, 2019-07-15

Angels vs. Rangers: Taking the Over is the way to go The Angels had one of the best bullpen ERAs in the big leagues the first month of the season, but since the bats have picked it up, the arms have dip...
18:00, 2019-05-26

The Best Note-taking Apps We recently polled readers with suggestions for the best note-taking apps. Most of you said you still do things the old-fashioned way with pen and pa...
02:17, 2019-09-04

How Turkish TV is taking over the world Shows such as Magnificent Century have come to rival US TV for international popularity, sweeping through the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. Wh...
12:00, 2019-09-13

Taking the sting out of summer (NBC News) Ticks, mosquitoes and bees provide some of the peskiest parts of summer. Some of those stings can be life threatening. “You should s...
04:17, 2019-07-09

Red Sox taking chance on their own Tim Tebow There is a Tim Tebow-like experiment underway in Boston. The Red Sox signed Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks last week after selecting the former h...
08:17, 2019-07-16

Daddy Yankee joins chorus of Puerto Rican celebrities calling for governor's resignation Univision's Premios Juventud award show Thursday turned into a platform for celebrities to call for the resignation of the embattled governor of Puer...
20:34, 2019-07-19

Motorcyclists descend on Puerto Rican capital, call for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign Motorcyclists that swarmed San Juan became the latest to add their thundering voices to calls for the resignation of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossell...
22:34, 2019-07-18

Thousands of Puerto Ricans march in San Juan, demanding Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign Many older protesters went home before nightfall as chanting young people filled Old San Juan’s Totem Plaza and the first few blocks leading up...
14:51, 2019-07-18

The best note-taking apps for students Every student needs a good note-taking system. The human brain, after all, can only store and retain so much information. There's nothing wrong ...
01:17, 2019-07-25

Dr Disrespect Doesn't Seem To Be Taking His Twitch Ban Very Seriously Last week, Dr Disrespect, a popular streamer who parodies toxic gamers by just straight up being one (except in a wig), got banned from Twitch and bo...
00:51, 2019-06-18

Taking Another Look at the Author of ‘The White Man’s Burden’ Christopher Benfey’s “If: The Untold Story of Kipling’s American Years” traces their influence on his work — and Kipling’s lasting influence on other...
16:34, 2019-07-07

Taking flight from an automotive cradle Detroit startup Airspace Experience Technologies is creating the Mobi-One, an electric vertical takeoff-and-landing aircraft capable of carrying carg...
06:17, 2019-07-15