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Hurricane Maria

  1. Hurricane Michael Threatens to Upend Florida ElectionsEven if Republicans don’t want to acknowledge that climate change is real, they have to deal with the political reality of more intense autumn storms.
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    FEMA Head Doesn’t Get Why People Care About Real Hurricane Maria Death TollHe also used an unfortunate example involving spousal abuse to illustrate his problems with a updated victim estimates.
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    Trump Continues to Promote Puerto Rico Deaths Conspiracy TheoryThe president will never back down from a lie that makes him look good, and this one is no different.
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    Florida Republicans Scramble to Repudiate Trump Tweets on Maria Death TollThe president has thrown a stink bomb into Florida politics at the worst possible moment.
  5. power
    ‘People Died on Your Watch’: San Juan Mayor Blasts Trump’s Hurricane TweetsAfter the president tweeted that Democrats fabricated Hurricane Maria’s death toll to make him look bad.
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    Trump: Democrats Faked 3,000 Hurricane Deaths in Puerto Rico to Make Me Look BadThe president argues that months-long shortages of electricity, food, and medical care couldn’t possibly have killed more than 18 people.
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    Trump: Democrats Faked 3,000 Hurricane Deaths in Puerto Rico to Make Me Look BadThe president argues that months-long shortages of electricity, food, and medical care couldn’t possibly have killed more than 18 people.
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    Trump: My Handling of the Hurricane in Puerto Rico Was an ‘Unsung Success’Trump says that his response to Hurricane Maria (which is estimated to have killed nearly 3,000 U.S. citizens) was “an incredible, unsung success.”
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    San Juan Mayor: Puerto Rican People’s Lives ‘Aren’t on the Radar’ for Trump“You can kill people with a bomb and you can kill them with neglect. And what happened in Puerto Rico is that people were left to die.”
  10. Puerto Rico Raises Hurricane Maria Death Toll to Almost 3,000A meticulous new study found that 2,975 people perished, making the storm the second-deadliest in American history.
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    Puerto Rico Admits Official Maria Death Toll Is Off by Nearly 1,400Though the official number still stands at 64, the government has acknowledged that 1,427 people died because of Hurricane Maria.
  12. Puerto Rico Admits Official Maria Death Toll Is Off by Nearly 1,400Though the official number still stands at 64, the government has acknowledged that 1,427 people died because of Hurricane Maria.
  13. Trump and Pence Praise FEMA, Ignore Puerto RicoDespite the thousands of people who died during and after Hurricane Maria, Trump and Pence are proud of FEMA.
  14. Harvard Study: Hurricane Maria Killed Thousands of Puerto RicansThe official death toll stands at 64. But researchers say at least 4,645 people died as a result of the storm (and/or, the lackluster relief effort).
  15. Las Secuelas de María son la Verdadera Tragedia HumanitariaEl saldo de muertes del huracán en Puerto Rico amenaza con eclipsar el de Katrina.
  16. Hurricane Maria Was a Natural Catastrophe. The Aftermath Is a Man-Made Disaster.The death toll from the storm in Puerto Rico is threatening to eclipse Katrina’s.
  17. Puerto Rico’s Official Hurricane Maria Death Toll Off by 1,000, NYT ReportsThe official death toll after Hurricane Maria still stands at 62. That’s far too low.
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    José Andrés Says Puerto Ricans Deserve ‘One Plate a Day of Hot Food’The chef tells 60 Minutes that his World Central Kitchen’s paella is cheaper than an MRE.
  19. recoveries
    José Andrés Says Armed Guards Booted Him From FEMA BuildingThe situation was tense in Puerto Rico.
  20. FEMA Offers to Airlift Desperate Puerto Ricans to MainlandIt’s the first time FEMA will attempt to establish an “air bridge” for disaster survivors stuck in shelters.
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    Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Star in a Three-Week Run of Hamilton in Puerto Rico“We decided to expedite the announcement of the project to send a bold message that Puerto Rico will recover and be back in business.”
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    T.J. Maxx Is Still Paying Workers at Its Closed Puerto Rico StoresImportant news for Maxxinistas.
  23. Puerto Rican Power Authority Cancels Controversial Contract With WhitefishAfter the governor urged action.
  24. Statistics Can’t Capture the Horror of Hurricane Maria and Its AftermathThe death toll is much higher than the official number
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    José Andrés Announces He’ll Scale Back His Puerto Rico Relief EffortsThe chef has so far served nearly 2 million meals.
  26. Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Crisis Has Only Just BegunThe failure to promptly restore the island’s electrical grid could kill far more people in the coming months than the storm itself did.
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    Chef José Andrés Has Fed More Than 1 Million People in Puerto RicoHis team is serving 120,000 meals per day out of 15 pop-up kitchens.
  28. Puerto Rico’s Governor Aims for 95-Percent Power Restoration by DecemberIt’s going to be a long few months for the island.
  29. Trump: Relief Workers Can’t Stay in Puerto Rico ForeverOne-third of the island lacks drinking water. Trump says the hurricane crisis is over.
  30. Puerto Rico Death Toll Rises to 45And it will likely go higher.
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    José Andrés Is Fast on His Way to Feeding 500,000 Hungry Puerto Ricans“We’re going to do 200,000 meals a day, no problem.”
  32. Trump Eloquently Defends Throwing Paper Towels to Crowd of Puerto Ricans“The cheering was incredible.”
  33. How Organizations Are Fighting to Bring Relief to Puerto RicoDamaged roads, spotty phone service, supply shortages, and no internet are just some of the challenges.
  34. Trump Says ‘Puerto Rico’ Repeatedly in a Spanish AccentKeep the presidency weird.
  35. 9 Cringeworthy Trump Moments From Puerto Rico“Now I hate to tell you, Puerto Rico, but you’ve thrown our budget a little out of whack.”
  36. The Race-baiter As Kindly Monarch: Trumpism in Puerto RicoA disaster opens a new window into the president’s creepy worldview.
  37. recoveries
    José Andrés Has Served 50,000 Free Meals and Counting to Hungry Puerto RicansHe’s moved his kitchen base into the island’s biggest stadium.
  38. gestures
    Here’s Donald Trump Shooting Paper Towels Into a Crowd of Hurricane VictimsThe president goes to Puerto Rico.
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    This Real Housewife Is on the Ground Providing Hurricane Relief in Puerto RicoThe Real Housewife chartered four planes to get supplies to Hurricane Maria victims.
  40. Trump Tells Puerto Ricans They Didn’t Suffer a ‘Real Catastrophe’ Like KatrinaDuring a day trip to the island.
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    Teen Radio Club Helps People Get Messages to Their Loved Ones in Puerto Rico“There is not a better feeling than being able to make someone smile or make sure that they feel safe.”
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    Trump Dedicates Golf Trophy to Recent Hurricane Victims“If you look today and you see what’s happening, how horrible it is but we have it under really great control, Puerto Rico.”
  43. How Puerto Rico Struggled to Communicate After Hurricane MariaA different kind of powerlessness.
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    Lin-Manuel Miranda Doesn’t Hide His Disgust After Trump Attacks San Juan Mayor“You’re going straight to hell. Fastest golf cart you ever took.”
  45. Puerto Rico’s Recovery Depends on Updating Economic PolicyThe temporary suspension of the protectionist Jones Act is a good start.
  46. The New Yorkers Worrying About Puerto Rico, From AfarSix people on the struggles of communicating with family in Puerto Rico, and the bleak reports they’re hearing back.
  47. San Juan Mayor Rips DHS Official: ‘Dammit, This Is Not a Good-News Story’More than a week after Hurricane Maria, the federal government is finally stepping up its response.
  48. How Climate Change Is Creating More Powerful HurricanesThe looming threat of warming oceans is becoming hard to ignore.
  49. A Hurricane Survivor in Puerto Rico on Growing Threats of Lawlessness and Hunger“I can’t believe there are going to be any normal days soon. We are far from normal.”
  50. rih for president
    President Rihanna Warns Trump Not to Let Puerto Ricans DieThe people’s president has spoken.
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