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Before Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on September 20, there already was an unprecedented migration from the Caribbean island to the mainland United States -- at least in part because of the US commonwealth's financial crisis. After the storm, academics are starting to use words such as "exodus" and "stampede" to describe the massive outflow of people.
Posted: February 21, 2018, 5:43 pm
After almost four months without electricity, this school in Puerto Rico exploded in excitement as the power was restored.
Posted: February 15, 2018, 3:23 am
With paintbrushes in hand, residents of the Ciales municipality are trying to dab color -- and hope -- back into their community blown drab by Hurricane Maria.
Posted: February 20, 2018, 3:00 pm
Fallen power lines, flooding, debris ... obstacles litter roads in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria ripped through the island.
Posted: February 6, 2018, 11:29 pm
Families displaced by Hurricane Maria are nervously counting the days until Federal Emergency Management Agency funding dries up for temporary housing in hotels across 40 states and Puerto Rico.
Posted: February 14, 2018, 8:54 pm
The gun debate is heating up, again, in the wake of the slayings of 17 people one week ago at a school in Parkland, Florida.
Posted: February 22, 2018, 12:30 am
At a CNN Town Hall, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said he would support legislation to prevent an 18-year-old from buying a rifle and reconsidered his position on magazine clip sizes.
Posted: February 22, 2018, 4:10 am
Rep. Claudia Tenney, an upstate New York Republican who is up for re-election in one of the most competitive congressional districts in America, told a radio host in Albany that Democrats are more prone to be mass shooters.
Posted: February 22, 2018, 11:21 am
White House chief of staff John Kelly has been locked in an internal struggle with President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner over his access to highly classified information for weeks now, a confrontation that has escalated amid a recent policy overhaul and the resignation of a staff secretary who was accused of spousal abuse.
Posted: February 21, 2018, 1:49 pm
The Slovenian parents of first lady Melania Trump are legal permanent residents of the United States, according to the lawyer representing them in the process -- raising questions about whether they are living in the US by the very means President Donald Trump has strongly criticized and sought to end.
Posted: February 22, 2018, 12:16 pm