• The Latest: Timeline for Puerto Rico regaining power unclear

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local):

  • Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity after Maria

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The eye of Hurricane Maria was nearing the Turks and Caicos early Friday as Puerto Rico sought to recover from the storm’s devastation.

  • The Latest: Maria moving north of Dominican Republic

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local):

  • A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Rescuers fanned out to reach stunned victims Thursday after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, knocking out electricity to the entire island and triggering landslides and floods.

  • Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out power across the entire island and turned some streets into raging rivers Wednesday in an onslaught that could plunge the U.S. territory deeper into financial crisis.

  • The Latest: Maria makes landfall in Puerto Rico

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local):

  • Hurricane Maria lashes Dominica, now menaces other islands

    ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Hurricane Maria pounded the small island of Dominica with catastrophic winds overnight, starting a charge into the eastern Caribbean that threatens islands already devastated by Hurricane Irma and holds the possibility of a direct hit on Puerto Rico.

  • Hurricane Maria batters Dominica as a Category 5 storm

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Maria intensified into a dangerous Category 5 storm and pounded the small island of Dominica as it surged into the eastern Caribbean on Monday night, and forecasters warned it might become even stronger.

  • Floods, fires, other disasters add stress to state budgets

    ATLANTA (AP) — A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding.

  • Irma evacuation nightmare: Next time some may not leave

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — After a painful flight across several states to escape unpredictable Hurricane Irma, Suzanne Pallot says it’s unlikely she would evacuate South Florida again — an attitude echoed by other evacuees that experts say could put them in danger when the next storm hits.