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Vouchers In Puerto Rico; Secret Service Guides Schools; Special Education And Race

Added: 14.07.2018 6:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

A judge rules private school vouchers are against Puerto Rico's constitution; the Secret Service releases a plan to help prevent school shootings; and the Department of Education faces another suit.


Failure of imagination hindered federal response to hurricanes that devastated Puerto Rico

Added: 13.07.2018 23:36 | 0 views | 0 comments

After Hurricane Irma swept through the Caribbean last September, federal officials in Puerto Rico began shipping disaster relief supplies to the hard-hit U.S. Virgin Islands. The warehouse in Puerto Rico was emptied of tarps and cots. Almost all the blue roof sheeting was dispatched, along with...


PREPA board names new leaders, date set for appointing new CEO

Added: 13.07.2018 22:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

Bankrupt Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) late on Friday named a new chairman and vice chairman of the board of governors a day after the majority of the board cited a lack of support by the island's governor and resigned in protest.


U.S. judge nixes move to toss Puerto Rico bankruptcy case

Added: 13.07.2018 20:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

A federal judge on Friday rejected an attempt by a major Puerto Rico bondholder to throw out the U.S. territory's historic municipal bankruptcy case.


Chicago woman wearing Puerto Rican shirt speaks out on confrontation

Added: 13.07.2018 19:35 | 0 views | 0 comments

A woman says she feared for her safety as a man verbally assaulted her over her Puerto Rico shirt at a Chicago forest preserve. Her video has led to hate crime charges against one man and a police officer’s resignation. (July 13)


Chicago man in Puerto Rico shirt incident due back in court

Added: 13.07.2018 18:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

A Chicago man charged with a felony hate crime after a video went viral showing him scolding a woman for wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with a Puerto Rican flag will return to court on Aug. 1 after his release on bond, authorities said on Friday.


Woman harassed over Puerto Rico shirt speaks out

Added: 13.07.2018 17:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

"I want the ex-officer to be really be held accountable, whatever that looks like," Mia Irizarry said.


FEMA Report Acknowledges Failures In Puerto Rico Disaster Response

Added: 13.07.2018 14:36 | 0 views | 0 comments

Problems included a lack of key supplies on Puerto Rico before the storm, unqualified staff and challenges with delivering emergency supplies, according to the internal report.


Chicago man charged with hate crime for berating woman over Puerto Rico shirt

Added: 13.07.2018 12:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

A Chicago man has been charged with a felony hate crime after a video that went viral showed him scolding a woman for wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with a Puerto Rican flag as a police officer watched the incident, authorities said on Friday.


Astronomers Spot Rare Binary Asteroid: 2017 YE5

Added: 13.07.2018 10:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

New observations by NASA’s Goldstone Solar System Radar in California, Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico and the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia have revealed that the recently-discovered near-Earth asteroid 2017 YE5 is actually two objects — each about 3,000 feet (900 m) in size — orbiting each other. 2017 YE5 is only the fourth [...]


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