Thousands in Bahamas struggle to find work after Dorian

FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Jobs are scarce, savings are running low and money is barely trickling in. As survivors of Hurricane Dorian enter week three of post-storm life, many in the ...

Bahamians look for loved ones as 2,500 missing after Dorian

MCLEAN'S TOWN, Bahamas (AP) — They scan social media, peer under rubble, or try to follow the smell of death in an attempt to find family and friends. They search amid alarming repor...

After Dorian, Bahamas tackles massive clean-up

HIGH ROCK, Bahamas (AP) — Pastor Jeremiah Saunders stood in the golden afternoon sun and barely blinked as he debated what to pick out from the ruins of the church he built 22 years ago in the seaside...

Hurricane survivors struggle to start new life in Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Thousands of hurricane survivors are filing off boats and planes in the capital of the Bahamas, facing the need to start new lives after Hurricane Dorian but with little ideas o...

Puerto Rico tries to pick new governor amid crisis

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governing party was in full-blown crisis Thursday as the nominee to succeed departing Gov. Ricardo Rosselló headed to a disputed and uncertain confirmation v...

Puerto Rico official: Pierluisi to be nominated as state sec

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A Puerto Rico legislator says the U.S. territory's embattled governor is nominating former congressional representative Pedro Pierluisi as secretary of state. ...

Puerto Ricans ask, 'What's next?' as they await new governor

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The fliers handed out at Puerto Rico's latest protest depict the U.S. territory's outgoing governor as a clown and puppeteer controlling those beneath him. ...

Puerto Ricans anxious for new leader amid political crisis

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The unprecedented resignation of Puerto Rico's governor after days of massive island-wide protests has thrown the U.S. territory into a full-blown political crisis.  ...

Puerto Rico's governor to quit Aug. 2 in face of protests

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced late Wednesday that he will resign Aug. 2, conceding power after nearly two weeks of furious protests and political upheaval to...

Puerto Rico's incoming governor faces crisis, wary populace

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The woman set to become Puerto Rico's next governor has been criticized for her reluctance to confront problems in Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's administration during her nearly...

Puerto Ricans worry about future if embattled governor stays

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The political crisis in Puerto Rico has escalated to a point where many wonder how Gov. Ricardo Rosselló will be able to govern the U.S. territory in the coming days and p...

Protester voices: What Puerto Rico demonstrators are saying

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — José Troche, a 64-year-old doctor from Yauco, sat under the shade in a beach chair as he waited for the march to begin. "This right now is a dream," he s...

Protester voices: What Puerto Rico demonstrators are saying

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — José Troche, a 64-year-old doctor from Yauco, sat under the shade in a beach chair as he waited for the march to begin. "This right now is a dream," he s...

Puerto Rico prepares for massive protest to expel governor

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico braced early Monday for what many people expected to be one of the biggest protests ever seen in the U.S. territory as irate islanders pledged to drive Gov. Ri...

Puerto Rico gov will not seek re-election, leaves his party

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — 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 his pro-statehood party....