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Stephen Colbert Accuses President of 'Trump-splaining' to Puerto Ricans - New York Times

Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown that lets you sleep — and lets us get paid to watch comedy. What do you think of it? What else are you interested in? Let us know: thearts@nytimes.com. 'Compassion'. President Trump's visit to Puerto Rico on ...and more »

Why Puerto Rico donations lag behind fundraising for Harvey, Irma victims - USA TODAY

Hurricane Maria has wrecked the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, causing a near shut-down of the island's economy and leaving most of its 3.4 million citizens without power and other vital goods and services. But as contributions soar to homegrown ...and more »

For Many on Puerto Rico, the Most Coveted Item is a Plane Ticket Out - New York Times

SAN JUAN, P.R. — On a hurricane-battered island where people may still wait hours for gasoline, cash and ice, one of the scarcest, most precious commodities has become a plane ticket out. Two weeks after Hurricane Maria, thousands of Puerto Ricans are ...and more »

Weeks After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans Remain In The Dark - Here And Now

Two weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, the vast majority of the island remains without electricity. Authorities say it will take months to fully restore power. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson discusses the challenge with José Román ...and more »

After Hurricane Maria, Physicians Team Up to Provide Care - Medscape

From the military to professional medical organizations, to grassroots efforts, the healthcare community is uniting to help the people of Puerto Rico surmount and survive diverse challenges in the aftermath of back-to-back powerful hurricanes ...and more »

Did budget director Mick Mulvaney flip-flop on higher deficits? - PolitiFact

Has Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump's budget director, said that deficits may have to go up? We took a closer look. Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney appeared on Fox News Sunday on Oct. 2, 2017. Marc Goldwein of the Committee ...and more »

In Puerto Rico, Trump's paper-towel toss reveals where his empathy lies - Washington Post

About US is a new initiative by The Washington Post to cover issues of identity in the United States. Look for the About US newsletter launching this fall. A century from now, men and women yet to be born will shoulder the complex duty of identifying ...and more »

FEMA removes — then restores — statistics about drinking water access and electricity in Puerto Rico from website - Washington Post

Update: As of Friday afternoon, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is once again reporting two key statistics -- the percentage of Puerto Ricans who have access to drinking water and the percentage of the island that has power -- on its webpage ...and more »

After Hurricanes, Schools Accommodate Puerto Rican Students - New York Times

Students from Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands who attend the State University of New York will pay in-state tuition this school year, the SUNY board of trustees said Friday. In making the move, SUNY joins several school districts ...and more »

Puerto Rico Needs More Than Relief—It Needs Reconstruction - The Atlantic

Subscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. Right now, it's hard to tell in what direction Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands are heading after sustaining hits from Hurricane ...and more »