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    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago has added Puerto Rico to its its COVID-19 travel quarantine order on Tuesday.Last week, Chicago added Wisconsin to its list, along with Missouri, North Dakota and Nebraska.The states and territories currently subject to quarantine are:-Alabama-Arkansas-Arizona-California-Florida-Georgia-Idaho-Iowa-Kansas-Louisiana-Mississippi-Missouri-Nebraska-North Carolina-North Dakota-Nevada-Oklahoma-Puerto Rico-South Carolina-Tennessee-Texas-Utah-WisconsinRELATED: Chicago quarantine: Wisconsin, 3 other states added to COVID-19 travel order listTravelers...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — The Chicago Department of Public Health has added Puerto Rico to the city’s emergency travel order, requiring people to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival to Chicago. Puerto Rico joins 22 states on the quarantine list: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Nebraska, Nevada, North...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago has added Puerto Rico to its its COVID-19 travel quarantine order on Tuesday.Last week, Chicago added Wisconsin to its list, along with Missouri, North Dakota and Nebraska.The states and territories currently subject to quarantine are:-Alabama-Arkansas-Arizona-California-Florida-Georgia-Idaho-Iowa-Kansas-Louisiana-Mississippi-Missouri-Nebraska-North Carolina-North Dakota-Nevada-Oklahoma-Puerto Rico-South Carolina-Tennessee-Texas-Utah-WisconsinRELATED: Chicago quarantine: Wisconsin, 3 other states added to COVID-19 travel order listTravelers...
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ruled that it is unconstitutional to deny Puerto Ricans living in the U.S. territory access to three federal welfare programs in a major decision cheered by many. However, the judge also granted a two-month administrative stay of the injunction at the federal government’s request,...
    San Juan, Aug 3 (EFE) .- The management of the Coliseum of Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot, the habitual scene of the performances of foreign and national music stars, announced on Monday that the events scheduled for the month of August are postponed due to the increase in positive cases of COVID-19 on the island....
    By DÁNICA COTO, Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The CEO of Puerto Rico’s state-owned power company is resigning as tens of thousands of clients remain without electricity since last week’s tropical storm that further weakened a grid still trying to recover from previous hurricanes and earthquakes, officials said Monday. José Ortiz is...
    (CNN Español) — En medio de la pandemia de covid-19 que enfrenta Puerto Rico, la gobernadora de la isla, Wanda Vázquez, firmó el viernes un decreto que mantendrá el toque de queda diariamente entre las 10:00 P.M. y las 5:00 P.M. desde este sábado y hasta el 15 de agosto. Además, se ordena el cierre...
    JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers stopped to take a photo and take in a jaw-dropping view. Former Bachelorette JoJo Fletcher took to Instagram on Friday, July 31 to share a stunning photo of herself and her fiancé Jordan Rodgers. The photo was taken during a hike they had shared with their two dogs. The couple...
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor announced Friday that she would extend for two more weeks measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus. That means bars, gyms, marinas and movie theaters across the U.S. territory will stay shuttered until at least Aug. 15. Beaches remain closed on Sundays, and are...
    Earthquake : Posted at 10:35 ET (14:35 GMT) Monday, January 6, 2020 Playing 0:37 Posted at 09:30 ET (13:30 GMT) Thursday, July 30, 2020 Posted at 4:55 p.m. ET (8:55 p.m. GMT) Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:10 Posted...
    Earthquake : Posted at 11:12 ET (15:12 GMT) Tuesday, January 7, 2020 Playing 8:45 Posted at 12:49 ET (16:49 GMT) Friday, June 12, 2020 3:00 Posted at 15:09 ET (19:09 GMT) Friday, May 8, 2020 0:51 ...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- As Isaias approaches the Bahamas, a hurricane watch has been issued for portions of Florida's east coast, forecasters said. Heavy rains associated with Isaias may begin to affect the Carolinas and possibly our weather by early next week.Isaias had maximum sustained winds of 75 mph at 11:00 a.m. and was centered...
    Earthquake : Posted at 1:16 p.m. ET (5:16 p.m. GMT) Tuesday, January 7, 2020 Playing 1:23 Posted at 09:30 ET (13:30 GMT) Thursday, July 30, 2020 Posted at 4:55 p.m. ET (8:55 p.m. GMT) Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:10 ...
    Earthquake : According to the Puerto Rico Seismic Network, in recent weeks more than 2,000 seismic movements shook the island. On December 28 one of magnitude 4.7 was felt and hours later it was succeeded by another of magnitude 5, and this earthquake, in turn, was followed by another 400 aftershocks of magnitudes...
    Earthquake : Posted at 2:11 p.m. ET (6:11 p.m. GMT) Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Playing 1:43 Posted at 09:30 ET (13:30 GMT) Thursday, July 30, 2020 Posted at 4:55 p.m. ET (8:55 p.m. GMT) Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:10 ...
    Earthquake : Puerto Rican reggaetonist Daddy Yankee visited this Sunday a refugee camp in the municipality of Guánica and brought electric generators to help people who have been affected by earthquakes in southern Puerto Rico. «Always proud of Puerto Rico. So united that we are always for all causes, showing that we are...
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — New Hurricane Isaias kept on a path early Friday expected to take it to the U.S. East Coast by the weekend as it approached the Bahamas, parts of which are still recovering from the devastation of last year’s Hurricane Dorian. Isaias had maximum sustained winds of 80 mph (130...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- New Hurricane Isaias kept on a path early Friday expected to take it to the U.S. East Coast by the weekend as it approached the Bahamas, parts of which are still recovering from the devastation of last year's Hurricane Dorian.Isaias had maximum sustained winds of 80 mph (130 kph) Friday morning...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- New Hurricane Isaias kept on a path early Friday expected to take it to the U.S. East Coast by the weekend as it approached the Bahamas, parts of which are still recovering from the devastation of last year's Hurricane Dorian.Isaias had maximum sustained winds of 80 mph (130 kph) Friday morning...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Tropical Storm Isaias produced life-threatening flash flooding and gusty winds over Puerto Rico on Thursday as heavy rain and gusty winds moved into the Dominican Republic.There is the potential for Tropical Storm Isaias to strengthen into a Category 1 hurricane offshore the Florida East Coast as we head into this weekend....
    The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Isaias has strengthened into a hurricane, moving with maximum sustained winds of 130 kph as it churns along the Caribbean. A hurricane warning is in effect for the Northwestern, Southeastern and Central Bahamas. Earlier, Tropical Storm Isaias hit Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, causing power outages...
    Earthquake : Posted at 18:07 ET (22:07 GMT) Thursday, February 6, 2020 Playing 4:12 Posted at 09:30 ET (13:30 GMT) Thursday, July 30, 2020 Posted at 4:55 p.m. ET (8:55 p.m. GMT) Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:10 Posted...
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Tropical Storm Isaias knocked out power and caused flooding and small landslides across Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic on Thursday, then strengthened into a hurricane late in the night while moving toward the Bahamas and U.S. East Coast. The storm’s rain turned several streets into fast-flowing rivers and...
    Meteorologists say Tropical Storm Isaias could strengthen into a hurricane and threaten the East Coast of the U.S., after causing power outages and small landslides across Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said late Thursday that Isaias is moving with maximum sustained winds of 95 kph. The Associated Press reports...
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Tropical Storm Isaias knocked out power and caused flooding and small landslides across Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic on Thursday, then strengthened into a hurricane late in the night while moving toward the Bahamas and U.S. East Coast. The storm’s rain turned several streets into fast-flowing rivers and toppled...
    Tropical Storm Isaias knocked out electricity and caused flooding and landslides in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic Thursday, following forecasts that predicted the storm would morph into a hurricane, as it moves toward the Bahamas and the East Coast of the United States. The storm's maximum sustained winds of 60 mph sent rivers of water flowing down...
    Tropical Storm Isaias could strengthen into a hurricane and threaten the East Coast after battering Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, according to U.S. forecasters.  The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) has issued a tropical storm watch for parts of Florida’s east coast, and the government of the Bahamas issued a similar warning for swaths of...
    The National Hurricane Center reported Thursday that Tropical Storm Isaias, which is battering the Dominican Republic on a forecasted observe towards the U.S. East Coast, will most likely develop into a hurricane on Friday. The storm has by now unleashed smaller landslides and brought on widespread flooding and electricity outages in Puerto Rico, which is...
    Tropical Storm Isaias is forecast to strengthen into a Hurricane on Friday as the vicious storm edges closer to South Florida. As of Thursday evening the storm was swirling with maximum sustained winds of 60mph over the Dominican Republic headed northwest at 20 mph. The National Hurricane Center announced Thursday evening the storm will escalate...
    The National Hurricane Center said Thursday that Tropical Storm Isaias, which is battering the Dominican Republic on a forecasted track toward the U.S. East Coast, will likely become a hurricane on Friday. The storm has already unleashed small landslides and caused widespread flooding and power outages in Puerto Rico, which is still recovering from previous...
    A weather system that strengthened into Tropical Storm Isaias overnight made landfall over the Dominican Republic on Thursday afternoon, leaving 400,000 in Puerto Rico without power as it continued its track northwestward toward the Bahamas and the Florida coast. Isaias moved over the island of Hispaniola in midafternoon with sustained winds of 60 mph bringing...
    Satellite imagery of Tropical Storm Isaias from the morning of July 30 shows it directly above Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. NOAA/NESDIS/STAR GOES-East Tropical Storm Isaias gathered force on Thursday morning, causing widespread power outages in Puerto Rico. The storm is headed toward Florida. It's the earliest named storm starting with "I"...
    Former President Barack Obama called Thursday for Democrats to end the Senate filibuster in order to pass statehood for Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in addition to other items high on his party’s agenda. “I’m so grateful for the legacy and work of all the congressional leaders who are here,” Obama said during a memorial...
    Former President Barack Obama used his eulogy for the late Congressman John Lewis on Thursday to outline a dramatic new plan for voting reform, including a new voting rights act, statehood for Puerto Rico and Washington D.C., and making Election Day a national holiday. Obama's call to arms for Democrats rang out as a clear...
    Barack Obama came out for ending the Senate filibuster in order to push through major changes in policy and the structure of government, preempting Joe Biden in support of the major legislative process change. In his eulogy at the funeral for civil rights icon and Georgia Rep. John Lewis, the former president called for...
    Puerto Rico is bracing for life-threatening flash floods and intense winds as Tropical Storm Isaias approaches. The National Hurricane Center reported Thursday that the strengthening storm system will bring heavy rain, mudslides, and other life-threatening weather conditions to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and other islands in the Caribbean. The storm is still on track...
    The U.S. should prepare for “impacts from winds, heavy rainfall and storm surge” as Tropical Storm Isaias heads along its forecasted path toward the East Coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center warned Thursday. The storm, as of late Thursday morning, was battering Puerto Rico with sustained winds of up to 60 mph and was about 50 miles southwest of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. “There...
    San Juan, Puerto Rico — Tropical Storm Isaias battered Puerto Rico on Thursday as it continued on a forecast track toward the U.S. mainland, unleashing small landslides and causing widespread flooding and power outages on an island still recovering from previous hurricanes and earthquakes.  Especially hard hit by the storm's maximum sustained winds of 60...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Tropical Storm Isaias is causing life-threatening flash flooding and gusty high winds across Puerto Rico. At 11 a.m. Thursday, Isaias was located 50 miles southwest of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic with maximum sustained winds near 60 mph with higher gusts. Isaias is moving toward the northwest near 20 mph, A west-northwestward...
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Tropical Storm Isaias battered Puerto Rico on Thursday as it continued on a forecast track toward the U.S. mainland, unleashing small landslides and causing widespread flooding and power outages on an island still recovering from previous hurricanes and earthquakes.Especially hard hit by the storm's maximum sustained winds of 60 mph...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Tropical Storm Isaias is bringing heavy rain and gusty winds to Puerto Rico. At 5 a.m. Thursday, Isaias was located 165 miles south-southwest of Ponce, Puerto Rico with maximum sustained winds near 60 mph with higher gusts. Isaias is moving toward the northwest near 21 mph, and a west-northwestward to northwestward motion...
    A tropical weather system in the Caribbean Sea was threatening to strengthen into a tropical storm and possible hurricane that was aiming first at Puerto Rico and even Florida by the weekend, forecasters are predicting. “Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine” had maximum sustained winds of 45 mph and was within 180 miles of Puerto Rico late Wednesday,...
    NEW YORK -- Tropical Storm Isaias was battering Puerto Rico early Thursday with high winds and heavy rains, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center.Isaias was located about 100 miles (160 kilometers) west southwest of Ponce, Puerto Rico, and about 160 miles (257 kilometers) southeast of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.It had maximum sustained winds of...
    San Juan, Puerto Rico — Heavy rains drenched the eastern Caribbean as a weather system strengthened into Tropical Storm Isaias late Wednesday while it passed south of Puerto Rico and headed for Hispaniola carrying the threat of flooding and landslides. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said the storm was expected to cross the...
    Tropical Storm Isaias formed in the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday evening prompting forecasters to issue a tropical storm warning for several islands in the Caribbean. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Isaias was centered about 155 miles (249 kilometers) south of Ponce, Puerto Rico, and about 265 miles (426 kilometers) southeast of Santo Domingo, Dominican...
    The Florida Panhandle may be spared major impact from the newly formed Tropical Storm Isaias, which now has the state’s east coast in its sights, according to reports. The storm officially formed in the Atlantic Ocean near Puerto Rico around 11 p.m. Wednesday, FOX 35 of Orlando reported. As of 2 a.m. EDT Thursday, Isaias...
    Tropical Storm Isaias is churning across the Caribbean after forming near Puerto Rico on Wednesday night. Isaias became the earliest ninth named storm on record in the Atlantic, eclipsing a nearly 15-year record set by Irene, which formed on August 7, 2005. Tropical storm warnings are in place for much of the Caribbean, including Puerto...