Service outages

FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, file photo, patients lie in their beds at a hospital in Catano, Puerto Rico. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says drug shortages are possible because of expected long-term power outages in Puerto Rico. FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said in a statement Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, that the agency is working to prevent shortages of about 40 medicines. He didn't name the medicines involved. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
October 06, 2017 - 6:27 pm
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday warned that U.S. drug shortages are possible because power outages in Puerto Rico have stopped or limited production at many medicine factories there. Nearly 10 percent of the medicines used by Americans, plus numerous medical devices, are made in Puerto...
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President Donald Trump walks from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, after making a statement about the mass shooting in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
October 02, 2017 - 6:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Puerto Rico (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Two Democratic senators say the Trump administration is still not doing enough to help the people of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut...
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September 29, 2017 - 6:45 am
MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's state-owned utility is expected to name an interim CEO to take the helm amid the fallout of a multi-billion-dollar nuclear power failure. Santee Cooper's board meets Friday about the temporary replacement for Lonnie Carter, who announced his impending...
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This undated photo provided by Hector Alejandro Santiago shows his farm in Barranquitas, Puerto Rico, destroyed by September 2017’s Hurricane Maria. For 21 years Santiago raised poinsettias, orchids and other ornamental plants which were sold to major retailers including Costco, Walmart and Home Depot. In a matter of hours Maria wiped it away. (Héctor Alejandro Santiago via AP)
September 29, 2017 - 5:59 am
For 21 years Hector Alejandro Santiago spread joy throughout Puerto Rico with the poinsettias, orchids and other ornamental plants he raised and sold to major retailers including Costco, Walmart and Home Depot. In a matter of hours Hurricane Maria wiped it away. The greenhouses and other buildings...
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September 18, 2017 - 11:08 pm
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. The storm was following a path that could take it on...
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September 18, 2017 - 7:35 pm
EVERGLADES CITY, Fla. (AP) — Dealing with wrecked belongings and reports of toxic muck, residents of a tiny town where Florida's Everglades meet the Gulf of Mexico cleared their homes Monday in scorching 92 F (33 C) heat with no air conditioning and no electricity except from a few generators. The...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, file photo, Rhonda Worthington talks on her cellphone with a 911 dispatcher as she gets out of her car after her vehicle become stalled in rising floodwaters from Harvey in Houston. Cellphone networks are largely functional in the Texas and Louisiana regions hit by Harvey, as cellphone companies brought in supplemental equipment and backup power and turned to drones to diagnose problems. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
August 31, 2017 - 7:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Roads, refineries and other infrastructure have taken a beating in the Texas and Louisiana regions hit by Harvey — but cellphone networks so far remain largely functional. One reason: Big carriers brought in supplemental equipment and backup power and turned to drones to diagnose...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, file photo, Rhonda Worthington talks on her cellphone with a 911 dispatcher as she gets out of her car after her vehicle become stalled in rising floodwaters from Harvey in Houston. Cellphone networks are largely functional in the Texas and Louisiana regions hit by Harvey, as cellphone companies brought in supplemental equipment and backup power and turned to drones to diagnose problems. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
August 31, 2017 - 4:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Roads, refineries and other infrastructure have taken a beating in the Texas and Louisiana regions hit by Harvey — but cellphone networks so far remain largely functional. One reason: Big carriers brought in supplemental equipment and backup power and turned to drones to diagnose...
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An overturned trailer sits in a park in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Aransas Pass, Texas. Harvey rolled over the Texas Gulf Coast on Saturday, smashing homes and businesses and lashing the shore with wind and rain so intense that drivers were forced off the road because they could not see in front of them. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 27, 2017 - 12:43 am
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey (all times local): 11:40 p.m. One person has died in flooding in Houston as Tropical Storm Harvey dumps rain on Southeast Texas. Gary Norman, a spokesman for the Houston emergency operations center, said late Saturday that the person was a...
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An overturned trailer sits in a park in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Aransas Pass, Texas. Harvey rolled over the Texas Gulf Coast on Saturday, smashing homes and businesses and lashing the shore with wind and rain so intense that drivers were forced off the road because they could not see in front of them. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 26, 2017 - 11:16 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Houston's interstate highways and major streets are starting to flood as Tropical Storm Harvey stalls over Southeast Texas. Many of Houston's roads had spots of flooding Saturday night that were nearly...
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