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The problems facing the mainland in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria didn't skip this remote Puerto Rican island. But tourists still come and... [Read More]
Because her chief of staff allegedly abused one of her other employees and wasn't immediately fired, Democratic Rep. Elizabeth Esty of Connecticut has announced she... [Read More]
Puerto Rico is officially declaring itself open for tourism, three months after Hurricane Maria. The island needs the tourism dollars, but some visitors worry about... [Read More]
Many Puerto Ricans are still without electricity and basic services three months after Hurricane Maria. Some are prioritizing song, dance and celebration to feel more... [Read More]
After the storm blew out her windows, Maria Enid Rodriguez lost water, Internet, power and her entire home office. Her company offered her a one-way... [Read More]
Alejandro La Luz Rivera misses his patio, his wife and his old life in Puerto Rico. He went to the mainland briefly, but says he... [Read More]
The stress of living in Puerto Rico without running water, electricity or Internet is especially affecting children. But they are slowly finding a new normal. [Read More]
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Bridgeport is giving residents a bonus on entrance tests to recruit more local officers. It could be good for community relations, but it could also... [Read More]
City officials redesigned their test for police officers and give extra points to city residents who take it. They want the makeup of the department... [Read More]
Among registered voters under 30, a recent poll had both Gary Johnson and Jill Stein ahead of Donald Trump. So why are they excluded from... [Read More]
If ten major TV networks got together and decided to nationally televise a presidential debate restricted to Republican nominee Donald Trump and right-le... [Read More]
In Hamden, Conn., minority drivers were pulled over more often than whites for defective equipment, such as broken tail lights. So the police changed their... [Read More]
In Hamden, Conn., minority drivers were pulled over more often than whites for defective equipment, such as broken taillights. So the police changed their strategy. [Read More]
Deaths from opioid overdoses are on the rise, and we know that because of data on death certificates. States determine who fills them out and... [Read More]
In countless ways over the last 35 years, our society has become less economically equal and more dominated by corporate power. Less just and more... [Read More]
When a woman addicted to opioids gives birth, she is too often dismissed as an obstacle to her infant's health. A Connecticut hospital is challenging... [Read More]
Corporate mainstream media have sanitized and distorted the life and teachings of Martin Luther King Jr., putting him in the category of a "civil rights... [Read More]
In her speech claiming victory after the Iowa caucuses, Hillary Clinton proclaimed herself "a progressive who gets things done." I had to laugh. And it... [Read More]