- Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained Updated: May-01-16 10:45 pm
NEW YORK - Puerto Rico's debt crisis reached a new level late Sunday, when the island's governor said Puerto Rico would not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments that are due by Monday.
- Puerto Rico won't make $370 million in debt payments Monday Updated: May-01-16 8:24 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that Puerto Rico's government will not make nearly $370 million in bond payments due Monday after a failure to restructure or find a political solution to the U.S. territory's spiraling public debt crisis.
- First widely available Zika test OK'd for emergency use Updated: Apr-29-16 2:53 pm
WASHINGTON - The first commercial test for the Zika virus has been cleared for emergency use in the U.S. and could be available by next week.
- Puerto Rico reports 1st US Zika-related death amid outbreak Updated: Apr-29-16 1:52 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico announced Friday that it has recorded the first Zika-related U.S. death amid an outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus in the U.S. territory.
- US honors Puerto Ricans who fought, died in segregated unit Updated: Apr-27-16 6:28 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Angel Acevedo looked down at the Congressional Gold Medal in his hands as his eyes welled with tears during a ceremony held Wednesday to honor Puerto Ricans like him who faced discrimination and waited decades to be recognized for fighting several wars under the last segregated unit in combat.
- House GOP leader: No help for Puerto Rico before deadline Updated: Apr-26-16 5:13 pm
WASHINGTON - Congress will not act to help debt-ridden Puerto Rico ahead of a May 1 deadline when nearly half-a-billion dollars in bond payments come due, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday.
- Puerto Rico's economic crisis threatens Democratic primary Updated: Apr-22-16 11:18 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico's economic crisis has thrown the U.S. territory's upcoming Democratic primary into question.
- Worried about Zika, MLB players question Puerto Rico games Updated: Apr-21-16 7:15 pm
- US soccer to play exhibition at Puerto Rico on May 22 Updated: Apr-21-16 12:39 pm
CHICAGO - The United States will play at Puerto Rico for the first time on May 22, an exhibition ahead of the Copa American Centenario.
- Dispute deepens over GOP delegates for US Virgin Islands Updated: Apr-19-16 5:54 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A dispute over which Republican delegates from the U.S. Virgin Islands will be sent to the upcoming national convention has grown increasingly unruly.
- US Coast Guard seizes $33M worth of coke in Caribbean waters Updated: Apr-15-16 6:05 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The U.S. Coast Guard says it has seized $33 million worth of cocaine in international waters south of the Dominican Republic.
- House Republicans miss budget deadline amid caucus divisions Updated: Apr-15-16 12:04 pm
WASHINGTON - House Republicans departed Washington on Friday having missed a deadline to pass their long-stalled budget and without appearing to revive it despite the embarrassment for the party and its new House Speaker Paul Ryan.
- 8 Cuban migrants, 1 Pekingese dog found near Puerto Rico Updated: Apr-14-16 11:54 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Federal authorities in Puerto Rico have detained eight Cuban migrants and a small Pekingese dog found on an uninhabited island near the U.S. territory.
- Dethroned Puerto Rico beauty queen files $3 million lawsuit Updated: Apr-14-16 6:10 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A beauty queen who was dethroned as Puerto Rico's representative at this year's Miss Universe contest after organizers accused her of having an attitude problem is taking her fight to court.
- Slow and steady is sexy again: Investors return to munis Updated: Apr-14-16 3:03 pm
NEW YORK - Boring? Give me more of that!
- Puerto Rico police seize $13M worth of cocaine, arrest 4 men Updated: Apr-13-16 2:58 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Authorities in Puerto Rico say they have seized $13 million worth of cocaine and arrested four men after a chase off the island's southeast coast.
- Puerto Rico church strips teachers of pension amid crisis Updated: Apr-12-16 12:00 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - After 36 years teaching English at a Roman Catholic school near Puerto Rico's capital, Norma Cardoza planned to retire with a modest pension she trusted she would get from the Archdiocese of San Juan.
- US appeals court upholds gay marriage in Puerto Rico Updated: Apr-08-16 8:03 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A U.S. appeals court has ruled that Puerto Rico can't prohibit gay marriage.
- Man wanted since '13 on Puerto Rico charge is caught in Ohio Updated: Apr-02-16 12:58 pm
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Authorities say a man who has been on the run since 2013 over a charge he sexually assaulted a girl with special needs in Puerto Rico has been shot and taken into custody in Ohio.