HEAD IN THE SAND
Trump Denies Thousands Died in Puerto Rico
Nearly 3,000 people perished as a result of last year’s storm, according to a study accepted by Puerto Rico’s governor. The president all but called it a hoax on Twitter.
Trump’s ‘Success’ in Puerto Rico Is Power Outages and Exodus
Thanks to FEMA’s fumbling response, the island isn’t back to normal a year after Hurricane Maria.
Tapper: Is Trump Unaware Nearly 3,000 Died in Puerto Rico?
After the president “sang his own praises” during an Oval Office event ahead of Hurricane Florence’s landfall.
It’s Official: Hurricane Maria Led to as Many Deaths as 9/11
A report ordered by Puerto Rico’s government estimates the storm led to the deaths of nearly 3,000 people. It’s one of the deadliest disasters in U.S. history.
HE SAYS, SHE SAYS
Puerto Rico Can’t Nail Down Hurricane Maria’s Death Toll
It’s been almost almost a year, but there’s no consensus on how many people died. Why not?
EYE OF THE STORM
Hurricanes Are Now So Violent, We May Need a New Category
Five categories might not be enough.
Last Year’s Hurricane Season Was Bad. 2018 Might Be Worse.
By the end of the century, hurricanes could become stronger, wetter, and more damaging.