Puerto Rico, the nation's sixth-largest school district, is in crisis. It's both uniquely vulnerable to natural disasters and unusually ill-equipped to help children recover from them.
Mundi the African elephant was the pride of Puerto Rico's only zoo. But her fate became entangled in the island's recent struggles with natural disasters and a debilitating debt crisis.
A Puerto Rican man was denied a car rental at a Hertz location at the New Orleans airport where employees apparently believed his driver's license was from outside the U.S. Hertz has since apologized.
On Wednesday, the mega-hit single became the first reggaeton song to be inducted into the National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress.
White farmers' suits blocked a USDA program and led to a race neutral approach.
The Puerto Rican crested anole has sprouted special scales to better cling to smooth surfaces like walls and windows and grown larger limbs to sprint across open areas, scientists say.
After repairs were completed this summer, a restored ballfield in one of Puerto Rico's poorest towns had become a symbol of progress in the face of tragedy. Hurricane Fiona dealt a setback.
Her book, out Oct. 18, is a memoir, cookbook and retelling of Puerto Rican history. It's also a testament to her life's work of documenting and preserving the food of the Puerto Rican diaspora.
Days after the storm, residents in coastal Salinas, Puerto Rico, aren't waiting for help from the authorities. They're using bulldozers and backhoes to clear debris and rubble left in Fiona's wake.