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Dinaz Campbell, 10, holds Sherry, her newly adopted dog, at an adoption clinic in Rockville, Md. Marisa Penaloza/NPR hide caption

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For Many Adopted Dogs, The Journey Home Takes A Thousand Miles

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Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla in April delivered his budget address for the next fiscal year at the Capitol building in San Juan. Ricardo Arduengo/AP hide caption

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Economic Crisis Looms For Puerto Rico, Report Says

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Family means a lot on Cayo Santiago, an island and monkey research colony off the coast of Puerto Rico. The colony of rhesus macaques living on the island since the 1930s has allowed scientists to trace kinship ties and effects across an extended community. Anders Kelto/NPR hide caption

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Puerto Rico's Monkey Island Lures Scientists For Generations

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A poor economy and nine years of recession have caused many to leave Puerto Rico. Margalit Francus/Flickr hide caption

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Broke And Barred From Bankruptcy, Puerto Rico Seeks Outside Cash

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Elena Biamon holds coffee berries grown on her farm near Jayuya, a town in Puerto Rico's mountainous interior. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Puerto Rico Wants To Grow Your Next Cup Of Specialty Coffee

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PREPA's Central Palo Seco power station in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The utility's bondholders want to raise rates. That's a challenge when the median income is about half that of Mississippi, yet the U.S. territory's energy costs are among the highest in the nation. Alvin Baez-Hernandez/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Power Problems: Puerto Rico's Electric Utility Faces Crippling Debt

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Dalma Cartagena teaches a class on agricultural science to elementary-school students in Orocovis, Puerto Rico. "I'm preparing them to make good decisions when it comes to the environment and healthy foods," she says. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Puerto Rico Is Sowing A New Generation Of Small Farmers

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Protesters gather April 30 outside Puerto Rico's Capitol building in San Juan to oppose Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla's budget proposal. The plan would raise taxes to help cover the state's massive debt. Ricardo Arduengo/AP hide caption

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In Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis, There Are No Easy Solutions

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Javier Villa (right) with his wife and son in their home in Puerto Rico. Anders Kelto/NPR hide caption

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In Puerto Rico, Health Overhaul Gets An Incomplete

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Longtime East Harlem resident Johnny Montanez, 53, says he sells Puerto Rican flags and T-shirts a few doors down from his apartment building to show that Puerto Ricans are "still here." Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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Puerto Rican Flags Wave To New York's Parade-Goers

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Puerto Rico's Alex Rios celebrated Sunday with teammates after hitting a two-run home run in the seventh inning against Japan in the semi-finals of the World Baseball Classic at AT&T Park in San Francisco. Terry Schmitt /UPI /Landov hide caption

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