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'I Don't Feel Safe': Puerto Rico Preps For Next Storm Without Enough Government Help

Nearly two years after Hurricane Maria, the government has made vast improvements and residents have worked together to clean up their communities, but Puerto Rico remains extremely vulnerable.

Fluid Dynamics Deeb
Theme from Endless Sunset Deeb
Gray Morning Rahim Alhaj
Qassam Rahim Alhaj
Good Evening Near the Parenthesis

Military police walk near Abrams tanks on a flatcar in a Washington, D.C., rail yard on Monday, ahead of the July 4 celebration that President Trump says will include military hardware. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Tanks, Flyovers And Heightened Security: Trump's 4th Of July Ups Taxpayer Cost

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Five and Nine Last Lungs
Mutiny Flitz&Suppe feat. Kupla
Mrs.Hide Flitz&Suppe
For One Night Only Enemies
Two Lads Enemies

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'I Don't Feel Safe': Puerto Rico Preps For Next Storm Without Enough Government Help

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The Inspector General at the Department of Homeland Security observed overcrowding of families on June 10 at a detention center in McAllen, Texas. The OIG issued a blistering report raising concerns that overcrowding and prolonged detention represent an immediate risk to DHS agents and detainees. Office of Inspector General hide caption

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DHS Inspector General Finds 'Dangerous Overcrowding' In Border Patrol Facilities

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David Smith Jr. is the second tribal chief of Arctic Village, and continues to fight drilling in the national refuge despite Congress's legalization of it. "I believe everything is going to come out on top for us," he says. Elizabeth Harball/Alaska's Energy Desk hide caption

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As Oil Drilling Nears In Arctic Refuge, 2 Alaska Villages See Different Futures

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