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The U.S. Attorney of Puerto Rico on Wednesday announced 75 alleged gang members have been charged with conspiring to distribute marijuana, cocaine, heroine, oxycodone and alprazolam as part of a vicious drug trafficking ring. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Drinking water samples from homes in southwestern Puerto Rico are tested at Interamerican University of Puerto Rico in San German. Rebecca Hersher/NPR hide caption

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Puerto Rico's Tap Water Often Goes Untested, Raising Fears About Lead Contamination

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A resident of Puerto Rico cleans up just after Hurricane Maria struck the island on Set. 20, 2017 Angel Valentin for NPR hide caption

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Puerto Rico One Year After Maria

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President Trump visits residents of Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Maria last October. The president has been criticized for questioning the death toll from that storm while the U.S. mainland prepared for Hurricane Florence last week. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump, who visited Puerto Rico with first lady Melania Trump in October 2017, denies 3,000 people died as a result of last year's hurricanes and falsely claims Democrats inflated it to make him look bad. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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In October 2017, a resident tries to connect electrical lines downed by Hurricane Maria in Toa Baja. Puerto Rican officials say electricity has returned to all residents without it after the hurricane. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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In this June 13 photo, a residence in the Figueroa neighborhood stands destroyed nine months after Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. On Wednesday a federal judge extended a temporary housing program for territory residents whose homes were destroyed. Carlos Giusti/AP hide caption

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In the mountain town of Juyaya, Puerto Rico, last October, children watched as U.S. Army helicopters brought a team of physicians to assess the medical needs of the local hospital and residents. Going forward, health economists say, the U.S. territory will need continued federal help to deal with its overwhelming Medicaid expenses. Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Army soldiers pass out water, provided by FEMA, to residents in a neighborhood without grid electricity or running water in San Isidro, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 17, 2017. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, right, speaks during a ceremony on Capitol Hill on June 27, 2018. On Thursday, Rosselló demanded the resignation of any member of PREPA's board who refused to cut the new CEO's $750,000 salary. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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A building for sale in the town of Isabel Segunda in Vieques. Ryan Caron King/Connecticut Public Radio hide caption

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Vieques Still Finding Its Footing After Hurricane Destruction

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A May 2016 photo provided by the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez campaign shows the candidate during a Bengali community outreach event in New York. Corey Torpie/AP hide caption

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Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

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