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David Begnaud on overcoming Tourette's syndrome

Added: 14.12.2018 19:17 | 1 views | 0 comments

CBS News's David Begnaud made a national name for himself as a champion of the people of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, but now he's got a new mission – showing people with Tourette's syndrome that a diagnosis shouldn't stop you from achieving your dreams

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Puerto Rico: The exodus after Hurricane Maria

Added: 14.12.2018 18:19 | 1 views | 0 comments

Hurricane Maria left Puerto Rico devastated - almost 3,000 people died in its wake, towns were left without power or water for months, and hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans left, many never to return. CBS News correspondent David Begnaud returns to Puerto Rico for CBSN Originals to examine the impact of that exodus and what the future holds.

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Maria's far-reaching effects on Puerto Rico's watersheds and forests

Added: 13.12.2018 18:18 | 7 views | 0 comments

Scientists spent the past year evaluating the impacts of Hurricane Maria, a powerful category 5 storm that struck Puerto Rico head-on in September 2017.

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Puerto Rico: The exodus after Hurricane Maria

Added: 13.12.2018 6:18 | 2 views | 0 comments

Hurricane Maria left Puerto Rico devastated - almost 3,000 people died in its wake, towns were left without power or water for months, and hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans left, many never to return. CBS News correspondent David Begnaud returns to Puerto Rico for CBSN Originals to examine the impact of that exodus and what the future holds.

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Monitoring air pollution after Hurricane Maria

Added: 12.12.2018 18:21 | 1 views | 0 comments

When Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, 2017, the storm devastated the island's electrical grid, leaving many people without power for months. This lack of electricity, as well as other storm-related damage, prevented air-quality monitoring in many areas. Now researchers have shown that low-cost sensors that run on solar energy can be used to monitor air pollution after a disaster.

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Puerto Rico overhauls tax laws to help workers, businesses

Added: 10.12.2018 18:21 | 2 views | 0 comments

Puerto Rico's governor signed a bill on Monday to overhaul the U.S. territory's tax laws in a bid to attract foreign investment and help workers and some business owners amid a 12-year recession.

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Unexpected impact of hurricanes on Puerto Rico's watershed

Added: 10.12.2018 18:18 | 6 views | 0 comments

Researchers have found unprecedentedly high levels of nitrate, an essential plant nutrient, in streams and watersheds of Puerto Rico for a year after two consecutive major hurricanes in 2017. This high amount of nitrate may have important climate change implications that could harm forest recovery and threaten ecosystems along Puerto Rico's coastline by escalating algal blooms and dead zones.

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New look at Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria

Added: 10.12.2018 15:53 | 9 views | 0 comments

Two new research efforts delve into Hurricane Maria's far-reaching effects on the island's forests and on its residents' energy and electricity access.

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A Look At The Health Crisis In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

Added: 21.10.2017 22:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

A month after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, millions of residents still don't have access to electricity or proper health care, and bacteria in the water have exposed many people to disease.

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FEMA Chief Defends Puerto Rico Response: 'Logistically Challenging' Event

Added: 26.09.2017 20:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

The White House defended its response to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on Tuesday, with FEMA Administrator Brock Long saying there are more than a dozen ships in the area and the agency has put in place millions of meals and gallons of fresh water as it continues to improve...

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