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A woman tries to walks out from her house after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Salinas, Puerto Rico, September 21, 2017.

Puerto Rico was just hit by an island-wide power outage — here are the best charities to donate to for victims of Hurricane Maria

On Wednesday, Puerto Rico suffered a power outage that could last up to 36 hours, due to its unstable power grid following Hurricane Maria. Here's how to help.

4 out of 5 Puerto Ricans are still without power — but darkness is far from the island’s biggest problem

Puerto Rico is struggling to keep its vulnerable populations alive as hospitals deal with the lack of power and supplies of medications run low.
After the passage of Hurricane Maria, a man rides his bicycle through a storm-damaged road in Toa Alta, west of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Hurricane Maria decimated Puerto Rico’s food supply — here’s what the island’s farms look like now

After Maria barreled through, with 155-mph winds, it wiped out approximately 80% of the territory's crop value.
People wait in line for aid items to be handed out, after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico September 24, 2017.

A week after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico faces a humanitarian crisis — here’s what it looks like on the ground

Residents described bleak conditions: life-saving medications are on the verge of spoiling and residents are trapped in apartment buildings.
San Juan.

Puerto Rico is without power for the 5th day in a row — here’s why that’s a huge problem

After nearly a week, the island of Puerto Rico is 100% without electricity in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
An aerial view shows the damage to the Guajataca dam in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Quebradillas, Puerto Rico.

A failing Puerto Rican dam is forcing 70,000 people to evacuate

The Guajataca Dam on the island's northwest coast is prompting flash flooding downstream. More than 70,000 people may be affected.

This Atlantic hurricane season is one of the worst on record — see the terrible destruction each storm has caused

Relentless hurricanes have torn through the Caribbean, US, and Mexico this year. Here's where Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria went and the damage they caused.

The best charities to give to for victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria

In a month, three hurricanes have ravaged the Caribbean and the US Gulf Coast. After Maria devastated Puerto Rico, officials are now pleading for supplies.

Tropical Storm Jose is bringing dangerous surf, rip currents, and wind to the East Coast

Jose is meandering off the East Coast and bringing tropical storm conditions to southern New England.

Meteorologists had a major clue that Hurricane Maria would be devastating — and it just reappeared

Hurricane Maria's "dreaded pinhole eye" suggested the storm would pack a powerful punch. Here's why.