The department's choice to withhold billions of dollars in appropriated funds has angered Democrats, who are considering whether Congress may need more "drastic moves" to force HUD to release the money.
An "annoyed" Harvard University student appeared on Fox News to complain about the "empty activism" of climate change protesters who he said ruined the Harvard-Yale football game.
Jeff Smiley III was arrested after allegedly assaulting the female passenger aboard a Norwegian Cruise Line vessel while the ship was in international waters on November 4, according to the FBI.
The refusal by HUD to release the rule book for how the funds can be applied for—and subsequently spent—indefinitely prohibits Puerto Rico's access to more than $8 billion for projects meant to minimize the impact of future storms.
"The climate crisis is feeding monster hurricanes that bring suffering and death to some of our nation's most vulnerable wildlife," the author of a new report said.
Karen hit Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, while Lorenzo is not expected to make landfall in any U.S. territories.
Karen wasn't forecasted to hit Puerto Rico directly, however, the island could expect heavy rain and wind.
Karen is expected to bring heavy rainfall and gusty winds to Puerto Rico and both the British and U.S. Virgin Islands.
Karen is the 11th named storm of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season and could cause flash flooding and mudslides.
Democrats plan to investigate why HUD has missed a 90-day deadline to begin allowing Puerto Rico to apply for more than $8 billion in allocated mitigation funds for natural disasters.
Dorian strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane on Wednesday shortly before it arrived at the U.S. and British Virgin Islands.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a New York Democrat of Puerto Rican heritage, swiped at President Donald Trump on Twitter over his boast.
"As we just reported, there's no new wall," Smith said, "only replacement for walls which were in need of repair or upgrade. Those are the facts."
These videos were taken on land and at sea, showing the strength that Dorian packs as a category 1 hurricane. It is expected to become a category 3 before making landfall.
Less than two years after Hurricane Maria struck the island and ravaged much of its infrastructure, reporters on the ground say Puerto Rico is vulnerable to the effects of Hurricane Dorian.
Trump reportedly decided to move millions from FEMA's disaster relief fund to boost resources to migrant detention at the southern border.
A hurricane watch is in effect for Puerto Rico and parts of the Dominican Republic with the storm expected to gradually strengthen.
The storm has increased wind strength, and it appears to be on a path to become a hurricane this week as it nears Puerto Rico.
The Saturday afternoon update by the National Hurricane Center stated that Dorian's center was approximately 725 miles east-southeast of Barbados and moving west at 12 mph.
President Trump has been talking in private about buying Greenland for over a year, according to a report by the New York Times.
"Puerto Rico is part of America. What's the big issue with us having our flag?"
Meanwhile, nine states will receive their billions of dollars in time for the 2020 hurricane season. Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands almost certainly will not.
In 2008, Lin-Manuel Miranda won his first Tony Award and used the moment to honor Puerto Rico and his grandfather.
Wanda Vasquez is seen by many as being too close to the previous governor, who announced he would step down on August 2.
Rosselló is likely to quit following days of protests over leaked messages in which he made offensive remarks.
Trump claimed to have "many Puerto Rican friends."
"Attacks on women, attacks on gays, attacks on the dead relatives of your own residents across your own island," Smith said to Ricardo Rosselló. "Is it even safe for you to continue to attempt to govern?"
Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló will not seek reelection, but refuses to resign per a Facebook live announcement on Sunday.
Royal Caribbean said it took the decision to scrap the stop in San Juan, Puerto Rico, for the safety of its passengers after angry demonstrations in the city.
"Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and his father, Luis Miranda, Jr., now advocating for the governor to resign.