PREPA is out of service and isn't providing any power across Puerto Rico right now, its CEO told CNBC.
Duke Energy Corp. said Friday it will now post online the maps and emergency responder contact information. Two environmental advocacy groups had said Wednesday they planned a lawsuit to force disclosure of the information withheld for more than a dozen Duke Energy sites in Indiana, Kentucky and North Carolina. The groups said Duke Energy was the country's...
Puerto Rico's governor made an official request to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for supplies, services and assistance.
Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico midweek and tore across the island of 3.4 million people, destroying buildings and downing nearly all power and communications. Struggling under $72 billion in debt, Puerto Rico filed the biggest government bankruptcy in U.S. history earlier this year. Complicating recovery efforts, Puerto Rico is under the oversight of a...
In Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria "raged like a buzz saw," hitting highly populated areas, Vox reports.
Hurricane Maria barreled through the Turks and Caicos on Friday after lashing the Caribbean and killing at least 30.
TOKYO— A Japanese court ruled Friday that a utility, not the government, should pay compensation to dozens of former residents of Fukushima for losses to their livelihood caused by reactor meltdowns at a nuclear plant after a massive earthquake and tsunami in 2011.. Chiba District Court ordered Tokyo Electric Power Co. to pay a total of 376 million yen to most of...
TOKYO, Sept 22- A court in Japan on Friday ordered Tokyo Electric Power to pay compensation to a group of former Fukushima residents, the second such ruling following the 2011 earthquake and nuclear disaster, Japanese media reported. However, the ruling by the Chiba district court, east of Tokyo, did not find the government liable for compensation, in contrast to a...
French businesswoman and heiress of cosmetics giant L'Oreal Liliane Bettencourt, 94, has died, her daughter said on Thursday.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the latest list of the world's richest women following the death of Liliane Bettencourt.
Puerto Rico's bankruptcy proceedings could be put on hold indefinitely as the island recovers from Hurricane Maria.
NEW YORK— Allstate expects insurance losses of about $593 million in August after Hurricane Harvey left a path of destruction along the Gulf Coast. Harvey made landfall in Texas on August 25. Last week, German reinsurer Munich Re, which covers losses from insurers, was the first to warn that it may not meet previous financial goals following the one-two punch of...
NBC's Tammy Leitner reports on the devastation in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
U.S. taxpayers should not have to foot the bill for at-risk homes, says House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling.
Rebuilding after the storm is going to be a "titanic effort," says the U.S. territory's sole representative in Congress.
NBC's Steve Patterson reports on the devastation in Mexico City as crews desperately search for survivors after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico.
NBC News' Tammy Leitner tracks Hurricane Maria after the massive storm left Puerto Rico without power and widespread flooding.
Rep. Jennifer Gonzalez-Colon, (R) Puerto Rico, talks about restoring power and the devastation left in the aftermath of the second major hurricane to hit the island in one month.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept 21- Hurricane Maria thrashed parts of the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and high winds as it passed near its east and north coasts on Thursday after making a direct hit on Puerto Rico that caused severe flooding and cut power to the entire island. Maria has killed at least 10 people as it raged through the Caribbean, the second major...
Maria regained major hurricane strength near the eastern Dominican Republic early on Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.