Photo of fight night at the Campanillas cockfighting club, in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Cockfighters Go to Ring in Federal Ban Defiance

TOA BAJA, Puerto Rico — Felipe Espinal walked into his cockfighting establishment Wednesday night in the northern town of Toa Baja and held up a white pen in triumph as he recorded the moment with his cellphone. “We can now live in peace. I’m 65 years o...
Photo of President Trump speaking in the Rose Garden

Trump Declares National Emergency to Build Border Wall

WASHINGTON — Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump announced Friday he was declaring a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump mad...
Hurricane aftermath in Texas

Disaster Relief? There’s an App for That!

By Raymond March Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico have experienced Mother Nature at her worst. The disaster of Hurricane Harvey displaced over 60,000 and left 63 dead. Hurricane Irma left two mill...

Stories We’re Following: Maria, Housing Legislation & More

Here are the stories from the Valley, the nation and the world catching our eye: Nine Things to Know about Hurricane Maria's Impact on Puerto Rico No. 2: The hurricane was like a 50-mile tornado making a direct hit on the U.S. island. Read the eight othe...