Puerto Rico Still Hasn't Paid Sketchy Firm Hired To Fix Their Grid

Energy | Tim Pearce
A pick up from Montana-based Whitefish Energy Holdings is parked as workers (not pictured) help fix the island's power grid, damaged during Hurricane Maria in September, in Manati, Puerto Rico October 25, 2017. REUTERS/Alvin Baez | Puerto Rico Still Hasn't Paid Whitefish

‘I just flat-out don’t know’

Half The Houses In Puerto Rico Were Built Illegally

Energy | Tim Pearce
Angel Colon plays the guitar outside a little hut, in which he lives since his house was destroyed, in Comerio

‘It’s lack of planning and controls’

FEMA Picked The Wrong Company To Deliver 30 Million Meals To Puerto Rico

Politics | Thomas Phippen
Neil Galloway piles up debris from his and his neighbors' houses in the back yard of his badly damaged property, 13 days after Hurricane Maria raked Whim Estate in the hard-hit Frederiksted area of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands October 1, 2017. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Jonathan Drake)

‘They probably should have gone with someone else’

Mega Firm Blames A Convenient Target For Losing Monster Puerto Rico Deal

Energy | Chris White
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 19, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo)

‘Our proposal represents the best value’

Energy Company Charged $319 An Hour To Fix Puerto Rico's Busted Grid

US | Chris White
FILE PHOTO: Cars drive under a partially collapsed utility pole, after the island was hit by Hurricane Maria in September, in Naguabo, Puerto Rico October 20, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Alvin Baez/File Photo)

‘Linemen cost $60 … But $300 an hour? No way’

First Audit Of Sketchy Puerto Rico Deal Is Inconclusive On Potential Corruption

Energy | Chris White
FILE PHOTO: Cars drive under a partially collapsed utility pole, after the island was hit by Hurricane Maria in September, in Naguabo, Puerto Rico October 20, 2017. REUTERS/Alvin Baez/File photo

‘Is not sufficient to conclude’

Report: Puerto Rico's $300 Million Deal With Utility Company Prevents Gov't Audits

US | Chris White
Men walk past a boat pushed onto a roadway by the winds of Hurricane Maria in Farjado, Puerto Rico October 12, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)

‘In no event shall FEMA … audit or review the cost and profit elements’

FBI Investigates Puerto Rican Officials Distributing FEMA Aid Based On ‘Loyalty’

Energy | Tim Pearce

‘Officials are distributing … emergency supplies based on political loyalty’

Video Shows Two Men And Their Dogs Escaping A California Wildfire: 'We're Not Dead Yet'

US | Chris White

‘I can’t breathe, and my eyes are burning’

Puerto Rican Politics Is Killing Recovery Efforts, FEMA Head Says

Energy | Tim Pearce
Mayor of San Juan Carmen Yulin Cruz talks with journalists outside the government center at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum days after Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico September 30, 2017 REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘A successful response relies on unity’

Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing FEMA Funds Meant For Flood Victims

US | Anders Hagstrom
Johnette Folse stands in her flood damaged living room in Denham Springs, Louisiana, Aug. 16, 2016. (REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman)

‘Doing all we can’

Puerto Rico Is Running Out Of Clean Water

Energy | Tim Pearce
A woman drinks from a bottle after filling it with water from a tank truck at an area hit by Hurricane Maria in Canovanas

‘You have to go on’

While Congress Debates Funding, Investigators Prepare For Fraud In Harvey Recovery

US | Thomas Phippen
U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump load emergency supplies into the bed of a pickup truck for residents impacted by Hurricane Harvey while visiting the First Church of Pearland September 2, 2017 in Pearland, Texas. Pearland, just south of Houston, was heavily damaged by the floodwaters created by the hurricane. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

‘Speed and haste is the enemy’

FEMA Shuts Down Rumors Alleging It Created Fuel Shortages In Texas

Energy | Michael Bastasch
A FEMA employee waits for the arrival of U.S. President Trump during a visit at FEMA headquarters in Washington

‘A combination of factors’

Feds Paid $2B For Undocumented New Orleans' 'Storm Repairs'

Investigative Group | Ethan Barton
Neighborhoods are flooded with oil and water two weeks after Hurricane Katrina went though New Orleans.

‘No evidence that the damage was caused as a direct result of the storms’

Risk Of Asteroid Striking Earth In 2022 Is 'Markedly Higher' Than Scientists Thought

Energy | Andrew Follett
An illustration of asteroids approaching Earth. Earth land and clouds texture maps courtesy of NASA (Shutterstock/AuntSpray)

‘Dozens of metres in diameter or larger’

'Surprise' Asteroid Gets Scary Close To Earth 12 Days After Discovery

Energy | Andrew Follett
An illustration of asteroids approaching Earth. Earth land and clouds texture maps courtesy of NASA (Shutterstock/AuntSpray)

NASA’s response to this type of asteroid…’Pray’

NASA: Nuclear 'Hail Mary' Was Almost Necessary To Stop Giant Asteroid

Energy | Andrew Follett
An illustration of asteroids approaching Earth. Earth land and clouds texture maps courtesy of NASA (Shutterstock/AuntSpray)

And even that probably wouldn’t have worked