Panama City sets up a viable model amid lingering storm wreckage.
News audiences were rarely informed about the contribution of human-caused climate disruption to the devastating storm, according to a recent study.
Gov. Ricardo Rossello reacts by saying a political feud with San Juan's mayor shouldn't be the basis of Trump's stance on the issue.
A decrease in wind speeds drops the hurricane from a Category 4 to a 2, but forecasters warn the likelihood of the storm lingering around the coast for days will bring potentially catastrophic downpours and flooding.
The National Hurricane Center warns that a huge coastal area from South Carolina to the mid-Atlantic region should prepare for a major strike late in the week.
Although Hurricane Maria's death toll in Puerto Rico rivals that of the 9/11 attacks, the response to the two events has been dramatically different.
Flooding forced evacuations on some islands but damage appears less than feared, despite historic amounts of rain.
Experts expect Hurricane Lane to move close to or over the islands in coming days, and even if the storm's center doesn't make landfall, the islands could be walloped with rain and wind.
Author Naomi Klein teams up with other journalists, Puerto Rican organizational leaders and other activists to maintain focus on the embattled island.