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Inside a month of the Hurricane Maria nightmare

Workers dangle from helicopters to fix power lines
Power workers with no fear of heights are being hoisted up by helicopter in the mountains of Puerto Rico to repair the island's devastated transmission lines.

Mom watched son get into World Series on a generator-powered TV
As the Los Angeles Dodgers punched their ticket to the World Series Thursday night, the mother of one of the game's biggest heroes watched the game from a television set hooked up to a generator in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, he said.

A million Americans without running water
After Hurricane Maria toppled the bridge that connects him to the rest of civilization and ripped the roof and walls off his house here in the central mountains of Puerto Rico, Ramón Sostre raised a weathered American flag above the wreckage.

Expert: Water from polluted site 'safe to drink'
Water from three wells at a hazardous-waste site in Dorado, Puerto Rico, is safe for human consumption, according to tests conducted for CNN by a university lab.

Doctors: 'Reality here is post-apocalyptic'

San Juan mayor: Sure, Trump gets a 10 ... out of 100
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz slams President Trump's relief efforts in Puerto Rico, saying the administration has been unresponsive and slow.

Trump now says it was worse than Katrina
President Donald Trump said Thursday that Puerto Rico faced a situation "worse than Katrina" as he explained why he was rating his administration's response to the hurricane a 10 out of 10.

Trump's approval rating on hurricanes falls
President Donald Trump's approval rating for handling the federal government's response to recent hurricanes has dropped 20 points in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.

War veterans deploy themselves to help
The cavalry is here, at an abandoned airport in the far west of Puerto Rico.