The Amazon continues to burn

August 27, 2019

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A man wearing a have is shown in the near ground, black in shadow, with a brigh orange fire seen in the distance.

A man is seen standing in shadow with a burning tract of the Amazon jungle in Canarana, Brazil, seen in the distance, Aug. 26, 2019.

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Lucas Landau/Reuters

As Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro continues to feud with world leaders, fires in the Amazon continue to destroy large swathes of the rainforest. Plus, European nations are approaching the threat of opioid addiction. And, as another big storm heads toward Puerto Rico, memories are still fresh of the poor response by government agencies after Hurricane Maria in 2017. We check with people on the island about how they're preparing right now.

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