It's been 100 days since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, and the island is still struggling to return to normal, Axios' Haley Britzky notes.
Why it matters: Many of these U.S. citizens still have no power, and the government is having trouble identifying all of those killed by the hurricane. Carmen Yulin Cruz, the mayor of San Juan, criticized President Trump this week for being "disrespectful to the Puerto Rican people," and called him the "disaster-in-chief."
The central and eastern United States is set to receive another frigid Arctic blast just in time for this weekend's New Year's celebrations.
Meanwhile, parts of Canada felt as cold as -40 degrees Fahrenheit on Thursday. That's colder than Mars, which hit -20 degrees Fahrenheit, per The Washington Post.
"For the first time in nearly a century, France is considering an expansion of the Champagne region," the Wall Street Journal reports in an A-hed with the headline: "Terroir Alert! Champagne Is Expanding and Tempers Are Popping."
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