Three years after devastation from Hurricane Ike, Galveston, Tex., officials are determined to build the island back stronger -- and healthier -- than ever before.
By Jason Kane
When Hurricane Ike slammed into the Texas coast, the storm inflicted major damage to the electrical grid, leaving hundeds of thousands of people without power. Tom Bearden reports on the electrical grids in Southeast Texas and why restoring power has…
Despite ongoing hurricane relief efforts in Bridge City, Texas, residents remain barred from returning to their homes. Tom Bearden reports on the destruction and the latest developments.
Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama pushed their proposals to reform Wall Street Monday as the financial sector reeled from the demise of Lehman Brothers and the selling of Merrill Lynch. Political reporters discuss the latest campaign news.
Days after Hurricane Ike made heavy landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast Friday, thousands of residents remain without power and water, and many evacuees are still unable to return to their homes because of flooding. Tom Bearden reports from Texas…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Thousands of residents in and around the Gulf Coast were left stranded after Hurricane Ike destroyed homes and businesses Saturday and Sunday, while the Associated Press reported the hurricane killed 30 people across eight states.
By Friday morning there was little question as to the direction of Hurricane Ike's path -- the storm was gaining strength as it barreled toward Texas, and storm surges had already begun to batter the coastal city of Galveston.
Federal and state authorities have organized an evacuation and communication program to prepare for Hurricane Ike, which is expected to hit the Texas Gulf Coast late Friday. Houston Mayor Bill White explains the extensive measures being taken before winds and…
By PBS NewsHour
Hurricane Ike amassed strength in the Gulf of Mexico Thursday as it continues a slow march toward the Texas coast where residents are evacuating or stocking up in preparation for a landfall late Friday or Saturday.
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