President Trump ignored seething Republicans and made good on his deal with Democrats, signing legislation that links $15.3 billion in disaster aid to an increase in the U.S. borrowing limit.
Hurricane Irma is en route to Florida after battering islands across the Caribbean, and many areas across central and south Florida are already under mandatory evacuation. P.J. Tobia reports on how Floridians are preparing for the storm, then John Yang…
“My house has been here for 53 years, and not blown away yet,” says Chris Quarno, who plans to stay along with his daughters and granddaughters, and boasts that he has lived through six hurricanes on Merritt Island before.
By Travis Daub
The map is interactive, and will update as the forecast changes.
By Teresa Carey
As Hurricane Irma moves over open water toward the U.S., and Florida Gov. Rick Scott urges those in evacuation zones to “get out now,” here’s how you can help.
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is expected to begin speaking around 1:30 p.m. ET. Watch live here.
By Erica R. Hendry, Michael D. Regan
In a news briefing Friday, Florida Gov. Rick Scott called it “a catastrophic storm” like “our state has never seen.”…
Florida Governor Rick Scott is scheduled to update the public about his state's preparations before Hurricane Irma makes landfall this weekend.
By PBS NewsHour
Hurricane Irma, slightly weaker but undiminished, has left a trail of destruction. Heading for Florida, it’s where the storm actually makes U.S. landfall that could make all the difference. William Brangham and P.J. Tobia report. Judy Woodruff talks to Ed…
By Larisa Epatko
Hurricane Irma destroyed homes and upended cars in the Caribbean this week on its relentless northwestern journey. It is expected to crash ashore in Florida early Sunday.
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