Hundreds of thousands of people were left without power after Hurricane Delta slammed the Gulf Coast just six weeks after the region was devastated by Hurricane Laura. The hurricane, which weakened to a tropical storm when it made landfall on…
By PBS NewsHour
Already Friday morning, rain is continuing and water is pooling along many debris-lined streets in Lake Charles — hours ahead of Delta’s arrival.
By Associated Press
Climate justice organization 350.0rg is hosting an online forum on Wednesday called “Stronger than Storms,” where leaders from U.S. communities on the frontlines of the climate crisis will share their experiences. One organization participating in the forum is the Gulf…
By Ivette Feliciano
“The worst forecaster nightmare is having a storm bearing down on a populated coastline. You go to bed and it's a tropical storm and you wake up with a Cat[egory] 4.”…
By Fedor Kossakovski
By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
At least 19 deaths in Louisiana and Texas were attributed to Hurricane Laura, which destroyed homes and businesses and left hundreds of thousands of people without power. Here's how you can help those who have been impacted most by the…
By Joshua Barajas
For those who have lived through these disasters before, there’s a familiar pang of anticipation for the next powerful storm, a theme felt acutely by poets who gathered last week to mark the 15th anniversary of Katrina’s landfall.
In our news wrap Monday, a federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., has refused to end the criminal case against Michael Flynn. The former national security adviser pleaded guilty to lying about his contacts with Russia. Also, in Lebanon, lawmakers…
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
Hazardous emissions from a chlorine plant fire, abruptly shuttered oil and gas refineries and still-to-be assessed plant damage are seeping into the air after Hurricane Laura, regulators say, but some key state and federal monitors to alert the public of…
By Gerald Herbert, Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
Cleanup after Hurricane Laura has begun but residents returning to Southwestern Louisiana are coming back to weeks without power or water amid the hot, stifling days of late summer.
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