Congress is rushing to wrap up a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid package, but only after Democrats insisted on jettisoning President Donald Trump's $4.5 billion request to handle an unprecedented influx of migrants at the southern border.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Residents allege their properties became storage facilities used by the federal government to hold water from the two dams run by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
By Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press
A report from the Urban Institute shows that low-income Americans experience the biggest drop in their credit scores following “medium-sized” disasters.
By Gretchen Frazee
The president has rejected a central conclusion of a report on the economic costs of climate change released by his own administration, but economists said the warning of hundreds of billions of dollars a year in global warming costs is…
By Seth Borenstein, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Hurricane Harvey wasn’t an outlier. A new study reports that climate change intensified the rains of other recent cyclones by between 4 and 9 percent.
By Maria Verza, Associated Press
After briefly reaching Category 5 strength, the storm's maximum sustained winds weakened slightly to Category 4 at midafternoon. But it was expected to bring "life-threatening storm surge, wind and rainfall" to parts of west-central and southwestern Mexico ahead of an…
By Patty Gorena Morales
It’s been nine days since Hurricane Michael, one of the most powerful storms to hit the U.S. in nearly 50 years, made landfall. Here’s where the numbers stand today.
By Russ Bynum, Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press
Days after the hurricane slammed into the Florida Panhandle, people are struggling to locate friends and loved ones who haven't been heard from. How many are missing seems to be anyone's guess.
Its winds shrieking, Michael crashed ashore in the early afternoon near Mexico Beach, a tourist town about midway along the Panhandle, a lightly populated, 200-mile stretch of white-sand beach resorts, fishing towns and military bases.
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