Elsa has strengthened into the first hurricane of the Atlantic season and it's battering the eastern Caribbean, where officials closed schools, businesses and airports under the threat of flash flooding and landslides.
By Dánica Coto, Associated Press
It’s been decades since one world event has dominated the news cycle so completely. We lost more than 1.75 million people globally and more than 330,000 in the U.S. to COVID-19. Here’s a list of some other events that shook the…
By Molly Enking
Hurricane Iota made landfall in Central America earlier this week as a Category 4 storm. It's the 30th storm this Hurricane season, surpassing 2005 as the year with the most hurricanes ever. With this record Atlantic Hurricane season officially ending…
By PBS NewsHour
Here are some organizations working to alleviate the crisis throughout the region, and others offering aid to specific communities in need.
By Patty Gorena Morales, Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
By Associated Press
The storm had weakened from the Category 4 hurricane that battered the coast, but it was moving so slowly and dumping so much rain that much of Central America was on high alert. Eta had sustained winds of 50 mph…
By Associated Press
The heart of powerful Hurricane Eta has moved ashore in Nicaragua with devastating winds and rains that had already destroyed rooftops and caused rivers to overflow.
In our news wrap Monday, some New York City schools will close Tuesday in areas where COVID-19 infections are on the rise. Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an order affecting 100 public and 200 private schools, citing a lack of testing…
Hurricane Sally made landfall Wednesday morning near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2 storm, pushing a surge of ocean water onto the coast and dumping torrential rain that forecasters said would cause dangerous flooding.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
What's happening is the basic physics of climate change. Scientists know it will only get crazier because what we're seeing now is what they foresaw 20 years ago would happen.
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