Tag: Tropical cyclones

Hurricane state Republicans demand disaster aid by Christmas

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers from hard-hit states such as Florida are demanding tens of billions of dollars of hurricane relief and rebuilding funds as part...
First lady hopes giving spirit continues through holidays

WASHINGTON — Melania Trump said Wednesday at a holiday toy drive sponsored by the military that she hopes the giving spirit that Americans displayed...
Harvey recovery continues in Houston as Hanukkah begins

HOUSTON — Steven Plumb recently walked out of his apartment, headed down seven flights of stairs and started toward the synagogue. ...
Studies: Warming made Harvey’s deluge 3 times more likely

NEW ORLEANS — Global warming's fingerprints were all over the record rainfall from Hurricane Harvey this year, confirming what scientists suspected, according to new...
NTSB El Faro probe highlights maritime safety issues

While fateful decisions made by the captain of the doomed freighter El Faro were instrumental in the ship's sinking, federal investigators spread plenty of...
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida got thousands of complaints about price-gouging when Hurricane Irma hit, but so far Attorney General Pam Bondi's office has settled...
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HOUSTON — A Houston businessman known for his generosity to Hurricane Harvey victims and his love of horses has donated dozens of mattresses for...
House and Senate tax bills treat disaster victims unequally

If the House Republican tax bill became law, victims of hurricanes in Texas and Florida who've yet to account for all their losses could...
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WELLESLEY, Mass. — Public colleges and universities in Massachusetts are offering in-state tuition rates to victims of Hurricane Maria through spring 2018. ...
The Latest: NTSB blames captain, bad safety culture for loss

The Latest on the final hearing to determine probable cause in the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro, which killed 33 mariners (all...

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