Barbeque Hauls In Donations For Texas Church Shooting VictimsOrganizers announced the event online a few days earlier and expected to feed maybe a few thousand people. But within an hour, the group ran out of the 5,000 pounds of meat volunteers stayed up smoking overnight.
Senate Passes $36.5B Disaster Aid Bill; Trump Signature NextThe Senate passed a $36.5 billion emergency aid measure Tuesday to refill disaster accounts, provide a much-needed cash infusion to Puerto Rico, and bail out the federal flood insurance program.
Senate Presses Ahead On $36.5B Disaster Relief Package The Senate is pushing ahead on a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of cash.
Texas Requests $19B In Additional Harvey AidThe Texas congressional delegation asked Thursday for $19 billion to help the Lone Star State recover from Harvey, with both Republicans and Democrats teaming up behind a request to repair water projects and help homeowners and communities rebuild from the storm.
President Trump Heads To Puerto Rico To Survey Hurricane DamagePresident Donald Trump is meeting Tuesday with some of the 3.4 million Puerto Ricans struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria, as criticism of the federal government's sluggish response continues.
Trump Mulls Cargo Waiver For Puerto Rico As Response Criticism BuildsUnder pressure to do more to help hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration was considering waiving a little-known federal law that prohibits foreign-flagged ships from shuttling goods between U.S. ports.
House Sends $15B Harvey Aid Bill, Debt Hike To Trump To SignThe House voted overwhelmingly on Friday to send a $15.3 billion disaster aid package to President Donald Trump.
Hurricane Aid Measure Grows To $15B As Irma Bears DownThe first installment to help communities in Texas rebuild, and stock reserves for looming damage from Hurricane Irma.
Arlington Man Arrested In Connection To Fatal Hit-And-RunClinton Sandel, 34, from Arlington faces a second degree felony for failing to stop and help Blythe Craig Baggett.
North Texas-Area Counties Included In Updated FEMA List For Disaster DeclarationResidents in the counties are now able to apply for disaster assistance.
Texas Threatens Legal Action Against Non-Profit Aiding Syrian RefugeesThe Texas Health and Human Services Commissioner said a non-profit resettlement agency is ignoring a directive to relocate Syrians somewhere other than Texas.
North Texas Doctor's Unselfish Act As Ebola Outbreak Tops 700 DeathsSick Fort Worth doctor asked that experimental serum be given to fellow American aid worker, who is also sick with Ebola.

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