Studies Say Global Warming Made Harvey's Deluge 3 Times More LikelyWhile scientists said that climate change didn't trigger Harvey, studies calculated that a warmer world tripled the likelihood that the hurricane would bring record rainfall and flood Houston.
Poll Finds Many Harvey Victims Saying They Still Need HelpThe poll is another indication of how families along the Texas coast continue struggling in wake of the Category 4 storm, which left Houston underwater and killed more than 80 people.
Texas' Abbott Decries Storm Aid Bill; White House BristlesThe White House on Friday sent Congress a $44 billion disaster aid request that's already under attack as being way too small by lawmakers from states recently hit by hurricanes.
FEMA Rethinking Ban On Disaster Aid To Church BuildingsWhen disaster strikes, houses of worship are often on the front lines, feeding and sheltering victims. Yet churches, synagogues and mosques are routinely denied aid by the Federal Emergency Management Agency when it comes time to repair or rebuild their damaged sanctuaries.
Astros' World Series Run Lifts Houston Amid Harvey RecoveryPeople in the Houston area impacted by Harvey have used the Astros' championship run as a source of inspiration to slog through difficult days filled with tiring repairs, bureaucratic red tape and uncertainty about the future.
American Airlines 3Q Profit Falls On Higher Costs, StormsAmerican Airlines said Thursday that third-quarter profit fell on higher costs and the effect of three hurricanes, but it sees stronger pricing power ahead.
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.
Hurricanes Push Down United's 3Q Profit By One-ThirdUnited Airlines' third-quarter profit fell by one-third as the carrier was rocked by hurricanes that hit its hub in Houston and other airports.
President Trump Tweets Puerto Rico Can't Get Aid 'Forever'President Donald Trump is criticizing hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico and says the government can't keep federal aid there "forever."
EPA Announces $115 Million Cleanup For Houston SiteThe EPA approved a plan to remove sediments laced with highly toxic dioxin from a partially submerged Superfund site near Houston damaged during Hurricane Harvey.
House Set To Pass $36.5B For Hurricane, Wildfire Relief The House is on track to deliver a sweeping bipartisan vote for President Donald Trump's request for additional disaster aid, $16 billion to pay flood insurance claims, and emergency funding to help the cash-strapped government of Puerto Rico stay afloat.
13th Death From Florida Nursing Home That Lost AC In IrmaA woman who lived at a Florida nursing home that lost air conditioning during Hurricane Irma has died.