US Hits Record For Costly Weather Disasters: $306 BillionWith three strong hurricanes, wildfires, hail, flooding, tornadoes and drought, the United States tallied a record high bill last year for weather disasters: $306 billion.
Fort Worth Couple Upset Over Disaster Code On Credit ReportConsumer Justice has an alert about something showing up on credit reports all over Texas.
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.
Retail Gasoline Prices In Texas, Nationwide Continue To DropAverage retail gasoline prices in Texas and across the country continue a steady, month-long decline.
Hurricane Ophelia Moving Northeast In The AtlanticHurricane Ophelia is moving northeastwards far out over the Atlantic Ocean.
Tenor Placido Domingo Announces Disaster Relief FundraisingOpera singer Placido Domingo has announced he will match $50,000 in donations to relief efforts following an earthquake in Mexico and a hurricane in Puerto Rico.
Nate Marches Across U.S. East Coast, Dumping Heavy RainsNate slogged its way across the U.S. East Coast on Monday, dumping heavy rains and bringing gusty winds to inland states as a tropical depression.
U.S. Hiring Falls 33,000 After Hurricanes Slam Texas, FloridaThe U.S. lost 33,000 jobs in September after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hit Texas, Florida and other Southeastern states. It was the first decline in six years.
Miami-Area Students Return To School After Hurricane IrmaMiami-area students have returned to school amid ongoing Hurricane Irma cleanups.
For Red Cross, Hurricanes Bring Both Donations & CriticismConfronted with back-to-back major hurricanes, the American Red Cross has received a huge outpouring of financial support and a simultaneous barrage of criticism.
Hurricane Irma Slams Caribbean Islands As Category 5 StormHurricane Irma roared into the Caribbean with record force early Wednesday, its 185-mph winds shaking homes and flooding buildings on a chain of small islands along a path toward Puerto Rico and a possible direct hit on South Florida.
Most Advanced Weather Satellite Ever Built Rockets Into SpaceThe most advanced weather satellite ever built rocketed into space Saturday night, part of an $11 billion effort to revolutionize forecasting and save lives.