TCU Basketball Player Kevin Samuel Motivated By Tough Times Growing Up And Family Surviving Hurricane IrmaGrowing up on the island of Barbuda, Kevin Samuel learned to play basketball with a ball, used bicycle rim as a hoop. The backboard was attached to a mango tree.
Texas Getting $23M For Public Transportation Rebuilding After HarveyThe U.S. Department of Transportation will provide more than $277 million to help hurricane-damaged public transportation in Texas, Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin islands.
Hurricane Names Harvey, Irma, Maria And Nate Being RetiredThe names of four deadly hurricanes that slammed parts of the United States, Central America and the Caribbean last year are being retired.
Beachfront Home Collapses Due To Beach Erosion In FloridaA two-story beach house in Florida is crumbling on the beach side and collapsing due to beach erosion.
FEMA Allowing Churches To Apply For Hurricane Disaster AidThe Federal Emergency Management Agency has revised its policies to allow houses of worship to apply for some federal aid to help deal with damage from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
House GOP Unveils $81B Disaster Relief For Hurricanes, FiresHouse Republicans on Monday unveiled an $81 billion disaster aid package to help hurricane-ravaged communities and states hit by wildfires, almost double the amount requested by President Donald Trump.
Deadly, Destructive 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Wraps UpThursday was the last day of an intense and destructive hurricane season with 17 named storms, 10 of which became 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.
FEMA: Disaster Relief Now Costing $200 Million A DayThe head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says the U.S. is spending more than $200 million each day on the response to three major hurricanes and huge wildfires.
Key West Marker Restored After Hurricane IrmaArtists have restored one of the most photographed tourism icons in the Florida Keys after it was damaged by Hurricane Irma.
Hurricanes, Earthquakes Estimated To Cost Industry $95BOne of the world's biggest reinsurers estimates Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, plus two recent earthquakes in Mexico will cost the industry about $95 billion.
911 Calls On Nursing Home Dying: 'Oh My God, This Is Crazy'Newly released emergency calls from a sweltering Florida nursing home that lost its air conditioning to Hurricane Irma showed staffers becoming increasingly agitated by a disaster that would eventually claim 14 elderly lives.
Hurricane Ophelia Moving Northeast In The AtlanticHurricane Ophelia is moving northeastwards far out over the Atlantic Ocean.
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.
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.