Senate Presses Ahead On $36.5B Disaster Relief PackageThe Senate is pushing ahead Monday on a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of cash.
Houston Endures More Rain And Chaos; 6 Feared Drowned In VanFloodwaters reached the roof lines of single-story homes Monday and people could be heard pleading for help from inside as Harvey poured rain on the Houston area for a fourth consecutive day after a chaotic weekend of rising water and rescues.
Trump Confronts The Tricky Politics Of Natural DisastersPresident Donald Trump confronts the political risks and potential gains that come with leading the federal government's response to a deadly and destructive natural disaster.
Hurricane Matthew Leaves a Destructive PathImmediately after Saturday's rains, thousands of people found themselves suddenly trapped in homes and cars during the torrential rains.
Hurricane Matthew Swirls Up The CoastResidents braced for the storm whose center was expected to be just off Charleston Saturday morning as a Category 2 hurricane with 100 mph winds.
Iselle To Give Hawaii First Hurricane In 22 YearsIselle was supposed to weaken as it slowly trudged west across the Pacific. It didn't — and now Hawaii is poised to take its first direct hurricane hit in 22 years. Tracking close behind it was Hurricane Julio, which strengthened early Thursday into a Category 2 storm.
The World's Best Classic Cocktails In The Bars That Invented ThemThere's nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink's storied "history". Unless you're the blowhard, and you're sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.
Corporations Just Beginning To Tally Sandy's Costs Seattle-based Nordstrom and Issaquah-based Costco expect their November sales to suffer as a result of Superstorm Sandy, one of the most expensive storms in U.S. history.