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White House requests $44B in disaster relief
The White House Friday sent Congress a $44 billion disaster aid request that's already under attack from lawmakers from hurricane-hit regions as way too small.
Climate Change Is Already Messing Us Up, Report Says
Climate change is already killing people through extreme weather and is damaging human health, as well as the economy, a new report finds.
More Than 1 Million Lose Power After Powerful Northeast Storm
National Weather Service meteorologist Joe Dellicarpini said there were reports of downed trees and roads that were impassable in spots due to flash flooding.
Puerto Rico Power Authority to Cancel Whitefish Contract
Puerto Rico's governor had called for the immediate cancellation of a controversial contract with Whitefish Energy.
Harvey Relief Program Nixes Requirement to Not Boycott Israel
The Dickinson City Council voted on Tuesday to remove that provision of the Dickinson Harvey Relief Fund application.
Puerto Ricans at Risk of Waterborne Disease Outbreaks in Wake of Maria
Waterborne illnesses are on the rise in Puerto Rico in the wake Hurricane Maria — and health professionals fear the storm's aftermath could unleash an epidemic on the devastated island.
5 Years After Sandy, Has NYC Done Enough?
City officials — taking a gamble with $20 billion worth of resiliency programs — say it's certainly worth a shot to plan for extreme weather events.
Triple-Digit Heat and Gusty Winds Fuel Extreme Wildfire Threat in California
Santa Ana winds and extreme heat mean "the most dangerous fire weather conditions that Southwest California has seen in the past few years," forecasters said.
Houston Suburb to Harvey Relief Applicants: Don't Boycott Israel
The application, recently posted online, includes a provision requiring people to vow in writing that they will not boycott Israel.
Firefighters Stop Spread of Some Large Blazes in California
The number of deaths in the wildfires burning in Northern California has risen to 42, and 50 people remain missing in Sonoma County.
Residents of Flame-Ravaged Sonoma Yearn for Normal
Reminders of the deadly fires that ripped through wine country are virtually everywhere in the Northern California city of Sonoma.
Couple of 55 Years Braved Fires in a Pool. She Died in His Arms.
A couple jumped into a pool to escape the raging wildfire around them for hours, but it wasn't enough — the husband held his wife as she took her last breath.
College Student Crowdfunds $82,000 for Puerto Rico
Carnegie Mellon junior Rosana Guernica has crowdfunded tens of thousands of dollars and reserved a plane to deliver emergency supplies to Puerto Ricans in need.
Family Finds Beloved Dog Alive Amid California Wildfires
The Weaver family believed their beloved dog, Izzy, had perished in the California wildfires, but she emerged alive and happy and is now reunited with them.
Couple Pulls Off Wine Country Wedding Despite Wildfire
Rick Grenis and Bonnie Frazier were determined to have the wine country wedding of their dreams, defying the devastation caused by deadly wildfires.
California Fires Emitted a Year's Worth of Car Pollution
"Some of the air quality readings are-off-the-chart bad. There are people who didn't even have issues before that are experiencing issues now."
Death Toll in California Fires Rises to 31, Hundreds Missing
Exhausted firefighters continued to fight the 21 firestorms raging simultaneously across the state's wine country, including Napa and Sonoma counties.
'Atom Bomb': Santa Rosa Residents Confront Devastation
All that remained in some lots in suburban Santa Rosa, California, were scorched washing machines and ash-covered cars.
Fire Weather to Persist as Crews Battle California Blazes
Weather that's exacerbated wildfire conditions will persist for at least two more days, and a fire official said, "It's going to be a long haul."
Death Toll Climbs to 21 From Wildfires in Northern California
Authorities continued to struggle with containing the firestorms raging simultaneously across the state's celebrated wine country.
Death Toll Climbs to at Least 15 in California Wildfires
Firefighters were counting on cooler weather and weakening winds Tuesday to help in their fight against at least 17 large blazes.
California Wildfires Force Evacuations Near San Francisco
Firefighters are battling several wind-whipped fires that forced evacuations of rural neighborhoods in Northern California.
Nate Downgraded to Tropical Depression After Mississippi Landfall
Nate weakened to a tropical depression on Sunday afternoon after making landfall near Biloxi, Mississippi, as a dangerous Category 1 hurricane the night before.
Hurricane Nate Strengthens as it Approaches Gulf Coast
A tropical storm moving towards Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama strengthened to a hurricane Friday night, and authorities urged residents to prepare.
Tropical Storm Nate Gets Stronger, Takes Aim at Gulf Coast
Deadly Tropical Storm Nate was about 60 miles east-northeast of Isla Guanaja, Honduras and "heading for the ... the Gulf of Mexico in a hurry," the NHC said.