HUD says it is releasing more than $8 billion in aid to Puerto Rico aid. The deadline to do so was in September. The aid is for rebuilding after devastating Hurricanes Maria and Irma struck in 2017.
Former staffers face multiple counts of aggravated manslaughter. Some face charges of tampering. State officials ruled deaths of 12 patients at a nursing home after a 2017 hurricane were homicides.
A dozen patients' deaths were ruled homicides. They died after Irma knocked out power to the air conditioning system at the South Florida center in 2017.
The agency was ordered to continue payments for Puerto Rico disaster survivors living in hotels after their homes were destroyed nearly 11 months ago. The extension expires on Aug. 31.
Country star Kenny Chesney went into the studio as therapy after hurricanes tore through the U.S. Virgin Islands, the place he calls home. Those sessions became his latest album, Songs for the Saints.
The Internet relies on a network of cables, many buried underground along U.S. coastlines. A new analysis finds sea level rise could put thousands of miles of cable underwater in the next 15 years.
Some top researchers now say that climate change has led to stronger hurricanes. Now, there's a push to expand the wind scale to include a Category 6 for winds as powerful as those seen last year.
Eight months after hurricanes Irma and Maria, an emergency repair program has just started in the Virgin Islands. A program to rebuild thousands of destroyed homes is still months away.
As the 2018 hurricane season begins, experts and emergency managers have been studying last year's evacuations before Hurricane Irma. Nearly 7 million people left Florida to escape the hurricane.