When Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Panhandle four months ago, it left damage across an 80-mile swath, leveling homes and schools. The school board now has tough decisions to make for the hundreds of students who stayed.
On the first stop of his yearlong journey, the 52 Places Traveler makes it his mission to get off the beaten path and into the island.
In 2005, Roland J. Bourgeois Jr., 55, opened fire at three young men crossing through his neighborhood to reach an evacuation site.
A white man who fired a shotgun at three black men in a race-based attack amid the devastation of Hurricane Katrina was set for sentencing Thursday in a federal courtroom in New Orleans.
Mr. Long was praised for the agency’s handling of Hurricane Harvey, but criticism over its Hurricane Maria response and his reported misuse of government vehicles shadowed him.
With a victory against the Wild, the Islanders improved to 15-2-1 in back-to-back games. The Devils beat the Hurricanes, and the Ducks fired Coach Randy Carlyle.
In the game that took place after a 45-minute ceremony, the current Rangers, who are not in a playoff spot, could not break through against Carolina.
Nearly a year and a half after Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, many are still far from a full recovery. The city has received more than $1 billion in federal funds for long-term housing recovery.
Hurricane Maria led to a host of new plans to fix island barrios plagued by chronic flooding. A look at the Vietnam neighborhood shows why they may never be achieved.
A plan to protect the Lower East Side from flooding was just rejected by the city, replaced with a drastic revision that costs twice as much but does not disrupt traffic.
The partial government shutdown has kept storm researchers from updating forecast models and emergency managers from disaster training.
When news of natural disasters or man-made ones break in the U.S., Julie Bloom taps a variety of tools to communicate with reporters, edit stories and get them published.
A sweeping new climate report warns that the United States will have to spend billions of dollars to protect coastlines, rebuild sewers and overhaul farming. Here are some places to start.
By the end of this century, some parts of the world could face as many as six climate-related crises at the same time, researchers have concluded.
Underwater audio recordings rescued from Hurricane Harvey showed that the urge to spawn was more powerful than a category 4 storm.
A Senate inquiry called for tougher standards after last year’s hurricane season resulted in fatal heat strokes and chaotic evacuations at nursing homes.