The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a $19 billion disaster-relief bill to help several states and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes, floods and wildfires -- after President Trump backed off from his demand that border security money be added to the package.
The Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be close to "normal" this year but it only takes one storm to devastate a community, government forecasters said Thursday.
Government forecasters predict as many as 15 named storms, and as many as four major hurricanes, during the season which begins June 1 and stretches to Nov. 30
On the cusp of the 2019 hurricane season and in the wake of two busy hurricane seasons, strengthening the nation’s resilience for disasters is a top FEMA priority.
The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season got off to an early start on Monday as the first named storm formed out over the Atlantic southwest of Bermuda.
"Mr. Winslow, the defendant in this case, has been given much but it was not enough," San Diego County Deputy District Attorney Dan Owens told the jury. "He took what he wanted."
The programming decision was made after President Trump pledged hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the hurricane-hit Florida Panhandle.
The official start of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season may be more than a week away, but a system may develop out at sea as soon as Monday, according to forecasters.
With their seventh win in a row, Boston return to the Cup finals after winning them in 2011 and losing to Chicago two years later.
The Boston Bruins swept the Carolina Hurricanes out of the Eastern Conference final, winning 4-0 on Thursday night to reach their third Stanley Cup Final in nine years.
In less than two weeks, hurricane season officially gets underway, yet Mexico Beach is still struggling to rebuild and parts of the once idyllic beach resort remain a debris-cluttered wasteland.
Researchers from industry, academia and government agencies are finding new ways to repair the problems of hurricanes, flooding, drought and wildfires.
The Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Tuesday night, taking a 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference final after Chris Wagner and Brad Marchand scored 5:07 apart in the second period.
With a five-goal, third-period lead and the Bruins still not done scoring, the crowd in the new Boston Garden began a throaty chant of "We want the Cup!"
Matt Grzelcyk scored twice — his first career multigoal game — and Tuukka Rask made 21 saves for Boston, which scored the first six goals of the game.
The House has passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases.
Twenty-eight seconds apart, Marcus Johansson and Patrice Bergeron scored on power plays during a four-goal outburst as Boston rallied from a third-period deficit to beat Carolina 5-2 on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Two power-play goals 28 seconds apart helped Boston to a third-period comeback in the opening game of the Eastern Conference finals.
The Carolina Hurricanes had not made the playoffs since 2009. In the conference finals, they face a team with plenty of recent postseason experience: the Boston Bruins.
In the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday, President Donald Trump was set to view recovery efforts and lingering damage from last year's Hurricane Michael before holding an evening campaign rally.