Hurricane Season News
Crews to leave Puerto Rico as $750M Fluor contract nears end
Crews who are helping restore power in Puerto Rico as part of a $750 million federal contract are leaving as a quarter of a million customers remain in the dark more than five months after Hurricane Maria
The Note: Shutdown ends, but costs rise for GOP
The TAKE with Rick Klein Budget peace is messy, sleep-deprived and expensive. And those were only one a few of the steep costs incurred in Washington this week. Overnight Senate and House votes mean one of the shorter and most pointless shutdowns in history will itself be history with a morning
White House reveals who will sit with first lady at State of the Union address
Among the guests are a welder from Ohio, a wounded veteran and two couples whose children were killed by MS-13 gang members.
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez bring hope and relief to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico
The celebrity couple are in Puerto Rico raising awareness to the struggles that the island still faces in the aftermath of a brutal hurricane season.
One family’s story of perseverance through Hurricane Harvey: After Landfall
Five days after Hurricane Harvey slammed into the southern coast of Texas, William Weeks came face to face with his worst nightmare. Just a month before, he and his wife, Danielle Weeks, had been giddy as they moved their two young daughters into an RV park in Port Aransas, Texas. Living by the
Trumps, Pences release their official Christmas portraits
With ten days left until Christmas, the Trumps and Pences released on Thursday their official Christmas portraits -- their first such photos since taking office. First lady Melania Trump tweeted the photo, in which she and President Donald Trump are standing in the Cross Hall of the White House,
FEMA staffers could be billed for overtime after hurricanes
Over the past three months, FEMA Disaster Operations Director Marty Bahamonde has been home just once, for a two-week stretch. He's spent the other eight weeks amidst calamity. Bahamonde deployed to Texas on Aug. 24, as Hurricane Harvey pummeled Houston. Six weeks later, he flew straight to Puerto
Deadly, extremely active 2017 Atlantic hurricane season ends today
Today is the last day of the 2017 Atlantic Basin hurricane season , which has left hundreds dead and was the most active season since 2005, the year of Katrina. This year had triple the usual amount of major hurricanes: six major hurricanes, as opposed to the norm of two. In total, there were 10
Massive effort to help animals in need of homes
People are turning out in droves at animal shelters, ready to meet their newest family members.
Budget travel tips
Expedia's Courtney Scott breaks down the best places to get last-minute deals.