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Top 7 Tips to Prepare for Tropical Storm Arthur or Other Natural Disasters
As Tropical Storm Arthur strengthens, several states are on guard for potential damage. North Carolina is on official hurricane alert while Florida and South Carolina have been issued tropical storm watches. The last time a hurricane hit the United States was in 2012 with Hurricane Isaac. While it
Top Six Myths, Facts About Disaster Insurance
After severe storms and tornadoes struck the Midwest over the weekend, killing at least six people and injuring many more, business owners and households will spend the next months trying to piece their lives back together. The type of property damage varies across the country from the weekend's
Dangerous Floods, Hurricane and Landslide Devastate Mexico
Death toll climbs as Hurricane Manuel regained strength and caused major destruction.
Just In Time For Christmas - Fiscal Cliff Chaos (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: BOEHNER PULLS ‘PLAN B’: ABC’S John Parkinson, Devin Dwyer, and Sunlen Miller report that House Speaker John Boehner tried and failed to win enough votes to pass his fiscal cliff “Plan B” option, and in a...
To Woo Republican Support, Sandy Aid Bill Plumped Up With Money for Another Hurricane
Without mentioning them by name, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., singled out today specific Republican senators, calling on them to help pass the supplemental aid package for victims of Hurricane Sandy. The call was also backed up quietly with some money. Late Wednesday night...
2012 Year in Review: 'GMA' Looks Back
Election 2012, Trayvon Martin, Whitney Houston, Hurricane Sandy and gun violence made news.
The Year With Katie Couric: Politics
With Biden's mouth, Ryan's muscles and Romney's hair, 2012 proved politics can be fun.
5 Parts of the Country with Labor Shortages
Friday's jobs report will likely continue to show the troubling picture for low-skill workers, but some regions of the country are in dire need of workers. In the booming oil country around Minot, N.D., for example, Menards, a home improvement chain, is having trouble filling jobs. Its solution is
What You Should Know Before Donating to a Disaster Charity or Paying a Contractor
The Department of Justice has warned of the potential for disaster fraud in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, which ravaged millions of homes and businesses along the Atlantic Coast, and as of Friday morning, had left more than 3.6 million people in 11 states without power. Suspected fraudulent
Top Six Things to Know About Flooding After Hurricane Sandy
The extent of the devastation to homes and businesses caused by Sandy is still emerging, but it is already being estimated in the tens of billions of dollars. The overwhelming cause of the damage was flooding which inundated whole towns, broke gas mains, swamped power stations and crippled the