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Florida's farmers plot new course after Hurricane Michael's deadly tear

Storm’s assault through Panhandle has left growers moving away from traditional farming towards alternatives like hemp and hopsHurricane Michael’s deadly tear through Florida’s Panhandle four months ago will help fuel a transformation of the state’s agricultural industry, experts are predicting, with significant numbers of growers moving away from ...

New Orleans man sentenced in last major legal action stemming from Hurricane Katrina

A federal judge sentenced a New Orleans man to prison Thursday, bringing an end to high-profile legal actions that stem from the violent aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

NY Times /
White Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Shooting Black Men After Hurricane Katrina

In 2005, Roland J. Bourgeois Jr., 55, opened fire at three young men crossing through his neighborhood to reach an evacuation site.

USA Today /
Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets dirty with Team Rubicon during hurricane clean-up efforts in Florida

The two-time Daytona 500 winner carried logs and cleared debris in the Florida Panhandle, where Hurricane Michael left about $1 billion in ...

NY Times /
Brock Long, FEMA Administrator, Resigns After Two Turbulent Years

Mr. Long was praised for the agency’s handling of Hurricane Harvey, but criticism over its Hurricane Maria response and his reported misuse of ...

Washinton Post /
Hurricanes are strengthening faster in the Atlantic, and climate change is a big reason why, scientists say

A startling study says that the most devastating storms -- those, like Hurricane Michael, which intensify rapidly -- are already more common.

NY Times /
Florida Secretary of State Resigns After Blackface Photos Surface

Michael Ertel resigned after a newspaper obtained photos from 2005 showing him dressed for a Halloween party as a “victim” of Hurricane Katrina.

Chef José Andrés will serve free meals daily to furloughed federal workers in Washington

José Andrés' team will open a kitchen and café Wednesday on Pennsylvania Avenue between the US Capitol and the White House to serve free hot meals to federal workers with valid ID.

Chef José Andrés serves free meals to furloughed federal workers in DC

In the past few years renowned chef José Andrés and his nonprofit have served millions of free meals to needy Americans after such natural disasters as Hurricane Maria and the California wildfires.

The Guardian /
Two years of Donald Trump as president – in pictures

From tossing paper towels to Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico to rallying, here are some of the images that mark the first two years of Donald ...

Puerto Rico received lopsided hurricane disaster aid compared to Texas and Florida, study says

In 2017, Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria hit the United States between August and September. The storms killed more 3,200 people and caused more ...

Elizabeth Warren brings populist economic message to Puerto Rico

In a speech in San Juan, Warren discussed the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and Puerto Rico's financial woes

Study: Puerto Rico received slower, less "generous" federal aid than Texas, Florida

Survivors of hurricanes Harvey and Irma received millions more in FEMA funds than Hurricane María survivors, according to the study

Washinton Post /
Elizabeth Warren pledges help during visit to Puerto Rico

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren is visiting Puerto Rico as she considers a run for president, promising to help the island rebuild from Hurricane Maria and support laws that would offer the U.S. territory equal treatment and debt relief

Study: Puerto Rico got slower, less "generous" federal aid than Texas, Florida

Survivors of hurricanes Harvey and Irma received millions more in FEMA funds than Hurricane María survivors, according to the study

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AP-NORC Poll: Disasters Influence Thinking on Climate Change

When it comes to their views on climate change, Americans are looking at natural disasters and their local weather, according to a new ...

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