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After Irma

After Irma

Complete coverage of Hurricane Irma, a monster storm that struck Florida

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 02:57 PM EDT

Florida Takes Stock of Irma's Damage to Crops

Florida Takes Stock of Irma's Damage to Crops

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is scheduled to survey agricultural damage in Florida from Hurricane Irma. Perdue will visit the state Monday, starting in Clewiston. According to a news release,...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 11:29 AM EDT

Costs From Major Natural Disasters Can Stress State Budgets

Costs From Major Natural Disasters Can Stress State Budgets

A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding. The combined tab from...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 07:43 AM EDT

Fierce Storms Haven't Slowed Growth Along US Coastlines

Fierce Storms Haven't Slowed Growth Along US Coastlines

Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years, a new Associated Press analysis shows. The latest punishing hurricanes scored bull's-eyes...

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 05:54 AM EDT

Hurricane Maria Closes in on Puerto Rico as Cat. 4

Hurricane Maria Closes in on Puerto Rico as Cat. 4

Hurricane Maria was downgraded to Category 4 and its maximum sustained winds decreased slightly to 155 mph (250 kph), but the storm remained "extremely dangerous," with its core expected to reach southeastern...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 09:59 PM EDT

'Extremely Dangerous' Cat 5 Maria Moves Onshore Dominica

'Extremely Dangerous' Cat 5 Maria Moves Onshore Dominica

The National Hurricane Center in Miami says the eye wall of Category 5 Maria is moving onshore over Dominica. Forecasters say that the "potentially catastrophic" hurricane with 160 mph winds will likely travel...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 03:46 PM EDT

Caribbean Families Separate to Rebuild Lives After Storm

Caribbean Families Separate to Rebuild Lives After Storm

The shrieks of children playing volleyball and the occasional barking of dogs echoed inside Puerto Rico's largest convention center, transformed into a shelter for hurricane victims from other Caribbean islands...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 06:51 AM EDT

Sewage Spills Add to Misery in Hurricane-Battered Florida

Sewage Spills Add to Misery in Hurricane-Battered Florida

As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Loc...

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 at 08:25 AM EDT

Irma Pushes Florida's Poor Closer to Edge of Ruin

Irma Pushes Florida's Poor Closer to Edge of Ruin

Millions of Floridians live in poverty, and an untold number of them have seen their lives up-ended by Irma. Their options, already limited, were narrowed even further when the hurricane destroyed possessions...

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 at 05:35 PM EDT

Trump Dispenses Hoagies, Handshakes in Hurricane Zone

Trump Dispenses Hoagies, Handshakes in Hurricane Zone

President Donald Trump doled out hoagies and handshakes in the sweltering Florida heat on Thursday as he took a firsthand tour of Irma's devastation and liberally dispensed congratulatory words about the federal...

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 at 12:23 AM EDT

Manager of Nursing Home Where 8 Died Has Been Charged Before

Manager of Nursing Home Where 8 Died Has Been Charged Before

The manager of a Florida nursing home where eight people died following Hurricane Irma has a history of health-care fraud accusations. Federal court records show the U.S. Attorney's Office in Miami filed civil...

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Here is complete coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, the strongest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded north of the Caribbean and east of the Gulf of Mexico. It battered Florida after bringing destruction to islands in the Caribbean
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East Carolina Holds Off UConn 41-38 in Rescheduled Game

Thomas Sirk threw for 426 yards and three touchdowns, and East Carolina held off UConn 41-38 on Sunday in the conference opener for both teams.