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Harvey Aftermath

Harvey Aftermath

Harvey was a category 4 hurricane then became a flooding event on the Texas Gulf Coast

Sunday, Sep 10, 2017 at 02:21 AM EDT

Aerial Spraying to Control Mosquitoes After Harvey

Aerial Spraying to Control Mosquitoes After Harvey

Texas health officials say the Federal Emergency Management Agency will use military planes to spray chemicals near Houston to help control disease-carrying mosquitoes following Hurricane Harvey. Texas...

Saturday, Sep 9, 2017 at 12:54 AM EDT

Almanac Forecast: Hurricanes Will Favor Atlantic Seaboard

Almanac Forecast: Hurricanes Will Favor Atlantic Seaboard

he annual Old Farmer's Almanac, which claims an 80 percent accuracy rate in its forecasts, predicted the possibility of a major hurricane along the Atlantic Seaboard, but didn't have the same insight about...

Friday, Sep 8, 2017 at 06:20 PM EDT

Trump Signs $15.3 Billion Harvey Aid Package

Trump Signs $15.3 Billion Harvey Aid Package

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a massive package of $15.3 billion in disaster aid linked to an increase in the nation's borrowing authority.

Friday, Sep 8, 2017 at 06:57 AM EDT

Officers, Medics Sue Over Chemical Plant Fire After Harvey

Officers, Medics Sue Over Chemical Plant Fire After Harvey

Seven sheriff's deputies and medical emergency responders who say they were sickened by a chemical fire at a plant outside Houston that flooded during Harvey sued the owner Thursday for gross negligence, seeking...

Sunday, Sep 10, 2017 at 06:32 AM EDT

Harvey Rain Caused Houston to Sink: Geophysicist

Harvey Rain Caused Houston to Sink: Geophysicist

A California geophysicist says the sheer weight of the torrential rains brought by Harvey has caused Houston to sink by 2 centimeters. Chris Milliner, a postdoctoral fellow at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory at...

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 06:04 PM EDT

Trumps Donate $1M to 12 Harvey Relief Charities

Trumps Donate $1M to 12 Harvey Relief Charities

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are donating a total of $1 million to a dozen organizations involved in Harvey relief work, including the American Red Cross, the Salvation Army and Habitat...

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 06:07 AM EDT

Houston's Businesses Inching Back to Work as Waters Recede

Houston's Businesses Inching Back to Work as Waters Recede

More than a week after Harvey poured more than 4 feet of rain on Houston, destroying thousands of cars and leaving hundreds of thousands of families with flood-damaged homes, America's fourth-biggest city is...

Thursday, Sep 7, 2017 at 06:45 AM EDT

Trump Overrules GOP With Deal on Spending, Debt, Harvey Aid

Trump Overrules GOP With Deal on Spending, Debt, Harvey Aid

President Donald Trump briskly overruled congressional Republicans and his own treasury secretary Wednesday to cut a deal with Democrats to keep the government operating and raise America's debt limit. The...

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 06:52 AM EDT

Two Houstons Emerge From Harvey Aftermath: One Wet, One Dry

Two Houstons Emerge From Harvey Aftermath: One Wet, One Dry

In a quest to help Harvey victims, Kelli Shofstall and her son set out on a 165-mile drive from Austin to Houston that led them through neighborhood after neighborhood where the streets were dry and no one...

Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017 at 12:47 PM EDT

Immigrants Are Sought for Labor Shortage in Harvey Recovery

Immigrants Are Sought for Labor Shortage in Harvey Recovery

As a parade of motorists rolled down their windows on the edges of a Houston Home Depot parking lot offering cash, the crowd of day laborers had slowly thinned to about a dozen by mid-morning. The workers...

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