When record-breaking floodwaters inundated a Florida jail, sending clothes dryers floating and natural gas seeping into the building that was running on generator power, no outside agency had the authority to force county officials to move the 600 men and women locked inside.
Which would scare you more if you heard that it was coming straight at South Florida – Hurricane Victor or Hurricane Victoria?
The Sunshine State will back Mississippi in a lawsuit over flood insurance rates, but Florida will not file its own lawsuit.
Two decades after experiencing a nearly total loss in Hurricane Andrew, investigative reporter Al Sunshine shares his personal experience and veteran advice to those on the East Coast recovering in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
While there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.
The Gulf Coast took a direct hit from Hurricane Isaac Tuesday night.
As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.
Major changes in American life have slammed the newspaper industry in recent years. And today comes news that a major U.S. city will no longer have a daily newspaper.