U.S. home sales fell 1.7 percent in August, pulled down by the effects of Hurricane Harvey and a worsening shortage of available properties. The National Association of Realtors says sales … Click to Continue »
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma created headaches for business owners and managers along the southern United States. A natural disaster can leave a business inoperable for weeks, and it can affect your company's bottom line. Prepare for such events with a written plan that has several facets. Show More Summary
A Texas man survived a flesh-eating infection he contracted from Hurricane Harvey’s floodwaters after intensive treatment at a Houston hospital. Many victims of such bacterial illnesses suffer a worse fate. But improved therapies and vaccines might be on the way, if scientists can use some new...
As readers should know by now, annual FCC Regulatory Fees are due to be paid by no later than September 26 by all FCC regulatees. However, in recognition of the havoc caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma the FCC has has extended the deadline for regulatees in the areas impacted by those storms (which the...… Continue Reading
"The Wortham [Theater Center's] two theaters, which sit near the banks of Buffalo Bayou, took on up to 12 feet of water during the storm, which flooded its basement and required the removal of the stage floor of the Alice and George Brown Theater."
Actor and activist Leonardo DiCaprio said Tuesday that the recent string of devastating hurricanes — Harvey, Irma and now Maria — shines a light on the climate crisis and should come as a wake-up call for President Donald Trump and the world.
Steve Harvey has been given the cold shoulder by Hollywood! The phony funnyman can’t recruit a single big-name celebrity to guest on his talk show after RadarOnline.com exclusively exposed his sleazy history of lies, bigamy and bigotry! “It’s a disaster!” one insider tattled to Radar. “Execs assumed moving Steve from Chicago to L.A. would make Read More
Hurricane workarounds for industrial production and housing Hurricane Harvey has already affected some of the August data releases. Irma has already started to affect some weekly releases, and will undoubtedly affect the September monthly releases. I have already begun to adjust for the hurricanes in the case of initial jobless claims. But what of the […]
As requests for “immediate help” piled up from people whose lives have been uprooted by Hurricane Harvey, the American Red Cross found itself unable to fulfill its promise of delivering relief assistance to all. The American Red Cross had promised Harvey victims, who have been directly affected by...
Here we go again. So soon after Harvey and Irma, another massive and powerful storm is headed to destruction as Hurricane Maria bears down on Puerto Rico. Reports vary as to whether it is a Category 4 or 5, as the wind speed is right at the break (about 155 to 157 mph sustained winds reported, which is the line.) Gov. Show More Summary
The US EPA has been releasing little information on the toxic impact of Hurricane Harvey, but the Coast Guard is adding up the numbers -- and sharing them. And they don't look good.
Attom Data Solutions' Daren Blomquist says recent hurricanes are expected to cause a dip in home sales in the U.S., as well as potentially weigh on home prices.
Climate change is the culprit. Bill Nye delved into the debate between hurricanes and climate change in recent interviews. When asked by TMZ if Harvey and Irma—as well as Jose and Katia, two other dangerous hurricanes swirling in the...Show More Summary
“We’ve had bigger storms than this. And if you go back into the 1930s and the 1940s and you take a look we’ve had storms over the years that have been bigger than this. If you go back into the teens, you’ll see storms that were as big or bigger. So we did have two […]
Despite devastating weather that sent energy market participants into a frenzy, the average of the 12-month forward curve for WTI remained flat month on month at $50.43/b. However, internal rates of return (IRR) increased across the board due in large part to higher natural gas liquids (NGLs) prices. Show More Summary
Seeing the devastation that Hurricanes Harvey and Irma inflicted, it’s tempting to take solace that Southern California escapes anything but the rare remnant of a tropical storm. But that doesn’t mean we’re spared flooding, reminded two Cal State Fullerton geologists in the wake of Harvey and Irma. Our water events might not have names, but […]
Mandy Harvey is continuing to wow us all with her final performance on America’s Got Talent! The 29-year-old singer, who lost her hearing over 10 years ago and had to teach herself how to sing again, performed an original tune titled “This Time” on Tuesday (September 19) at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. “Seriously, incredible. [...]
As seems to be the norm now when a disaster strikes, people took to Twitter when a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck central Mexico on Tuesday. Just as people posted photos and videos from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, people captured the chaos, and heroism, that unfolded after the quake hit. The temblor’s...
New Trump EPA administrator Scott Pruitt had two choices after hurricanes Harvey and Irma. He could rise to the challenges of his office, or he could tool around the country pooh-poohing people who asked about climate change, givingShow More Summary