It’s been five months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, and as of Monday, some 400,000 people on the island are still without power. The blackout is considered the longest in U.S. history. Now, recovery efforts are faced with a new hurdle as Puerto Rico’s power company struggles to find the money to keep operating. […]
Once an unspoilt Caribbean paradise, last September, Hurricane Irma turned the island of Barbuda into a scene of devastation. But months later, many residents continue to accuse the government of a land grab, by amending laws which have kept the island under common ownership since slavery ended in the 1830s. Barbudan campaigners have brought legal…
(North Carolina State University) Research finds that altruism -- and social media -- can help corporations cultivate trust with consumers on mobile devices during and after natural disasters, such as hurricanes.
An intense low pressure system in the North Atlantic was producing significant wave heights of an incredible 19 meters (62 feet) on Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. This is a very dangerous storm with hurricane force winds and extreme waves in some of the main shipping lanes between Europe and the United States. Show More Summary
Freshman Lonnie Walker IV scored 19 points, hitting 5 of 7 from 3-point range, and his deep 3 gave Miami the lead for good as the Hurricanes rode a late 13-0 burst to a 77-74 Atlantic Coast Conference win over Notre Dame
25% of the island is without power, and the Trump administration does nothing. As this week marks five months since Hurricane Maria battered the island of Puerto Rico, more than a quarter of the island remains without power, marking the longest blackout in U.S. Show More Summary
(Britta Pedersen/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images) W hen Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in late September, hospitals across the mainland United States already faced intermittent shortages of intravenous fluids. But the Category...Show More Summary
Taylor Hall scored on a rebound with 22 seconds left in overtime, giving the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes
WASHINGTON — President Trump is a force of nature. Actually, he is a full-blown meteorological phenomenon. This week, what in any other presidency would have been a Category 5 hurricane made landfall at the White House. It felt more like a drizzle. The president’s personal lawyer confirmed that he paid $130,000 to porn star Stormy [...]Show More Summary
A developing hurricane force storm low over the west-central North Atlantic continues to move eastward at 35 knots producing winds of 55-75 knots with significant wave heights up to 12 meters (40 feet) within 180 NM south and 120 NM west of the center. Show More Summary
The Perez family’s guava-colored home stands out in the Cerro Calero section of Aguadilla, in northwestern Puerto Rico. It’s not only the home’s faint pink exterior, or the roof, temporarily covered with a blue protective sheet, that make this house distinct. It’s also not the extension cords coming...
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More than 200 patients were evacuated to the mainland United States when hurricanes blasted their islands last fall. Many are still in Atlanta, unable to go home safely.
Saturday’s basketball game between Syracuse and Miami may not have been terribly important to the ACC standings, with the Orange’s 6-7 record putting them in 11th place and the Hurricanes at sixth with a 7-6 mark. But the matchup definitely has NCAA Tournament implications. Show More Summary
Syracuse is playing in Miami on Saturday, the first game that the Hurricanes have played at home since the shooting at Parkland, Florida’s, Stoneman Douglas High School. Both teams wore warmup shirts honoring the victims of the shooting prior to the game: The Syracuse players are joining the Miami players in wearing these t-shirts today.
Islanders pick up second consecutive shutout, move ahead of Carolina into playoff position
Thomas Greiss stopped 45 shots for his first shutout of the season, and the New York Islanders beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-0
Watt raised more than $37 million in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey