In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has wasted no time using his territory’s recovery as an opportunity to push policy proposals that are right out of the “disaster capitalism” playbook.
A storm unloads at least 8 inches of snow in parts of North Carolina. Even Mississippi beaches get a coating, and icicles hang in normally balmy New Orleans.
Longtime residents are being pushed out of apartments to make way for tourists in the U.S. and Europe.
The storm comes ashore at the mouth of the Mississippi River, pelting the central Gulf Coast region with strong winds and heavy rain.
Because there was no mandatory evacuation, people of all races and classes remained in Harvey's path, not just folks who couldn’t afford to leave.
Emergency rescue resources and shelters in Houston are overloaded as officials push to minimize the fallout from the monster storm.
DOJ plans to withhold federal funding from jurisdictions where law enforcement personnel do not cooperate with immigration authorities.
A pair of new studies shows how American climate refugees will "reshape" the population landscape of the nation.
Researchers say it is already too late for Miami and New Orleans, which will be overcome by rising sea levels caused by man-made climate change. Under a worst-case scenario, New York could be unlivable by 2085.