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Maria is the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico since 1932.
Another super-powerful storm could bring catastrophic winds and rain to U.S. territories in the Caribbean.
For nursing home residents, evacuations can contribute to serious health effects.
The most powerful hurricane to threaten the Atlantic coast in more than a decade, Irma has swelled into a monster force with maximum sustained winds near 185 mph.
Forecasters called Irma one of the strongest hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic.
Storm’s devastation may force 30,000 people into shelters, officials warn.
As Harvey batters Southeast Texas and floods Houston, reporters for the Washington Post are fanned across the region
More than 9 trillion gallons of water have fallen over eastern Texas as worst-case scenarios unfold.
"The Compact,” a project of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the Anti-Defamation League, aims to refocus American cities on problems of extremism, bigotry and domestic terrorism.
Texas fails to approve a bill requiring people to use the restroom that matches their birth certificate, which was viewed as a swipe against transgender people.