National Atheist Group Rages Over FEMA’s New Policy Toward Churches

US | Joshua Gill
Texas Governor Greg Abbott (L) reacts as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a church relief center during a visit with flood survivors and volunteers of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas, U.S., September 2, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘This is a jaw-dropping abrogation’

Trump’s Puerto Rico Czar Is Smart Policy

op-ed | David Williams
Puerto Rico Getty Images/Joe Raedle

Taxpayers deserve legitimate oversight into the recovery and rebuilding of the island

Puerto Rico's Death Toll Could Be 17 Times Higher Than Official Stats

Energy | Chris White
FILE PHOTO: Cars drive under a partially collapsed utility pole, after the island was hit by Hurricane Maria in September, in Naguabo, Puerto Rico. (Photo: REUTERS/Alvin Baez)

‘Evidence that that increase is probably due to the hurricane’

FEMA First Responders May Have To Return Overtime Pay From Disaster Relief Work

Politics | Nick Givas
FEMA US Homeland Security Citizen and Immigration Services Flyer Closeup (Shutterstock)

Could be forced to work without compensation

Right Now, Global Hurricane Activity Is The Lowest It's Been Since 1960

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Hurricane Irma over Florida along with Hurricane Jose in the western Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic was pretty busy, though

People Are Leaving Puerto Rico In Droves After Hurricane Maria

World | Chris White
FILE PHOTO: Cars drive under a partially collapsed utility pole, after the island was hit by Hurricane Maria in September, in Naguabo, Puerto Rico October 20, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Alvin Baez/File Photo)

More than 100,000 people

Beer Made In Honor Of Chainsaw Nun From Hurricane Irma

US | Joshua Gill
Nun With A Chainsaw Beer (youtube screenshot/CBS Miami)

Piney and tropical flavors

We Need Financial Oversight For Puerto Rico's Hurricane Recovery

Opinion | David Williams

Endemic corruption and incompetence has left Puerto Rico unable to help itself.

Will Texas And Florida Really Need Immigrant Labor To Rebuild?

Politics | Will Racke
Charlie Briganti, is joined by his mother-in-law, Juanita Hurt, and wife, Jenny Briganti as they look at where their townhouse once stood on the San Jacinto River in the aftermath of tropical storm Harvey in Kingwood, Houston, Texas, U.S. September 9, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Americans available

Hurricane Nate Makes Landfall And Is Moving At Record Breaking Speed

Energy | Chris White
Motorists form long queue to get sandbags at Kissimmee, in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Irma making landfall, in Florida

Nate’s core moved north at 20 mph … the fastest on record

Hurricanes Expected To Knock 100,000 Jobs Off The Next Jobs Report

US | Tim Pearce
FILE PHOTO: A car dealership is covered by Hurricane Harvey floodwaters near Houston

‘The average hurricane since the 1980s takes about 50,000 off’

Hurricane Group Sex In Florida Ends In Death And Tragedy

US | Eric Owens

A short, balding white Hispanic cross-dresser who wears a blond wig remains on the lam

Pacific Typhoon Season Gets Off To An 'Unusual' Start

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Hurricane Maria which bore down menacingly on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday after devastating the tiny island nation of Dominica and Hurricane Jose (top) are both seen in the Atlantic Ocean in this NOAA's GOES East satellite image taken at 21:45 p.m. EDT on September 19, 2017 (0145 UTC, September 20, 2017). Courtesy NASA/NOAA GOES Project/Handout via REUTERS

‘This is quite unusual’

Puerto Rico Edges Toward Recovery Ahead Of Trump's Arrival

US | Chris White
Power lines are seen near Guayama after Hurricane Maria, in Puerto Rico, September 29, 2017 REUTERS/Alvin Baez

Nearly 50 percent of Puerto Ricans have had their cellphone service restored

Pentagon: Majority Of Puerto Rico Gas Stations And Grocery Stores Now Open

US | Saagar Enjeti
ATLANTIC OCEAN (Oct. 1, 2017) The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), center, conducts an underway replenishment with the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12), left, and the fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6). Comfort is underway to support humanitarian relief operations in Puerto Rico. The Department of Defense is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the lead federal agency, in helping those affected by Hurricane Maria to minimize suffering and is one component of the overall whole-of-government response effort. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ernest R. Scott/Released)171001-N-ZN152-0045 Join the conversation: http://www.navy.mil/viewGallery.asp http://www.facebook.com/USNavy http://www.twitter.com/USNavy http://navylive.dodlive.mil http://pinterest.com https://plus.google.com

Other critical services have yet to be restored

Amid Hurricane Recovery, Virgin Islands Lawmaker Goes After 'Certain Ethnic Groups' For Not Being Charitable Enough

Energy | Michael Bastasch
A badly damaged neighborhood is seen from a Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey surveying the aftermath from Hurricane Maria in St. Croix U.S. Virgin Islands

‘They remain closed off, they rarely give back’

Menendez Skips Off To Caribbean During Trial Break

US | David Krayden
Senator Bob Menendez (C) arrives to face trial for federal corruption charges with his children Alicia Menendez (L) and Robert Melendez, Jr. (R) at United States District Court for the District of New Jersey in Newark, New Jersey, U.S., September 6, 2017. REUTERS/Joe Penney

‘President Trump should request more funding to assist Puerto Rico’s Medicaid program…’