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People walk the flooded waters on Hopper Road, September 19, 2019, in Houston, Texas.

A tropical storm is flooding Texas with up to 43 inches of rain, just 2 weeks after Hurricane Dorian. Here’s why storms are getting stronger, sl...

Officials say flooding from Imelda is worse than that of Hurricane Harvey. Climate change is making storms stronger, wetter, and more frequent.

3 people have died as Tropical Depression Imelda strikes Texas with flash floods ‘worse than Harvey’

Tropical Depression Imelda may drop up to 35 inches of rain onto southeastern Texas, the same region devastated by Hurricane Harvey.
A Deltec home remains standing in Mexico Beach, Florida, after Hurricane Michael.

These round homes have survived every major hurricane in the last 50 years, including Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. Take a look.

Deltec Homes' round, aerodynamic designs have withstood previous hurricanes like Harvey, Irma, and Michael.

Federal emergency funds benefit richer, whiter communities, studies show

An analysis found that emergency funding has disproportionately benefited wealthier communities with higher rates of white, non-Hispanic residents.

Hurricane Michael blasted Florida with up to 155 mph winds. Here’s how it compares to other destructive storms in US history.

Here's how Hurricanes Florence and Michael compare to other devastating storms that have hit the US in recent history. In many cases, the wind speed isn't the only factor in how costly the storms were.
Hurricane Harvey is pictured off the coast of Texas, from aboard the International Space Station.

The 16 most destructive hurricanes in US history

The US has seen plenty of catastrophic and costly storms during hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean, which lasts from June through November. Single events have caused billions of dollars in damage.
Unfortunately, large-scale data breaches aren't the only opportunity for criminals to steal your information.

Thieves are using regular people’s names and identities to swindle the US government in a new scam that puts anyone at risk

Equifax exposed the personal information of 143 million Americans — and fraudsters may be using that data to apply for FEMA disaster relief.
People are rescued from a neighborhood flooded by Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas, August 28, 2017.

The Coast Guard chief describes how the US remains unprepared to deal with the effects of climate change

The US military, despite Trump's directives otherwise, has continued to prepare for the effects of climate change, but the US public still has work to do.

The ‘extremely active’ 2017 hurricane season is finally over — here are the insane records it set

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season was a top-10 hurricane season by most metrics. It set a few all-time records as well.

Auto-dealers’ stocks got a bump after the hurricanes — but that appears to be ending

The hurricanes wrecked so many cars that they gave a boost to auto sales, as well as automakers' and auto-dealers' stocks.