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A woman tries to walks out from her house after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Salinas, Puerto Rico, September 21, 2017.

Puerto Rico was just hit by an island-wide power outage — here are the best charities to donate to for victims of Hurricane Maria

On Wednesday, Puerto Rico suffered a power outage that could last up to 36 hours, due to its unstable power grid following Hurricane Maria. Here's how to help.
Even Warren Buffett occasionally takes a loss.

Warren Buffett says Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria dealt his bread-and-butter businesses a loss for the first time in 14 years

Warren Buffett's insurance business — "the engine that for 51 years has powered Berkshire’s growth" — took a loss for the first time in 14 years in 2017.
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.
Boats all over the Florida Keys are still washing up after Hurricane Irma.

Piles of garbage and debris still litter Florida’s streets months after Hurricane Irma — and recovery is still far away

A return to any sort of "normal" for many people is still years away — and most places hit by the storms will never be the same.

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.
Donald Trump, sitting between Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello and first lady Melania Trump, during a briefing on the hurricane in Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico is allowing funeral homes to burn the bodies of people killed by Hurricane Maria without counting them in the official death toll

There's confusion over just how many people have been killed by Hurricane Maria, which hit Puerto Rico last month as hundreds of bodies are cremated.
Much of the Caribbean is open for business.

Here’s what you should know before planning a trip to the Caribbean this winter

Despite the damage done by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, many Caribbean Islands are open for tourism this winter.

Tesla just unveiled its first battery project in Puerto Rico that will restore power to a children’s hospital

Tesla just unveiled the very first infrastructure in Puerto Rico that will run on its Powerpack batteries and solar panels: Hospital del Niño.

4 out of 5 Puerto Ricans are still without power — but darkness is far from the island’s biggest problem

Puerto Rico is struggling to keep its vulnerable populations alive as hospitals deal with the lack of power and supplies of medications run low.