Florida Gov. Rick Scott is ordering the closing of all schools, colleges and universities throughout the state.
As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida’s southern coast, the nation’s emergency management chief is warning that ‘millions’ of residents could be without power, in some instances for weeks.
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Lorena skirted along the east coast of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula late Friday, prompting new warnings and watches for coastal areas but apparently sparing a direct hit on the resort-studded twin cities of Los Cabos. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Lorena was a Category 1 storm with […]
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Lorena spared the resort-studded twin cities of Los Cabos a direct hit and was reduced to a tropical storm Saturday as it headed up the east coast of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula. The U.S. National Hurricane Center downgraded Lorena to a tropical storm Saturday afternoon, saying it has […]
First, he fed an island. Now, he’s cooking for families in North Carolina. Award winning Chef Jose Andres and an army of volunteers are “Chefs for Carolina.”
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Humberto blew off rooftops, toppled trees and knocked out power as it blew past the British Atlantic island of Bermuda. But officials said Thursday that the Category 3 storm caused no reported deaths. “We’ve made it through and everyone is safe,” Premier David Burt said. “That’s what is most important.” Security […]
As Hurricane Irma lashes the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, farther north, states of emergency have been declared in Florida and South Carolina, where residents are bracing for the monster storm.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s political turmoil seemed to be at least temporarily easing on Monday with attention shifting from protests to policy following the replacement governor’s move to suspend a hurricane recovery contract. In one of her first moves as governor, Wanda Vázquez announced late Sunday that she was scrutinizing a […]
Puerto Rico’s political crisis appeared to deepen on Wednesday as the island’s outgoing governor and legislators — including those from his own party — clashed over who should be the next leader of a U.S. territory unbalanced by massive protests.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Raequan Williams knocked the ball out, and Kenny Willekes recovered it in the end zone. When Michigan State’s defensive linemen are playing like this, the Spartans’ offense has plenty of margin for error. Willekes recovered two fumbles, including one for a touchdown, and No. 18 Michigan State manhandled Tulsa 28-7 […]