Puerto Rico is getting some much-needed financial help. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development says it’s awarding the island $1.5 billion to help it recover from hurricanes Irma and Maria. The money will help with homes and businesses that were badly damaged on the island.
It was a year we won’t soon forget.
A Florida nursing home where a dozen patients died after Hurricane Irma knocked out power has closed and laid off its 245 employees, according to a notice to state officials.
People in Connecticut have strong ties to Puerto Rico, with many having friends and family still on the island.
School districts on the U.S. mainland are making plans to accommodate a possible influx of students from hurricane-battered Puerto Rico.
The U.S. lost 33,000 jobs in September after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hit Texas, Florida and other Southeastern states. It was the first decline in nearly seven years.
A tropical storm in the southwestern Caribbean is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane that could affect the U.S. Gulf Coast.
The catastrophic Atlantic hurricane season officially ends Thursday.
President Donald Trump’s approval rating for handling the federal government’s response to recent hurricanes has dropped 20 points in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.
UConn football appeared to be picking up some momentum, having won two straight games coming into Saturday night’s showdown with Missouri.