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Harvey, the Storm That Humans Helped Cause

Even before the devastation from Harvey, southeastern Texas was enduring a year unlike any before.<p>The daily surface temperature of the Gulf of Mexico last winter never dropped below 73 degrees. You can probably guess how many previous times that had happened: Zero.<p>This sort of heat has a specific …

Climate Change

The place where 10,000 people are living after Harvey

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thousands of wet and weary victims from Hurricane Harvey poured into the George R. Brown Convention Center to find dry land.<p>The second they arrived at the center, Fantaci Villanueva says she and her family instantly felt hope. They had been stuck as their second-floor apartment home filled …

Extreme Weather

Harvey death toll surpasses 30; more fatalities expected

HOUSTON (AP) — Now that the sun is finally shining and the murky, brown floodwaters are slowly receding in much of the Houston area, grim reality is …

Search goes on for Harvey survivors, Trump requests aid

ORANGE, Texas/HOUSTON (Reuters) - Rescuers searched painstakingly through flooded neighborhoods across southeastern Texas on Friday for people stranded by Hurricane Harvey's deluge as President Donald Trump asked Congress for $7.85 billion in federal disaster relief.<p>The storm, one of the costliest …

Extreme Weather

Houston braces for more flooding, chemical plant fires out

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities carried out a controlled burn Sunday at a chemical plant damaged by Harvey, sending small flames and gray smoke into the …

Landlords demand rent for flooded homes from Hurricane Harvey victims

Victims of Hurricane Harvey have spoken out after landlords demanded rent from their flooded, uninhabitable homes.<p>As they piece their lives back together, buying new furniture and other belongings after replacing those lost and finding alternate accommodation, some have been slapped with fees from …