Hurricane

  • Survey: Hurricanes limit hiring in September to 135,000 jobs

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hobbled U.S. hiring last month, with businesses adding just 135,000 jobs, the fewest in nearly a year, a private survey found. Payroll processor ADP says the hiring drop-off in September was concentrated in smaller businesses, particularly smaller retailers, many of which were...
  • Hurricane Harvey Looters Caught on Video!

    Video released by the Houston Police Department Tuesday shows a group of looters breaking into a business during Hurricane Harvey last month. A group of looters can be seen outside a Houston store during Hurricane Harvey. (Credit: Houston Police Department) The video, recorded on Aug. 29, shows a small...
  • Trump quickly switches gears, plans visit and promises aid to Puerto Rico

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Suddenly, just about all President Donald Trump can talk about is Puerto Rico. After not mentioning hurricane-devastated island for days, Trump on Tuesday pushed back aggressively and repeatedly against criticism that he had failed to quickly grasp the magnitude of Maria’s destruction or give the U.S. commonwealth...
  • Jennifer Lopez donating $1 million to aid hurricane relief in Puerto Rico

    NEW YORK – On Sunday, singer Jennifer Lopez appeared alongside New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a press conference to announce that she will be donating $1 million from the proceeds of her Las Vegas show to aid hurricane relief in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Lopez, 48, spoke first...
  • Joel Osteen’s Church Makes Room For Jewish Congregation Displaced By Hurricane

    A Houston Jewish congregation displaced by Hurricane Harvey is holding services in Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church after the televangelist offered to open up the megachurch’s doors for the Jewish High Holidays. The celebrity preacher, who had been criticized for his church’s initial lack of response to the hurricane, received...
  • Puerto Rico prepares for impact of Category 5 Hurricane Maria!

    ST JOHN ISLAND, United States – Hurricane Maria slammed into the US Virgin Islands Tuesday, lashing the archipelago with rain as Puerto Rico braced for the Category Five storm’s expected landfall on Wednesday. On St John Island, which was also battered by Hurricane Irma two weeks ago, locals reported seeing...
  • Hurricane Maria forecast to intensify to Category 4 ‘dangerous major hurricane’

    Maria, now a Category 1 hurricane, is expected to become a “dangerous major hurricane” over the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico by the middle of the week as a separate hurricane heads for the Northeast Coast, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Monday. Maria was churning in the Atlantic Ocean, located...
  • Donald Trump jokes about his hand size while passing out bananas to Hurricane victims!

    President Donald Trump made sure to note that his hands are far from tiny as he and First Lady Melania Trump helped serve food to residents impacted by Hurricane Irma in Naples, Florida, on Thursday. As Trump stood before a silver tin of shrink-wrapped hoagies in a staging area,...
  • Take these steps to receive aid from FEMA!

    FEMA crews are heading to neighborhoods to assist with disaster relief. Here’s what you need to know. Vaniesha Jones gathers whatever she can, before it starts raining. A big tree crashed down in the middle of her family’s home destroying about everything inside. “When it rains again, whatever’s left is going...