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Hurricane gathers force as it heads toward Hawaii and volcano

2 months, 11 days ago
Hurricane Hector gained strength as it headed across the Pacific, threatening to hit Hawaii's Big Island and possibly its active volcano, officials said early Sunday. Hector grew to a Category 4 hurricane late Saturday with sustained…

Former presidents take stage at hurricane benefit concert

11 months, 25 days ago
ATLANTA: All five of America's living former presidents took the stage Saturday at a benefit concert in Texas to raise money for victims of the hurricane-ravaged southern United States and Caribbean. Former presidents Barack Obama,…

Trump gives self 10/10 for Puerto Rico response

11 months, 28 days ago
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Thursday gave his administration ten-out-of-ten for its response a hurricane that hammered Puerto Rico exactly one month ago, as 80 percent of the US island remained without power. Meeting Puerto…

Tropical storm Nate lashes US Gulf Coast

1 year, 8 days ago
NEW ORLEANS: Tropical storm Nate moved quickly inland from the US Gulf Coast early Sunday after making landfall twice as a powerful hurricane, triggering widespread flooding and power outages. After leaving a trail of death and…

Climate change and hurricanes: do we need a smoking gun?

1 year, 1 month ago
WASHINGTON: Many climate scientists are convinced that mega-storms Harvey and Irma Hurricane -- which left scores dead and caused massive economic losses -- were boosted by global warming, but hesitate to say so in as many words. Call it…