A new Census report shows child poverty up since 2007. With many benefits for the poor – such as the Earned Income Tax Credit – expiring at the end of the year, things could get worse.
Tropical storm Hermine moved ashore in northern Mexico, just south of Brownsville, Texas on Monday night.
Tropical Storm Alex is now Hurricane Alex. Tropical Storm Alex became a hurricane shortly before 10 p.m. and is now churning up the waters toward Mexico and Texas
More than 100,000 in Texas and Louisiana are estimated to have refused hurricane evacuation orders.