Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano praised New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg Tuesday for the city’s effective response to hurricane Irene.
08/30/2011 02:06 pm
Damage estimates run in the billions for hurricane Irene, but with flooding the main culprit, a majority of damage will be items not covered by insurance claims, experts say.
08/29/2011 04:58 pm
Hurricane Irene was just a tropical storm by the time it hit New England. But its trip up the East Coast claimed an estimated 35 lives and left a path of destruction whose cost is magnified by a weak economy.
08/29/2011 04:29 pm
GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul questions FEMA's role in disaster management and relief in light of hurricane Irene. Ron Paul says the federal government can't afford it.
08/29/2011 09:44 am
Coastal residents from Surf City, N.C., to the Virginia border should be ready for hurricane conditions within 48 hours, forecasters said Thursday morning. Irene is still a Category 3 hurricane, but it has broadened.
08/25/2011 03:37 pm
No perennial plants are easier to grow or more rewarding than daylilies.
08/20/2011 12:56 pm
The MEK, whose terrorist listing is up for review by the State Department, is not apt to directly threaten the US. But delisting the group could hurt Iran's Green movement.
08/11/2011 11:21 am
In Pictures Speakers in support of the MEK
Wild parsnip is an invasive plant that aggressively spreads to take over fields and roadsides.
08/08/2011 08:25 am
Federal spending cuts mean fewer dollars will flow to the states for unemployment benefits, education, health care, and other state-run programs. Many states will have to cut services or raise taxes.
08/02/2011 08:09 pm