Death toll from Harvey rises to at least 60

DALLAS (AP) — Officials now blame at least 60 deaths on Harvey, the storm that dumped several feet of rain on southeast Texas in aRead More

Harvey victims leave shelters but face dire housing needs

HOUSTON (AP) — While the number of evacuees seeking refuge in Houston’s emergency shelters dwindled 10 days after Harvey struck, many people who had leftRead More

Houston residents mark Labor Day sorting through storm ruins

HOUSTON (AP) — Some Gulf Coast residents ripped up soggy carpeting, cut out sheet rock from walls marked by the height floodwaters had reached andRead More

Houston braces for new flooding, chemical plant burns anew

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities launched a controlled burn Sunday at a chemical plant damaged by Harvey that had already seen several explosions, saying highly unstableRead More

AP EXCLUSIVE: Toxic waste sites flooded in Houston area

HIGHLANDS, Texas (AP) — As Dwight Chandler sipped beer and swept out the thick muck caked inside his devastated home, he worried whether Harvey’s floodwatersRead More

Upbeat Trump pitches in at shelter for Harvey victims

HOUSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump cupped a boy’s face in his hands and then gave him a high-five. He snapped on latex gloves toRead More

City struggles to restore water service in Harvey aftermath

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas city that lost its drinking water system to Harvey struggled Saturday to restore service, and firefighters kept monitoring a crippledRead More

Trump asks for $7.9 billion down payment for Harvey relief

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has sent lawmakers an initial request for a $7.9 billion down payment toward Harvey relief and recovery efforts. TheRead More

Tillerson praises Mexico’s generosity in offering Harvey aid

WASHINGTON (AP) – Secretary of State Rex Tillerson praised Mexico’s generosity in offering help as the U.S. responds to Harvey, aiming Wednesday to defuse aRead More

‘Don’t touch me. I’m dying.’ Harrowing Harvey stories emerge

One man used his last words to save a friend’s life, warning him away from a live electrical wire. Another died checking on his uncle.Read More