Some families hit hard by Tropical Storm Harvey are choosing to stay in their flooded homes. We take you along a rescue mission in a community in southeast Houston, where some also choose to leave.
Many trying to escape the flooding are taking animals aboard the boats and high-water vehicles they use to get to dry ground.
Texans with boats are patrolling neighborhoods around Houston and bringing residents stranded by flooding to safety.
A picture of residents partly submerged at an assisted-living center in Dickinson, Tex., prompted an outcry on social media.
Calling Hurricane Harvey a “landmark event for Texas” and with more rain to come, the FEMA administrator urged Americans to do what they can to help rescue efforts.
Live Briefing By THE NEW YORK TIMES August 28, 2017 • More than 450,000 people are likely to seek federal aid in recovering from Harvey, the hurricane that tore across the Gulf Coast of Texas over the weekend, Brock Long, the director of the...