The hurricane has transformed the budget debate, turning Republican critics of federal spending into proponents of billions of dollars of storm relief.
Supply disruptions and environmental damage raise questions about the concentration of refineries and chemical plants along the exposed Gulf Coast.
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...
Tropical Storm Harvey hovers over Texas dumping torrential rains as emergency workers scramble to rescue the injured and missing.
Wind speed, types of damage and power loss all factor into how a hurricane category is ranked.