The United States is bracing for a rough hurricane season, and budget cuts in disaster preparedness have some experts concerned.
Tornado-wracked Joplin, Missouri, hosted President Obama on Sunday. He was there to assure tornado victims that they would not be forgotten.
An Alabama woman has started a Facebook page to return photos and other treasures that were swept away by the recent tornadoes.
The creator of The Wire talks about his HBO drama Treme, set in Post-Katrina New Orleans, Louisiana.
Too many Americans have already maxed out their credit cards and couldn't get a loan, even in the case of financial emergency.
116 people have been confirmed dead after a tornado ripped through the heart of Joplin, Missouri. The rescue efforts have been difficult.
A tornado ripped through Joplin, Missouri, killing 89 people. Two survivors of the disaster talk about their experience.
A new report says that the West Virginia coal mining disaster that killed 29 people last year was caused by negligence on the part of the mine's owner, Massey Energy.
The Mississippi River continues to rise, and the Coast Guard and Army Corps of Engineers are working to contain the damage. But the costs are still high.
The Mississippi River is flooding to historic levels. Some are comparing it to the devastating flood of 1927, which a tragedy that inspired a generation of blues artists.