Slow-moving Hurricane Dorian pounded Grand Bahama Island on Tuesday and was forecast to come "dangerously close" to Florida's coast by day's end before drenching the US East Coast for the next several days.
The islands — still recovering, slowly and haltingly, from the catastrophic impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017 — dodged a bullet, but the threat of a direct hit was enough to trigger the entire country into a state of anxious preparation and reflection.
Trump slammed "corrupt" politicians in Puerto Rico, which is still struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria. As the island now faces Hurricane Dorian, a power grid official says they have 'prepared on various fronts' for the storm.
Hurricane season is here. For frail, older people, the decision to flee to a safe location or ride out the storm at home often comes down to life or death. What can long-term care administrators learn from past hurricanes about the dangers of evacuation?
As the G7 summit wrapped up in the town of Biarritz, France, French protesters in the neighboring town of Bayonne carried hundreds of official portraits of French President Emmanuel Macron turned upside down.