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Hurricanes -- the aftermath


Hurricanes -- the aftermath
6 die at nursing home as Irma’s aftermath brings new hazards

6 die at nursing home as Irma’s aftermath brings new hazards

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) -- Six patients at a sweltering Hollywood nursing home died in Hurricane Irma's aftermath, authorities said Wednesday, as people confronted a multitude of new hazards in the storm's wake, including oppressive heat, brush-clearing accidents and lethal fumes from generators.

European leaders visit devastated islands

European leaders visit devastated islands

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten -- France's president and the Dutch king visited Caribbean territories on Tuesday that were hammered by Hurricane Irma, bringing in much-needed food, water and medical supplies amid accusations that European governments had been unprepared, slow to react and sometimes even racist in their responses to the devastation.

Helping save lives, not just money

Helping save lives, not just money

HOUSTON -- Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale tears open a sack of mixed candy and spills the little chocolate bars, lollipops and other treats onto a table at the front of his sprawling furniture store.