The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Ocracoke Island in the Outer Banks of North Carolina has been issued a mandatory evacuation order.
A tropical storm watch has been issued for the North Carolina coast from Surf City northward to the state's Virginia border including the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds.
The destructive floodwaters of Superstorm Sandy receded quickly, but some storm victims are still neck-deep in a battle over insurance payouts.
The entire Blue Ridge Parkway has reopened after the heavy rains of Hurricane Irma forced the closure of some parts of it.
Winds from Hurricane Irma have toppled a tiny tree that orbited the moon and later grew at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida.
A Florida lineman who was working to restore power following Hurricane Irma is dead after falling from a parking garage.
A second sinkhole has opened up in a Florida neighborhood about a half-mile (.8 kilometers) from where a home was partially swallowed by one earlier in the week.
Two hurricanes have delayed the start of beach widening and dune construction in some of the New Jersey shore towns hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy five years ago.
From parties where the price of admission is a donation, to fundraising drives and online wish lists for collecting needed supplies, West Indian communities around the United States are stepping up to get help for the islands of the Caribbean ravaged by the wind and water of Hurricane Irma, including those in places in the southern United States that were hit hard themselves.
Eleven plaintiffs, including a 4-year-old girl, have joined the $1 million lawsuit against a Houston-area chemical plant rocked by explosions after floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the facility.
The soft soil that lines the ancient lake bed that Mexico City is built on amplified the shaking from Tuesday's earthquake and increased its destructive force, seismologists say as they try to better understand the quake that has killed more than 200 people.
Hundreds of thousands of customers in Florida are still without power nine days after Hurricane Irma hit.
A Florida man stopped for a Hurricane Irma curfew violation is dead after a confrontation with deputies.
Prudence Duchene will never forget the day she moved to Key West.
Dealing with wrecked belongings and reports of toxic muck, residents of a tiny town where Florida's Everglades meet the Gulf of Mexico cleared their homes Monday in scorching 92 F (33 C) heat with no air conditioning and no electricity except from a few generators.
Florida's agriculture commissioner said Monday that the path of Hurricane Irma "could not have been more lethal" to the state's farmers and that the scope of damage to the state's fruits and vegetables is unprecedented.
The Latest on Florida schools reopening after Hurricane Irma (all times local): 10:30 a.m.
Miami-area students have returned to school amid ongoing Hurricane Irma cleanups.
Across Florida, people spent Sunday trying to get back to normal after one of the worst storms to hit the state since Hurricane Andrew.
After a painful flight across several states to escape unpredictable Hurricane Irma, Suzanne Pallot says it's unlikely she would evacuate South Florida again — an attitude echoed by other evacuees that experts say could put them in danger when the next storm hits.
Thousands of Houston firefighters were told to stay home at the height of Harvey's flooding.
The Latest on Hurricane Irma in Florida (all times local): 10:45 a.m.
Students in two of the nation's largest school districts still don't know when they'll return to class, forcing many Florida parents to juggle childcare as they head into a second week of recovering from Hurricane Irma.
Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years, a new Associated Press analysis shows.
The first 911 call from the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills didn't sound ominous: A nursing home patient had an abnormal heartbeat.
Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish.
Marinas, coastal residents and others in the Northeast are keeping a wary eye on Tropical Storm Jose as it spins in the Atlantic Ocean, threatening to menace the region by the middle of next week.
Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma walloped Florida, the recovery mission picked up momentum as more people had electricity and schools made plans to reopen.
The nation's largest state insurance trade association estimates insured losses from Harvey at nearly $19 billion — and that doesn't count damage not covered by insurance.
U.S. industrial output plunged 0.9 percent in August, the most in eight years, mostly because of Hurricane Harvey's damage to the oil refining, plastics and chemicals industries.
The Florida nun who became an internet sensation when video emerged of her — dressed in full habit — wielding a chain saw to clear downed trees after Hurricane Irma says she had to look up instructions on how to start the tool.
The U.S. government says it has already spent a record $2.3 billion fighting wildfires this year, and 64 major fires are still burning in 10 states.