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(TAMPA, Fla.) -- The death toll from Hurricane Irma continued to climb Thursday in the United States, with at least 31 dead across three states.

The latest death blamed on Irma was announced on Wednesday night by the Polk County Sheriff's Office, which said a 7-year-old died from carbon...Read more

(TAMPA, Fla.) --  Hurricane Irma was downgraded to a tropical storm this morning as it continues to batter Florida with winds, torrential rain and dangerous storm surges. The storm has killed at least five and left nearly 6 million without power in the state.

Irma is headed toward toward...Read more

(SARASOTA, Fla.) --  Florida rescue workers and a group of residents helped save two manatees who were left stranded on Sunday after Hurricane Irma caused water to drain from the Sarasota Bay.

Michael Sechler, who shared images of the beached animals on Facebook, said he noticed them...Read more

(KEY WEST, Fla.) -- Hurricane Irma is barreling up the Sunshine State, bringing heavy rainfall and powerful winds. The deadly hurricane, which is now a Category 2 storm with sustained winds of 100 miles per hour, has passed through Naples and continues to head north, with Fort Myers and Tampa in...Read more

(MEXICO CITY) -- At least 35 people were killed after a magnitude-8.1 earthquake rocked Mexico late Thursday night, leveling buildings in southern Mexico, triggering tsunami warnings in several countries and causing people to flee into the street, buildings to sway and lights to go out in Mexico...Read more

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. House of Representatives approved nearly $8 billion in Hurricane Harvey relief funds Wednesday in an overwhelming bipartisan vote, the first of several expected installments to aid recovery in areas devastated by the massive storm.

The bill was approved in a 419-3...Read more

(NEW YORK) -- Hurricane Irma has strengthened to a Category 5 storm and the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said there is an "increasing chance" that Florida and the Florida Keys will see "some impacts from" Irma later this week and weekend, though it's still too early to determine what direct...Read more

(HOUSTON) -- Houston is being inundated with "unprecedented" devastating flooding after ferocious Hurricane Harvey set in over southeast Texas this weekend, dumping torrential rain on the city, with no end in sight.

ABC News meteorologists are forecasting historic rainfall totals up to 50...Read more

(CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas) --  Hurricane Harvey is hammering the Lone Star State, although it has been downgraded to a Category 1 storm from its initial landfall status as a Category 4 storm.

The massive storm slammed into the Gulf Coast of Texas at 10 p.m. as a Category 4 storm, bringing...Read more

(HOUSTON) -- The National Hurricane Center has issued an advisory instructing Texas residents along the Gulf of Mexico coast to "rush" their storm preparations as Hurricane Harvey "rapidly" intensifies.

All preparations for residents along the middle Texas coast should be completed on...Read more