• Hurricane Dorian December 22, 2019 6:56 am

    Months After Hurricane Dorian, Abaco Islands Still Completely Devastated

    Months after Hurricane Dorian flattened and flooded Great Abaco Island, the devastation looks much as it did when the storm swept through in September — the strongest ever to hit the Bahamas, NBC News reports. The official death toll stands at 70, but officials have said that more than 600 undocumented residents may have drowned and been washed out to sea.

  • PRESIDENT October 7, 2019 12:44 pm

    Dog Survives in Bahamas Rubble for Weeks After Hurricane Dorian

    A dog who survived for weeks in the rubble left in the wake of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas has earned its new name — Miracle. Big Dog Ranch Rescue, a rescue base in Loxahatchee Groves, Florida, got word on Friday morning that there was a dog in need of emergency care. By 1 p.m. on Friday, Miracle had arrived...

  • United States September 14, 2019 11:14 pm

    Still Reeling From Dorian, Bahamas Hit by Tropical Storm

    Tropical Storm Humberto moved away from the Bahamas on Saturday after dumping rain on parts of the archipelago’s northwest region that were already hammered by Hurricane Dorian two weeks ago. Humberto dropped rain on the islands as U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres visited the Bahamas to support humanitarian efforts in the wake of Dorian, which hit as a Category 5 storm...

  • Florida September 10, 2019 5:48 pm

    Desperation Mounts in Bahamas as Shelters Turn Evacuees Away

    Desperation mounted in the Bahamas on Tuesday as hurricane survivors arriving in the capital by boat and plane were turned away from overflowing shelters. As government officials gave assurances at a news conference that more shelters would be opened as needed, Julie Green and her family gathered outside the headquarters of the island’s emergency management agency, seeking help. “We need...

  • food September 5, 2019 1:21 am

    Hurricane Death Toll Climbs to 20 in Devastated Bahamas

    The devastation wrought by Dorian — and the terror it inflicted during its day-and-a-half mauling of the Bahamas — came into focus Wednesday as the passing of the storm revealed a muddy, debris-strewn landscape of smashed and flooded-out homes on Abaco and Grand Bahama islands. The official death toll from the strongest hurricane on record ever to hit the country...

  • Donald Trump September 2, 2019 2:15 am

    Dorian Strikes Bahamas With Record Fury as Category 5 Storm

    Hurricane Dorian struck the northern Bahamas as a catastrophic Category 5 storm Sunday, its record 185 mph winds ripping off roofs, overturning cars and tearing down power lines as hundreds hunkered down in schools, churches and shelters. Dorian slammed into Elbow Cay in Abaco island at 12:40 p.m., and then made a second landfall near Marsh Harbour at 2 p.m.,...

  • Associated Press September 3, 2019 2:48 pm

    Hurricane Dorian, Now Category 2, Still Devastating Bahamas

    Hurricane Dorian has been downgraded to a Category 2 storm as it lingers over the Bahamas.

  • Florida July 6, 2019 5:23 am

    Chris Cline, Billionaire Coal Tycoon and Philanthropist, Dies at 60

    Chris Cline, the billionaire West Virginia coal executive and philanthropist, died Thursday, West Virginia officials said. He was 60. West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and Evan Jenkins, a justice on the state Supreme Court, both confirmed that Cline, the founder of Foresight Energy of St. Louis, one of the nation’s biggest coal companies, had died Thursday, NBC News reported. The...

  • Florida July 13, 2011 9:03 am

    Feds Eye CIA Officer in Abu Ghraib Death

    A former CIA officer is under scrutiny in a war crimes investigation stemming from the Abu Ghraib prison scandal.

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