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Trump OKs Navajo Nation disaster declaration in wake of February storms

President Donald Trump this week approved a disaster declaration for the Navajo Nation in the wake of a February storm that dumped snow on the reservation, isolating some communities and leading to flooding.... Read more»

Az firefighters assist efforts to combat California wildfires; death toll rises to 48

Firefighters from across the state of Arizona are in California to help fight devastating wildfires, one of which has raged for a week.... Read more»

Texas politicians press feds for fire relief money

As the 35,000-acre blaze in Bastrop continues to rage, Texas is starting to tally up the damage — and politicians are going hat in hand to the federal government, asking for more disaster relief funding.... Read more»

Hurricane drowns Mexico's economy

As the waters unleashed by Hurricane Alex and Tropical Storm Bonnie finally receded this week, Mexican officials have begun to measure the scale of the damage. The destruction, they concluded, will set the local economy back by years.... Read more»