TOKYO/SINGAPORE Several Asian nations are quickly ramping up vaccination campaigns from shaky starts to combat growing COVID-19 infections, as supply shipments roll in and people overcome hesitancy in hopes of easing curbs and freeing up travel.
HOUSTON (Reuters) -The Texas ports of Houston, Galveston and Texas City resumed inbound vessel traffic on Wednesday, lifting the "yankee" status they had set ahead of Hurricane Nicholas, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
WASHINGTON Production at U.S. factories slowed more than expected in August amid disruptions from Hurricane Ida and lingering shortages of raw materials and labor as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on.
More than 118,000 homes and businesses in Texas were still without power Wednesday morning, as utilities restored service much faster than the remnants of Tropical Storm Nicholas caused new outages, according to local energy companies.
More than 150,000 homes and businesses in Texas were still without power on Tuesday evening as utilities started restoring service faster than Tropical Storm Nicholas caused new outages, according to local utilities. | Video
TEXAS CITY, Texas (Reuters) -Tropical Storm Nicholas moved slowly through the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, drenching Texas and Louisiana with torrential rain, flooding streets and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses without power. | Video
A 504-pound alligator believed to have killed a 71-year-old Louisiana man in Hurricane Ida floodwaters has been captured with what appears to be human remains in its stomach, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office said.
GOLDEN, Colo. (Reuters) -President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that extreme weather events would cost the United States over $100 billion this year, as he visited Colorado to highlight drought conditions and raging wildfires in the U.S. West. | Video
HOUSTON The largest U.S. fuel line resumed partial operations Tuesday as oil and gas facilities weathered hurricane Nicholas' landfall in Texas, suffering less damage than in Hurricane Ida two weeks earlier.
More than 284,000 homes and businesses in Texas were still without power on Tuesday afternoon as utilities started restoring service faster than Tropical Storm Nicholas caused new outages, according to local utilities.