About 280 students within the University of Houston System were forced to fully withdraw from classes and about 880 had to partially withdraw after Hurricane Harvey swept through areas of Southeast Texas ...
Firefighters on Wednesday extinguished a raging chemical plant fire that had burned since Sunday near the US city of Houston, creating a plume of black smoke that panicked residents.
The US Gulf Coast moves closer to recovery from Hurricane Harvey on Monday when the biggest American fuel system restarts a key segment shut down by devastating rains and officials weigh how to pay for billions of dollars in damage.
President Donald Trump handed out box lunches and hugged children in a Houston emergency shelter on Saturday, as he witnessed the devastation wrought after Hurricane Harvey unleashed apocalyptic floods.
US President Donald Trump travels to Houston and Lake Charles, Louisiana on Saturday to meet victims of catastrophic storm Harvey, one of the worst natural disasters in US history ...
Nearly a week after the storm smashed into the US Gulf Coast as a Category Four hurricane, thousands of rescuers and civilians eager to help battled difficult conditions to reach victims of the unprecedented flooding.
The chemical plant makes compounds with many commercial uses, including plastics, pharmaceuticals and construction materials -- compounds that can combust if not cooled to the proper temperatures.
Tropical Storm Harvey bore down on Louisiana on Wednesday, bringing yet more water after setting rainfall records in Texas that caused catastrophic flooding and paralyzed the US energy hub of Houston.
Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said his officers received 6,000 emergency calls and rescued 2,000 people in the past day but more Houstonians still need help amid widespread flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey.