In photos: Southwest Haiti after Hurricane Matthew
The death toll rose to almost 140 on Thursday in what United Nations officials are calling the worst humanitarian crisis to hit impoverished Haiti since a devastating 2010 earthquake.
After Matthew, scenes of death and destruction in Haiti
Three days after the passage of Hurricane Matthew the full extent of the damage is emerging. The death toll hit 264 as reports trickled in from isolated coastal villages.
Matthew's march through the Caribbean
Hurricane Matthew is one of the most powerful hurricanes in recent memory reaching a Category Four status with 145 mph maximum sustained winds. It struck southwest Haiti before passing over the eastern tip of Cuba and moving up through the Bahamas. Floridians are boarding up their homes for a possible direct hit on Thursday.
Florida braces for Matthew as relief effort launched in Haiti and Cuba
Florida hasn't been hit by a major hurricane since 2005 when Wilma killed 25 people and caused more than $20 billion in damages.
Hurricane Matthew blasts over southwest Haiti, glances Cuba
Matthew is the most powerful hurricane to hit Haiti in 52 years. It glanced the eastern tip of Cuba, before aiming at the Bahamas and Florida.
Matthew becomes most powerful hurricane in Caribbean since Wilma in 2005
The forecast track shows Matthew heading over Jamaica and eastern Cuba, before moving just east of the Florida coast
Venezuelans struggle to feed their dogs
In the South American countries, parents are having trouble feeding their families, let alone their pets. A bag of dog food can cost up to double the minimum wage. Reuters captured some of the animals living in an animal shelter in Caracas.
Venezuela pets go hungry as economic crisis deepens
Food shortages and rising poverty are forcing once-middle-class Venezuelans to do the unthinkable and let their pets starve, or abandon them in the streets
Hurricane Hermine hits Florida, weakens to tropical storm
The first hurricane to make landfall in Florida in 11 years caused one death and left tens of thousands without power. It weakened to a tropical storm but could strengthen as it moves up the East Coast.
Solar tax breaks coming to Florida
On Tuesday, the state’s primary voters approved an amendment to make solar equipment cheaper.
Florida's hurricane luck is about to run out
A hurricane hasn’t battered the coastline since 2005. But forecasters say that streak will soon come to an end.
Florida amendment could bring more solar to the Sunshine State
Florida is one of the worst states in the country for solar energy. Amendment 4, an August 30 ballot vote, could begin to change that.
Meet the young environmental activist in Los Angeles taking on oil companies
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In Venezuelan zoos, shortages and inflation force animals on diets
Venezuela's food shortages also affect animals, and zoo workers have reported a number of animal deaths.
Latinos risk health exercising outdoors in south L.A.
Residents of the Wilmington area of South Los Angeles risk breathing in pollutants when they go outside, and children are especially vulnerable.