Photo: Raeann Barber, 36, formerly of the 9th Ward in New Orleans and now of Southeast Houston, sits on a cot in the George R. Brown Convention Center after her home was flooded in Houston, Texas, U.S. August 29, 2017. Picture taken August 29, 2017. (Brian Thevenot/Reuters)
What are the ongoing threats to health, safety and shelter after Harvey?
From this Episode:
The health risks brought by Tropical Storm Harvey
The flooding in Texas and Louisiana pose major health and environmental risks to the region. Explosions were reported at a chemical plant just outside Houston, sending...
How will Texans without flood insurance fix their homes?
The recovery in and around Houston is going to take years. FEMA says it’s registered tens of thousands of people already, and some federal assistance is already being...
California considers letting low level sex offenders off the lifetime registry
The California legislature is considering changing the sex offender registry law. It would remove some low-level offenders from the registry. Now, they’re on it for life.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's rise in conservative politics
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has been in the national spotlight thanks to Tropical Storm Harvey. At a church in Texas, he announced Sunday, September 3 would be a day of...