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Hurricane Irma: Three-quarters of one Florida county still without power - CNN

Sebring, Florida (CNN) In Highlands County, Florida, where the power went out for almost everyone, the days after Hurricane Irma are full of anguish. "It's just hot. I mean it's been miserable for everyone," resident Adam Keene said. For the fourth ...and more »

Yes, climate change made Harvey and Irma worse - CNN

(CNN) The right time to talk climate change is now. It might seem premature when people in the Caribbean, Florida and Texas are still mucking out their flooded homes. And no, changes in our planet's atmosphere did not cause Hurricanes Harvey or Irma ...and more »

Trump Hands Out Hoagies and Reassurances in Storm-Battered Florida - New York Times

NAPLES, Fla. — President Trump traveled to Florida on Thursday to take part in what has quickly become a familiar tableau for him: the windbreaker-clad commander in chief, surveying hurricane devastation, bucking up local officials, and alighting from ...and more »

Trump vows to return to Florida after viewing "historic" Irma impacts - CBS News

Last Updated Sep 14, 2017 2:08 PM EDT. President Trump told residents of Florida that he will return to the region and will do whatever it takes to help rebuild the state after seeing just some of the damage sustained to the state during Hurricane Irma ...and more »

Eight Dead From Sweltering Nursing Home as Florida Struggles After Irma - New York Times

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — The first patient was rushed into the emergency room of Memorial Regional Hospital around 3 a.m. on Wednesday, escaping a nursing home that had lost air-conditioning in the muggy days after Hurricane Irma splintered power lines ...and more »

Nursing Home Execs Called Gov. Rick Scott's Cell Asking For Help Getting Power Back - CBS Miami

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter. MIAMI (CBSMiami) – In the 36 hours prior to the first patient dying at The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, nursing home executives called Florida Gov. Rick Scott's cell phone asking for help getting ...and more »

At least 8 dead after Irma leaves Florida nursing home with no A/C - CNN

(CNN) Police are investigating the deaths of eight nursing home residents in Hollywood, Florida, where oppressive heat and humidity set in after Hurricane Irma knocked out much of the power in the area. The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills said ...and more »

Pleas for Help at Florida Nursing Home Where Heat Took Lives - New York Times

The Florida nursing home where eight residents died on Wednesday after the building lost air-conditioning said Friday that it had repeatedly called the local power company and had been assured that help was on the way. The nursing home, according to ...and more »

Trump helps volunteer efforts in hurricane-ravaged Florida - CNN

Naples, Florida (CNN) President Donald Trump returned on Thursday to the storm-swept American South, handing out food and meeting with survivors on the Gulf coast of Florida, where Hurricane Irma raged last weekend. In the Naples and Fort Myers area ...and more »

Why utilities don't move power lines out of hurricanes' way - Vox

Millions of Floridians are ready to get on with their recovery from Hurricane Irma, which roared through the state earlier this week, pummeling homes and flooding streets. But for the moment, many are stuck anxiously waiting in the sweltering heat for ...and more »