Samaritan, Ed Shank sweeps a flooded home in Texas.

Flooded Texas Homeowners Face Steep Costs to Rebuild

Many homeowners will need to rebuild rather than repair.

Drought Conditions Make Bad Air Worse, Aggravate Health Problems

The drought compounds problems with the mix of tiny solid and liquid particles in polluted air.

Hurricane Planes Get Overhaul as NOAA Eyes Next Generation

The agency has begun using Coyote unmanned aerial vehicles, dropping the small drones into hurricanes.