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Florida Keys, airports partially re-open after Irma rips through state

Florida Keys, airports partially re-open after Irma rips through state

In one of the largest US evacuations, almost 7 million people in the Southeast were warned to seek shelter, including 6.4 million in Florida alone. Hurricane Irma has killed dozens of people and injured many more since the record-breaking storm roared over the French Caribbean islands .


70 percent of St. Maarten homes badly damaged by Irma

70 percent of St. Maarten homes badly damaged by Irma

Martin and St. Barts, after being criticized by opponents for not preparing enough and by locals who felt abandoned by authorities amid the devastation. Martin when Irma hit, told CBS News she "honestly doesn't know" when she'll be able to leave. Approximately 5,000 Americans remain on the island, with priority evacuations being given to those who require medical assistance, U.S.


Photographer defeats Peta in 'monkey selfie' copyright case

Photographer defeats Peta in 'monkey selfie' copyright case

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ( Peta ) sued on behalf of the macaque monkey in 2015, seeking financial control of the photographs for the benefit of the monkey named Naruto that snapped the photos with Mr Slater's camera.


What's next: Hurricane Jose could hit Eastern US, Canada

What's next: Hurricane Jose could hit Eastern US, Canada

As Irma has been losing steam while it is travelling up the US, eyes have started turning to Hurricane Jose , which is sitting north of the Caribbean Islands. "If you hear a rumor, especially on social media, regarding what Jose may or may not do, please refer back to your National Weather Service local office or the National Hurricane Center ".


As Irma Moves Out of Florida, Neighboring States Prepare For Storm's Impact

As Irma Moves Out of Florida, Neighboring States Prepare For Storm's Impact

The storm swamped much of downtown Miami and toppled at least three constructions cranes - two over downtown Miami and one in Fort Lauderdale, the Associated Press reported . "We were the little engine that did it", Murphy told reporters. Once a major Category 4 hurricane following in the path of its bigger sister, Irma, Jose is now a Category 2 storm with winds of 105 miles per hour.



Shorelines drained in eerie effect of Hurricane Irma

Irma was about 105 miles (170 kilometers) northwest of Tampa, with maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour (110 kilometers per hour). Before it weakened and headed to the United States, Irma hit Cuba's Ciego de Avila province late Friday as a Category 5 hurricane.