When will Hurricane Dorian hit Florida? What we know about the dangerous storm

When will Hurricane Dorian hit Florida? What we know about the dangerous storm

As Hurricane Dorian  strengthened into a major storm Friday, Florida residents prepared for likely life-threatening storm surge and devastating winds at the end of Labor Day weekend. Forecasters expect Dorian to hit the southeastern coast as an “extremely dangerous” Category 4 hurricane Monday into Tuesday, bringing winds that may reach up to 140 mph.President Donald Trump and Florida Gov.…

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‘Absolute monster’ Hurricane Dorian strengthens to Category 4 ‘major’ hurricane

‘Absolute monster’ Hurricane Dorian strengthens to Category 4 ‘major’ hurricane

Hurricane Dorian hurtled toward the United States and strengthened to a 140-mph, Category 4 “major” hurricane Friday ahead of its expected landfall Monday into Tuesday along Florida’s east coast, forecasters say.Hurricane warnings were put in place in the northwestern Bahamas as Dorian approached the island nation. A direct hit in the Bahamas is likely on Sunday into…

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Texas governor says ‘mistakes were made’ in a fundraising mailer that contained anti-illegal immigration rhetoric

Texas governor says ‘mistakes were made’ in a fundraising mailer that contained anti-illegal immigration rhetoric

Savannah Behrmann, USA TODAY Published 10:19 p.m. ET Aug. 30, 2019 | Updated 10:56 p.m. ET Aug. 30, 2019CLOSE Beto O’Rourke, who was an El Paso congressman for six years, says President Trump’s rhetoric played a role in the El Paso massacre. USA TODAYWASHINGTON — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said this week that “mistakes were made”…

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More than a dozen Republicans are leaving Congress. Here are the lawmakers who aren’t running again in 2020

More than a dozen Republicans are leaving Congress. Here are the lawmakers who aren’t running again in 2020

CLOSEWASHINGTON – While all eyes are on who could be the future occupant of the White House, the battle over control in both chambers of Congress is also heating up, especially as more than a dozen lawmakers have announced their retirement. The retirements, most of which were announced by Republicans, open up a series of key races…

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Valerie Harper, star of

Valerie Harper, star of

CLOSEValerie Harper, who thought she would die from cancer years ago but survived to ply her madcap comic style for a new generation of audiences, has died. She was 80.Her husband, producer/actor Tony Cacciotti, confirmed her death Friday to ABC. Her daughter Cristina Cacciotti, confirmed it to The New York Times. Longtime family friend Dan Watt confirmed…

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