Pfizer vaccine shipments arrive in Lake Charles, Louisiana where employees from Acadian Ambulance receive the vaccine. CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports from Shreveport, Louisiana, on distribution efforts are underway in the state to get Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine out to communities in need.
Louisiana has been devastated by this season's hurricanes and residents feel overwhelmed as they try to restore their homes and businesses.
CNBC's Shep Smith reports on the path of Hurricane Delta as the storm makes landfall in Louisiana.
Hurricane Delta is set to make landfall tonight. CNBC's Shepard Smith reports on the path of the storm and why this storm is worrisome.
The National Hurricane Center warned that Delta, a Category 2 storm, could bring a life-threatening storm surge to the northern Gulf Coast on Friday.
Hurricane Sally comes as the West Coast battles historic wildfires made worse by human-caused climate change.
Remnants of Hurricane Laura unleashed heavy rain and twisters hundreds of miles inland and left a path of death and mangled buildings all along the Gulf Coast. Forecasters warned an eastern turn would again make the storm a looming threat, this time to the densely populated Eastern Seaboard.
CNBC's Contessa Brewer takes a look at how companies had to shift disaster plans for Hurricane Laura in the midst of Covid-19.
Hurricane Laura pounded the Gulf Coast for hours with ferocious wind, torrential rains and rising seawater. The ferocious Category 4 monster roared ashore with sustained 150 mph winds at 1 a.m. local time. Hours after landfall, Laura was still a Category 2 hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 110 mph.
Hurricane Laura pounded the Gulf Coast for hours with ferocious wind, torrential rains and rising seawater as it roared ashore over southwestern Louisiana near the Texas border early Thursday, threatening the lives of people who didn't evacuate.
Laura strengthened into a category 4 hurricane on Wednesday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. More than half a million people were ordered to flee the Gulf Coast on Tuesday as Laura strengthened into a hurricane that forecasters said could slam Texas and Louisiana with ferocious winds, heavy flooding and the power to push seawater miles inland.
Hurricane Laura is barreling toward the U.S. Gulf Coast, and leaders urged residents to prepare before landfall in Texas or Louisiana over the next 48 hours. Anticipating deadly winds, rains and storm surges, residents are filling sand bags and boarding up buildings.
While Tropical Storm Marco has collapsed, Tropical Storm Laura is expected to rapidly strengthen as it makes its way inland. Louisiana and Texas are now under hurricane watch.
Tropical storms Marco and Laura were expected to develop into hurricanes as they gained strength and aimed for an unprecedented twin strike next week on the mainland U.S.
Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Utah were the first states to apply and be approved for an extra $300 a week in federal unemployment benefits.
"Last call" orders to maintain public health in restaurants and bars will hurt financially and won't help to solve the problem, owners say.
The Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law that would have required abortion providers to have admitting privileges to a nearby hospital. The law is part of a strategy by abortion foes to limit access to abortion and overturn Roe v. Wade.
Louisiana has passed 89 abortion restrictions since the procedure became legal in 1973. On Monday, the Supreme Court struck down a law that would have left the state with only one abortion provider. This is a setback for abortion foes' strategy to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.
The Supreme Court handed surprising wins to the left on LGBT rights and DACA this week despite its 5-4 conservative majority, but an upcoming abortion case has liberals holding their breath.