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University of Virginia historians say tumult isn't unexpected in the first year of a new administration. But there are questions about whether the Trump administration is prepared to handle crises.

In the past few days, Southeast Texas' catastrophic medical operations center has faced challenges like it has never seen before in keeping the health care system functioning.

School was supposed to begin this week in Houston, but Harvey's devastating flooding has made that impossible. Here's how the school district is coping and working to move forward.

Think you may want to run for public office? A new site lets you crowdfund a potential campaign. See how a California congressional candidate was inspired to give it a try.

The storm hit west of Cameron, La., at 4 a.m. local time and is moving north — away from the catastrophic flooding it left in Houston and other parts of Texas.

The storm hit west of Cameron, La., at 4 a.m. local time and is moving north — away from the catastrophic flooding it left in Houston and other parts of Texas.

Billions of dollars will be needed to clean up and rebuild in areas hit by Harvey. Passing that funding is one more must-do item on the list for a Congress that has struggled to get things done.

With thousands of people displaced, health workers are trying to address the immediate medical needs of evacuees as well as mental health issues made worse by the disaster.

As the nation's opioid abuse problem soars, so do health problems associated with drug use like hepatitis C, which is placing a major burden on Alaska's Medicaid program.

Houston remains in rescue mode as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to dump water on the flooded region. About 5,500 people have been brought to emergency shelters in the city, the mayor said Monday.

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