Despair turned to anger Wednesday as hopes faded for more than 400 people trapped for 48 hours in the capsized Eastern Star cruise ship on China's Yangtze River.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster in an additional 24 Texas counties Monday, due to recent damage from thunderstorms, tornadoes and flooding.
Dallas County Commissioners will hold a special meeting Thursday at 2 p.m. to declare a disaster over "the potential for widespread or severe damage, injury, loss or threat of life resulting from the Ebola virus."
As we know, in a disaster such as this, it's all hands on deck for disaster workers throughout the region.