Powerful Hurricane Laura batters Gulf Coast 

Damage to the Golden Nugget Hotel in Lake Charles, LA

Coronavirus crisis 

WASHINGTON, DC  - APRIL 01: Martha's Table volunteer Poet Taylor helps distribute hundreds of free hot meals donated by the Clyde's Restaurant Group to people in need during the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has forced many people out of work and unable to reach healthy food, April 01, 2020 in Washington, DC. Martha's Table, a nonprofit organization that works to help underserved communities, is extending until April 24 its COVID-19 emergency response of financial and food support for people in need, including a weekly distribution of 6,570 bags of groceries at its public food sites in Southeast Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)