(CNN) – President Barack Obama said Sunday that the impact of Hurricane Irene "will be felt for some time." Affected East Coast residents still are at risk of power outages and flooding, he said.
He thanked emergency responders for their efforts.
(CNN) - Former Secretary of State Colin Powell on Sunday responded to criticism leveled at members of the Bush administration by former Vice President Dick Cheney in his new biography, characterizing Cheney's recent comments as "cheap shots."
Cheney takes issue with the actions of Powell, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and former CIA Director George Tenet, among others, in the book titled "In My Time." While promoting the memoir last week, Cheney said there would be "heads exploding all over Washington" when his book hits the shelves Tuesday.
(CNN) – President Barack Obama will make a statement on Hurricane Irene at 5 p.m. ET Sunday, the White House announced.
The president is expected to thank emergency responders for their work during the storm and provide an update on conditions, a senior administration official said.
(CNN) - Even though Hurricane Irene has been downgraded to a tropical storm, its powerful winds and drenching rain continue to pose danger to people who venture into it, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Sunday.
People should "stay inside, stay safe," FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate told CNN's "State of the Union" program. "For a lot of folks, the danger still exists. We still will have trees coming down, heavy rain, strong winds."
(CNN)-We are here to bring you the latest on Hurricane Irene, state-by-state.
Be sure to watch State of the Union for interviews for the very latest from FEMA, the National Hurricane Center, and the governors of Connecticut and New Jersey. We'll also get analysis from former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff.