The Category-5 storm is logging 200 mile-per-hour winds, and is expected to make landfall on Friday.
Initial explanations said the bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital was collateral damage or an accident, but a general now says the Americans made the decision to launch the attack.
The Coast Guard believes the missing cargo ship sank in the Atlantic Ocean with 33 people aboard.
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FEMA Director Craig Fugate on why the Katrina response failed, why it’s important to talk about “survivors” instead of “victims,” and why citizens can’t just wait for the government to save them in a huge disaster
Massive hurricanes striking Miami or Houston. Earthquakes leveling Los Angeles or Seattle. Deadly epidemics. Meet the “maximums of maximums” that keep emergency planners up at night.
Relocating to a landlocked city isn’t enough.
The systems in place to provide aid after natural disasters often fail those who need help the most.
FBI Director James Comey said an error in the system allowed the Charleston shooter to obtain a gun he should have been barred from buying.
The capsizing of the MB Nirvana has left at least 36 people dead.
The Greeleyville, South Carolina, building caught fire Tuesday night, 20 years after becoming a national symbol when it was torched by members of the Ku Klux Klan in 1995.
Deadly heat, flooding, extreme drought, and storms have marked what’s expected to be the hottest year on record.
The derailment of an Amtrak train killed at least seven people and injured dozens more in Philadelphia.
The disaster has claimed over 2,400 lives and destroyed much of the country's cultural heritage.
A jury found the Boston Marathon bomber guilty on all 30 counts for his role in the 2013 attack. That same jury now decides if he will spend life in prison or get the death penalty.
A North Charleston, South Carolina police officer is charged with murder after video shows him shooting an unarmed man in the back.
Gunmen stormed an East African college, killing 147—part of an uptick in terrorists targeting schools.