| Jun 19, 2015
| 3:23 PM
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied a state request for disaster aid to cover the costs associated with the rioting and unrest that broke out in Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray.
W. Craig Fugate, FEMA's administrator, wrote in...
| Jun 19, 2015
| 2:18 PM
Federal officials have denied Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's request for a disaster declaration to let the city of Baltimore and the state recover millions of dollars in costs stemming from rioting that followed the police-involved death of Freddie Gray,...
| Jun 17, 2015
| 2:03 PM
After Apple Inc. announced a new music app that will use people to create real-time song playlists, HBO "Real Time" host Bill Maher joked that the company should be congratulated for "inventing radio."
But the radio industry isn't laughing, because it...
| Jun 13, 2015
| 12:22 AM
Federal agencies pledged another $110 million in aid Friday to help states struggling with the crippling drought after President Barack Obama talked to leaders from seven western states.
The president met by phone and video link for about an hour with...
| May 29, 2015
| 3:12 AM
A presidential visit is like a hurricane.
There's a quiet, and then madness and confusion and closed roads and flashing lights and people running around, and then everything is quiet again.
President Barack Obama blew into the National Hurricane...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 1:39 PM
AUSTIN, Texas — Hurricane predictions as much as a week from impact. A graphic showing where and when the wind will start to grow mean. And forecasts for a storm that hasn't even formed yet.
These are some potential tools of the near future that...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 10:19 AM
TALLAHASSEE - A dozen members of a climate change advocacy group dumped 43,000 petitions for an investigation and a public records request at Gov. Rick Scott’s office Friday.
Forecast the Facts, a group “dedicated to ensuring that...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 2:55 PM
TRENTON, N.J. — Federal Emergency Management Agency officials have agreed to reopen and review every flood insurance claim filed by storm Sandy victims.
The review will involve roughly 144,000 claims and not limit corrective action to 2,200 that...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 2:26 PM
TRENTON, N.J. — Federal Emergency Management Agency officials have agreed to provide Superstorm Sandy victims who think their insurance claims were not fairly paid out a chance for a review.
The review could include up to 144,000 claims and won't...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:28 AM
The havoc storm Sandy wrought up and down the East Coast has for most people receded into the past.
But not for everyone.
A barrage of federal lawsuits accuse a number of insurance companies — including The Hartford Financial Services Group...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Senior Obama administration officials told Congress on Wednesday that they were struggling to keep up with the growing influx of young migrants from Central America who are illegally crossing the Southwestern border.
The number of unaccompanied children...