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Insurance Claims At $9 Billion From California Fires

About $7 billion in claims are from the Camp Fire that destroyed the Northern California city of Paradise and killed at least 86 people, making it the deadliest U.S. wildfire in at least a century.

Parkland Shooting Commission Finds Security Failures, Improper Law Enforcement Responses To Rampage

Parkland: Numerous security lapses preceded the high school shooting, while multiple law enforcement officials called to the carnage failed to respond appropriately.

Wintry Storm Ices Roads Across Much Of US Southeast

Accidents on snow-covered interstates caused major delays over the weekend. Drivers in North Carolina and Virginia got stuck in snow or lost control.

In Darkness And Chaos, Deputy Killed By Friendly Fire

Deputy hit by friendly fire during shootout: One of the brave patrolman's bullets hit his fellow policeman, piercing his heart and killing him.

Dog That Survived California Wildfire Guarded Home For Weeks

A dog that survived the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California apparently protected the ruins of his home for almost a month until his owner returned.

Waymo Launches Nation's First Commercial Self-Driving Taxi Service In Arizona

Google offshoot Waymo announced it is launching the nation's first commercial self-driving taxi service in the Phoenix suburbs.

Caretaker Of Neglected, Bone-Strewn Cemetery Is Arrested

The longtime caretaker of a graveyard in Connecticut was arrested after officials found human bones and casket pieces scattered about all over the place.

Storm Brings Record Rainfall, Snow To Southern California

Crews were busy Friday assessing damage and cleaning up after a storm that brought record rainfall to Los Angeles and snowfall to northern elevations.

How The Federal Government Became Responsible For Disaster Relief

In the aftermath of Friday's 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck near Anchorage, President Trump tweeted: 'Federal Government will spare no expense.'

How an EMP Event Could Cause Chaos in Modern Society

The threat of an Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) event and its potential impact on millions of people is highly probable and currently unmanageable.