Part of the Tappan Zee Bridge went down in history after a detonation that thrilled onlookers who played hooky from work and school to watch the spectacle.
The Big One – a catastrophic earthquake – is coming. When? Where? Scientists have taken a step closer to answering those questions.
Google offshoot Waymo announced it is launching the nation's first commercial self-driving taxi service in the Phoenix suburbs.
Many Americans don't have a solid understanding of what 911 professionals do during their careers, and that contributes to a salary problem for dispatchers.
In a major new effort to curb smoking, a top U.S. health official pledged to try to ban menthol cigarettes and tighten rules governing the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes.
Nearly eight months after one of its autonomous test vehicles hit and killed an Arizona pedestrian, Uber wants to resume testing on public roads.
Policies that prevent ferries and other vessels from overloading passengers are important because they set standards that operators generally follow.
Texas A&M's Disaster IQ app sets out to streamline vital information while also educating communities with a resilience strategy during emergencies.