The billionaire Sackler family owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, which filed for bankruptcy this week as part of an effort to settle some 2,600 lawsuits.
Emergency Management News
The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda that flooded parts of Texas left at least two people dead along with stranded drivers and families.
Lorena was forecast to pass over or near the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula Friday with heavy winds and soaking rains.
Emergency responders are competing in the Tetris Challenge, a worldwide flat-out viral meme. Other emergency response organizations have also joined.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for September 18, 2019: The FAA has temporarily closed the airspace above Area 51 in two bans – and other news.
A maintenance manager was credited with saving lives by evacuating a building before an explosion that gravely injured him.
Is it him? Family members of 1930s gangster John Dillinger have submitted a new application to exhume his Indianapolis gravesite.
Imelda is threatening to dump up to 18 inches of rain in parts of Southeast Texas and southwestern Louisiana as the tropical depression moves inland.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for September 16, 2019: One firefighter was killed when a Maine building exploded -- and other news.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected to vaping.