The threat of an Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) event and its potential impact on millions of people is highly probable and currently unmanageable.
The National Climate Assessment says warming-charged extremes "have already become more frequent, intense, widespread or of long duration."
It is important for agencies to offer frequent HAZMAT training. Only through training can first responders learn how to react to different events.
A "slash claw" and a plastic Power Rangers sword are among the items topping a consumer safety group's annual list of worst toys for the holiday season.
Air Force Col. Nick Hague, the NASA astronaut who survived last week's failed launch and emergency landing, knew he needed to stay calm.
To effectively manage small-scale to large-scale emergencies, a lot of collaborative manpower and a variety of different agencies, nonprofits and international relief organizations will need to work together.
Last year's flu epidemic was one of the worst in a decade and authorities warn that we can expect another active flu season this year.