Michael's destruction: Unlike in the southern areas of Florida, homes in the state's Panhandle did not have tighter building codes until just 11 years ago.
Search teams pulled bodies from obliterated neighborhoods in the disaster-stricken Indonesian city of Palu on Saturday as more aid rolled in and the government said it was considering making devastated areas into mass graves.
Four central Sonoma County fire agencies aim to join forces within months as one huge fire district -- a shift fast-tracked by the October fires and the most visible progress in a years-long effort to streamline the county's outdated, uneven and financially struggling fire services network.
Communities swamped by Hurricane Florence soon will be facing deadlines to document the billions of dollars in damage if they want to be reimbursed by the federal government.
A trickle of emergency aid is only now reaching parts of Sulawesi island, five days after the destructive quake that killed more than 1,400 people.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for October 1, 2018: The death toll in Indonesia continues to rise after a major earthquake and tsunami waves inundated the region near Palu.
A powerful earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Sulawesi and caused a 10-foot-tall tsunami that swept away houses in at least two cities.
Rivers swelling with the floodwaters of former Hurricane Florence are threatening to swamp communities near the South Carolina coast, leaving thousands ready to evacuate.
Florence is by no means done swamping the Carolinas, where rivers remain high above flood stage and thousands of people were told to plan to leave their homes Monday.
Florence was a category 1 storm when it made landfall. But no one in the Carolinas today thinks of Florence as a 'small hurricane' — or as 'just a 1.'