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Hurricane Michael Causes Rise in Animal Surrenders at Rescues

The Category 5 storm that ripped through the Panhandle on Oct. 10, leveling housing and fences, has been an unfolding disaster for local nonprofit animal rescues. First, they had to deal with the destruction of their own facilities and homes, an ongoing issue. Then, the surrenders started coming in from people whose homes and apartments were so damaged that they no longer could care for their pets.

Mass Shootings at 2 New Zealand Mosques Kill 49 People

How to Prepare for Emergencies When You Live Off the Grid

Living off the grid can be a great experience for homesteaders who want to live in remote natural areas, in pursuit of a simpler life that is more engaged in the world around them. However, living off the grid comes with unique challenges and compromises -- including access to emergency services.

‘Bomb Cyclone’ to Blast East Coast Before Polar Vortex Uncorks Tremendous Cold Late This Week