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EDM Friday Briefing: Hurricane Nicole, Boston Shooting, 911 Operator Charged

Emergency and disaster management briefing for October 14, 2016: Hurricane Nicole reaches Category 3 and hits Bermuda; a 911 operator is fired for allegedly hanging up on multiple genuine callers; Hurricane Matthew claims its 22nd victim in North Carolina; a gunman dies after a shootout with Boston police leaves two officers critically injured; a fire triggers a major blackout in Tokyo; the suspect in the Palm Beach police ambush killings pleads not guilty; Samsung Galaxy Note 7 warnings continue for plane travelers; the Justice Department plans to track police killings in new database.

EDM Wednesday Briefing: Elizabethkingia in Illinois, Drinking Water Problems on Islands

EDM Monday Briefing: Hurricane Matthew Moves Out to Sea, Police Officers Killed in Line of Duty, Drought Impacts Trees

Emergency and disaster management briefing for October 10, 2016: Two Palm Springs, CA police officers die in the line of duty after being shot, Hurricane Matthew moves out to sea after battering the East Coast for four days, a tornado outbreak hits Kansas, partial service is set to resume at a New Jersey train station after a deadly commuter train accident, drought continues to weaken trees and allow invasive species into California forests, authorities arrest a teenage suspect for allegedly threatening to commit violence at a California high school, and a traffic stop turns deadly in Syracuse, NY.

EDM Friday Briefing: New Jersey Train Crash, South Carolina School Shooting, Hurricane Matthew

EDM Friday Briefing: Hurricane Matthew Stalks Florida, U.S. Prepares, Haiti Death Toll Rises

Emergency and disaster management briefing for October 7, 2016: Hurricane Matthew approaches Florida as officials order more than 2 million to evacuate, various regions in southeastern U.S. make emergency declarations in anticipation of maybe the most powerful storm to hit the U.S. in 10 years, the death toll in Haiti associated with Matthew rises sharply, investigators determine that the speed of the New Jersey commuter train was twice the legal limit when it crashed, firefighters make quick progress on a big Colorado blaze, and Russia warns the U.S. not to intervene in Syria.

Continued Effects Being Felt Following Hurricane Matthew

EDM Wednesday Briefing: Hurricane Matthew, Coastal States Prepare, Hoboken Train Crash, Police Release Videos

Emergency and disaster management briefing for October 5, 2016: Hurricane Matthew makes landfall in Cuba, Matthew hits Haiti hard, U.S. officials issue watches and warnings for East Coast states ahead of storms, investigators recover a black box recorder from the Hoboken train crash, the Soberanes Fire nears full containment, both the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and Los Angeles police release videos, and protests in El Cajon, CA result in arrests.

EDM Wednesday Briefing: Severe Weather, Baton Rouge Protests, General Mills, Infrastructure, Climate Change, Power Grid

EDM Monday Briefing: Hurricane Matthew, Hoboken Train Investigation, Earthquake Warning

Emergency and disaster management briefing for October 3, 2016: Hurricane Matthew is now a strong Category 4 storm, the NTSB recovers a train data recorder in New Jersey, a vehicle chase ends in a police shooting and protests in south Los Angeles, a high number of temblors along the San Adreas fault prompt a warning, Thailand considers testing all pregnant women for Zika, a Townville, SC school shooting victim dies from injuries, the Loma fire in California's Santa Cruz Mountains is now more than 70 percent contained, and the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant oil leak reaches a discharge canal leading to the Hudson River.

California Races Nature, Clock To Make Key Dam Repairs

EDM Friday Briefing: New Jersey Train Crash, South Carolina School Shooting, Hurricane Matthew

Emergency and disaster management briefing for September 30, 2016: A commuter train crashes into a Hoboken, NJ terminal, a school shooting occurs in Anderson County, SC, police have a 14-year old suspect in custody over the Anderson County shooting, Tropical Storm Matthew becomes a category 2 hurricane, protests in El Cajon turn violent, the Paris Agreement is close to being entered into force, the CDC issues a travel advisory regarding Southeast Asia, and Congress passes a funding bill that includes money for Zika.

EDM Tuesday Briefing: Billion-Dollar Weather Events, Second-Warmest Year on Record, Record-Setting Wildfires