Disasters

It appears he's considering an industry's profits over aid to 3.5 million Americans facing a humanitarian crisis.
The storm killed at least 28 people across the region.
An 8.2-Magnitude earthquake struck Mexico Thursday night, affecting people and structures from Oaxaca to Mexico City.
Sunday marks the 45th anniversary of the UpStairs Lounge arson. Until the Pulse nightclub massacre in 2016, it was the deadliest attack on a gay club in U.S. history.
Over 50,000 Haitians currently residing in the United States under Temporary Protected Status (TPS) are anxiously watching
In the meantime, wildlife and the environment — and likely pot smokers themselves — will pay a price we’re only beginning to understand.
Well-meaning people have either emailed or texted me over the past couple of days, with some variant of "how are things going in Haiti?"
Why now? This fund is timely as the world is in the midst of the largest refugee crisis since World War II. The impact is
"Fuller House" creator Jeff Franklin shares his work with the Plastic Pollution Coalition, an organization that works towards creating a world free of plastic pollution.
Some people go looking for God in the great outdoors. If you drop them in a kelp bed off the coast of California or on a high mountain trail fragrant with pine duff, an ineffable sense of connectedness to all things soars up in them.
Much of the areas surrounding the North Pole are experiencing much warmer than normal temperatures - not good news for our
It's been 10 years since Hurricane Katrina revealed how ill-prepared our nation was to protect children from disaster. New research shows that far too little has changed.
* * * Natural Repercussions: OO Brazil: Drought Blamed For Upsurge In Dengue Fever OO World Bank: Climate Change Is A 'Fundamental
OO US Oyster, Clam Industry Face Economic Blow From Acidification says a new study... no more oysters on our menus? Social
The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami killed more than 35,000 people in Sri Lanka, injuring more than 21,000. Over 1,000 children were orphaned and more than 7,000 children lost one parent.
For years, people have pointed to El Niño as the culprit behind floods, droughts, famines, economic failures and record-breaking global heat. Can a single climate phenomenon really cause all these events?
Could it be that Obama's announcement is a step, albeit a huge one, that leads to the biggest step of them all -- a new international agreement on climate change? It's kind of a fife and drum question. It could be a pipe dream or it could be drumroll.