Trump Confronts The Tricky Politics Of Natural DisastersPresident Donald Trump confronts the political risks and potential gains that come with leading the federal government's response to a deadly and destructive natural disaster.
Study: More People Could Survive A Tsunami If They Walk FasterAbout 5,500 more people could survive a major tsunami hitting the U.S. if they just walk a little faster to higher ground after roads are knocked out, a new study shows.
Legislature Approves Landslide Mapping Bill; Goes To InsleeA bill requiring the state to expand detailed mapping of landslide and other geologic risks has cleared its final legislative hurdle.
Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To PartyAs Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to "choose life" while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.