Norfolk Southern’s Ohio train derailment puts railroad equipment sensors in spotlight
Norfolk Southern has pledged to change its operating practices after a derailment in East Palestine, Ohio was caused by an overheated bearing on a railcar.
CSX train derailed by West Virginia rock slide, causing diesel fuel spill
An empty coal train operated by CSX has derailed Wednesday outside of Sandstone, West Virginia, causing fuel to spill into the New River, officials say.
Norfolk Southern skips tense Ohio train derailment town hall
Norfolk Southern, the company that owns the train involved in a toxic derailment disaster in East Palestine, Ohio, reveals why it skipped a town hall meeting there.
Ohio resident shares terrifying experience with toxic derailment: 'Thrown into tragedy'
East Palestine mother Tracy Hager says her family and neighbors remain concerned about hazardous chemical exposures before evacuating due to the train derailment.
Turkey ETF slides after country rocked by massive earthquake
A massive earthquake struck Turkey and Syria on Monday, causing the Turkish stock market and an ETF benchmark that includes some of the country's major equities to decline.
Switzerland could ban electric vehicle use during energy crisis: reports
Swiss officials said this week they could limit electric vehicle use during potential energy crisis this winter, along with sporting events, concerts, and cryptocurrency mining.
Amazon semi-truck carrying 8,000 pounds of packages goes up in flames
An Amazon tractor-trailer carrying 8,000 pounds of merchandise caught fire on Interstate 15 on Friday, leaving many of the packages unsalvagable, the California Highway Patrol said.
Tornadoes, extreme weather caused at least $3 billion in insured damage, report says
The tornadoes and severe weather that tore through the nation’s midsection over the weekend has caused at least $3 billion in insured damages, a report says.
Biden approves Hurricane Ida federal aid for New York
President Biden approved a disaster declaration for New York state on Monday following Hurricane Ida, clearing the way for officials to access federal relief funding to aid recovery efforts.
New Orleans should have power restored to entire city by Wednesday, utility says
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell said Friday that she is "cautiously optimistic" about energy provider Entergy's plan to restore power to all of the city by next Wednesday.
Surfside condo collapse: Biden says federal government may cover 100% of search expenses for next 30 days
President Biden and first lady Jill Biden arrived in Florida one week after the collapse of the Champlain Towers South condo complex. The president met with rescue workers and local leadership as they continue searching the rubble for survivors.
Florida Gov. DeSantis provides updates on Miami building collapse
DeSantis calls for a timely investigation into the cause of the collapse and provided ways to support those impacted.
Lake Charles business owner pleads for help for her community devastated by Hurricane Laura
People don't realize how bad things are here, says Victoria Huber, owner of Vows By Victoria.
Which foods should you stock up on in case of an emergency?
Here are the non-perishable foods you should keep in your house
Royal Caribbean Cruises to donate $1 million dollars to disaster relief efforts in the Bahamas
CEO Richard Fain says his company is deviating ships to bring hot meals to the people of the Bahamas.
Sen. Murkowski: Immediate need to assess damage in Anchorage
Alaska's congressional delegation holds press conference on 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Anchorage.
Hurricane Maria aftermath: Puerto Rico faces months without power
Hurricane Maria slams into Puerto Rico leaving the entire U.S. territory without power.
‘Hand in Hand’ Hurricane relief telethon gets political
Telethon gets political
FEMA director: Hurricane Harvey will be significant disaster
Officials weigh in