Rhode Island is one of a few states that decreased its opioid deaths last year, and public health experts and the government like its strategy.
The congressional budget includes billions to fight the opioid epidemic, but some policy experts worry it's not enough to stop the problem.
The FCC issued an order in 2016 to update emergency alert services, but lobbyists have delayed those updates' full implementation.
2017 was a particularly active year for the Atlantic hurricane season. Not only was it one of the most destructive seasons, it was nearly as costly.
According to the Department of Labor, the U.S. economy added 261,000 jobs in October. That's a big jump from the previous month.
When it comes to declaring emergencies, the type of emergency it is can determine how much funding the federal government will allocate to solve it.
And it doesn't seem like the city is really preparing for it.
The California Department of Insurance said Thursday the flames caused more than $1 billion in losses across the region.
Forecasters predict Nate will become a Category 1 hurricane when it reaches the U.S. Gulf Coast.
Florida burns a lot of trash every year, so it's hoping Irma's destruction can at least provide an energy source.
Satellite images released by NASA show the extent of the damage on some Caribbean islands from Hurricane Irma.
Sheriff Grady Judd in Polk County, Florida, was sued after his office threatened to jail anyone with a warrant who sought shelter from the hurricane.