Scene of the train derailment

The Consumer Perspective Expands How Disaster Planners Think

Philadelphia emergency management officials say it guided their response to the Amtrak derailment that killed eight people and injured more than 200.

Unrest Will Cost Baltimore $20 Million, Officials Estimate

The expenses include overtime for police and firefighters, damage to city-owned property and repaying other jurisdictions for police and other assistance.

Hurricanes’ Centuries-Old Patterns May Be Shifting

Climate change may be triggering an evolution in hurricanes, with some researchers predicting the violent storms could move farther north.