Federal Emergency Management Agency

A Washington County family's home is damaged by flood waters. (credit: Jessica Bevins)

Md. Families Still Waiting For Relief After Flood

Some families in Washington County are still waiting to find out if the Federal Emergency Management Agency will provide disaster relief after a flash flood struck last week.


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Obama: Child Migrants ‘Urgent Humanitarian’ Issue

The flood of migrant children trying to cross the Mexican border alone has become an “urgent humanitarian situation” that is likely to cost the government more than $1 billion more than the Obama administration thought.


Scientists say the risk of a meteor strike is seven times greater than they believed before the Chelyabinsk strike in February. (OLEG KARGOPOLOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Russian Fireball Shows Risk Of Meteor Strike Bigger Than Believed

Scientists studying the terrifying meteor that exploded without warning over a Russian city last winter say the threat of space rocks smashing into Earth is bigger than they thought.


Thousands of furloughed federal workers are being reclassified to essential employees. (Getty Images)

Some Furloughed Workers Recalled To Duty

Thousands of federal employees changed from nonessential to essential at some point over the course of the partial government shutdown.


President Barack Obama is thanking workers at the Federal Emergency Management Agency for doing their jobs under "less than optimal circumstances" during the government shutdown. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Thanks FEMA For Working Amid Shutdown

President Barack Obama is thanking workers at the Federal Emergency Management Agency for doing their jobs under “less than optimal circumstances” during the government shutdown.


A couple on an ATV turn around at the edge of a flooded road on September 14, 2013 in La Salle, Colorado. The Sanchez family has lived there for 11 years and said they've never seen anything even close to this level of flooding in the area. Heavy rains for the better part of week fueled widespread flooding in numerous Colorado towns. The historic flooding forced thousands to evacuate the area and more rain is predicted through the weekend. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Obama Orders Federal Aid for Flood-Ravaged Colorado

President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration and ordered federal aid for flood ravaged Colorado.


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Annapolis Braces For Hurricane Season With Flood Insurance Info Meeting

The town of Annapolis is preparing for the hurricane season by calling a residential meeting to go over flood preparation.