FBI Investigates Puerto Rican Officials Distributing FEMA Aid Based On ‘Loyalty’

Energy | Tim Pearce

‘Officials are distributing … emergency supplies based on political loyalty’

Video Shows Two Men And Their Dogs Escaping A California Wildfire: 'We're Not Dead Yet'

US | Chris White

‘I can’t breathe, and my eyes are burning’

Puerto Rican Politics Is Killing Recovery Efforts, FEMA Head Says

Energy | Tim Pearce
Mayor of San Juan Carmen Yulin Cruz talks with journalists outside the government center at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum days after Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico September 30, 2017 REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘A successful response relies on unity’

Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing FEMA Funds Meant For Flood Victims

US | Anders Hagstrom
Johnette Folse stands in her flood damaged living room in Denham Springs, Louisiana, Aug. 16, 2016. (REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman)

‘Doing all we can’

Puerto Rico Is Running Out Of Clean Water

Energy | Tim Pearce
A woman drinks from a bottle after filling it with water from a tank truck at an area hit by Hurricane Maria in Canovanas

‘You have to go on’

While Congress Debates Funding, Investigators Prepare For Fraud In Harvey Recovery

US | Thomas Phippen
U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump load emergency supplies into the bed of a pickup truck for residents impacted by Hurricane Harvey while visiting the First Church of Pearland September 2, 2017 in Pearland, Texas. Pearland, just south of Houston, was heavily damaged by the floodwaters created by the hurricane. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

‘Speed and haste is the enemy’

FEMA Shuts Down Rumors Alleging It Created Fuel Shortages In Texas

Energy | Michael Bastasch
A FEMA employee waits for the arrival of U.S. President Trump during a visit at FEMA headquarters in Washington

‘A combination of factors’

Feds Paid $2B For Undocumented New Orleans' 'Storm Repairs'

Investigative Group | Ethan Barton
Neighborhoods are flooded with oil and water two weeks after Hurricane Katrina went though New Orleans.

‘No evidence that the damage was caused as a direct result of the storms’

Risk Of Asteroid Striking Earth In 2022 Is 'Markedly Higher' Than Scientists Thought

Energy | Andrew Follett
An illustration of asteroids approaching Earth. Earth land and clouds texture maps courtesy of NASA (Shutterstock/AuntSpray)

‘Dozens of metres in diameter or larger’

'Surprise' Asteroid Gets Scary Close To Earth 12 Days After Discovery

Energy | Andrew Follett
An illustration of asteroids approaching Earth. Earth land and clouds texture maps courtesy of NASA (Shutterstock/AuntSpray)

NASA’s response to this type of asteroid…’Pray’

NASA: Nuclear 'Hail Mary' Was Almost Necessary To Stop Giant Asteroid

Energy | Andrew Follett
An illustration of asteroids approaching Earth. Earth land and clouds texture maps courtesy of NASA (Shutterstock/AuntSpray)

And even that probably wouldn’t have worked

Fraudster Promised FEMA Deals He Couldn't Deliver To 1,200 Firms

Investigative Group | Ethan Barton
Man In Handcuffs (Shutterstock)

Only FEMA doesn’t register companies and can’t promise contracts in advance

Chaffetz: FEMA Has Questions To Answer On Botched Disaster Relief

Politics | Kathryn Watson
REUTERS/Daniel Kramer

Elderly man died in FEMA house that was nearly 140 degrees inside

FEMA Pays To Fix Olympic Con Man's Vacation Home That Wasn't Worth Fixing

US | Luke Rosiak
Taxpayers are spending $326,000 fixing the waterfront vacation home of a serial financial criminal and former Olympic gold medalist, which is nearly as much as the house was worth.(Shutterstock/Forgem)

‘How am I going to maintain my luxurious lifestyle?’

FEMA Wasted About $3 BILLION In Grants Last Year

US | Thomas Phippen
FEMA wastes billions every year in hurricane and disaster relief grants (Photo: Denise Kappa/Shutterstock)

Hurricanes can be a disaster for taxpayers

Astronomers Found 15,000 Asteroids That Pose A Threat To Earth

Energy | Andrew Follett
An illustration of asteroids approaching Earth. Earth land and clouds texture maps courtesy of NASA (Shutterstock/AuntSpray)

Astronomers find ’30 new ones per week’

Four Different Asteroids Are Flying Uncomfortably Close To Earth Today

Energy | Andrew Follett
An illustration of asteroids approaching Earth. Earth land and clouds texture maps courtesy of NASA (Shutterstock/AuntSpray)

Could have produced an air burst capable of destroying a major city

Astronomers Discover Asteroid Just 2 Days Before It Almost Hits Earth

Energy | Andrew Follett
An illustration of asteroids approaching Earth. Earth land and clouds texture maps courtesy of NASA (Shutterstock/AuntSpray)

An impact could have released 119 times the energy of a nuclear weapon