Trump Declares National Emergency to Battle Coronavirus

WASHINGTON/GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over the quickly spreading coronavirus on Friday, opening the door to more federal aid to combat a disease that has infected over 138,000 people worldwide and left more than 5,000 dead.

Lawmakers Say False Emergency Alerts Put American Lives at Risk

Mishaps undermine public confidence in emergency warning system

Hawaii emergency alertSeveral lawmakers on Tuesday warned that emergency alerts mistakenly dispatched to cellphones across the United States put American lives at risk, just hours after a false tsunami warning was delivered to some mobile users on the East Coast.

Emergency FEMA Funding Went to Old Casino

IG identifies $13.9 million in unsupported costs given to Omaha Tribe

Federal Emergency Management Agency grants meant for disaster relief ended up going to unauthorized casino repairs and a $300,000 "bonus" to a contractor, according to a new audit by the inspector general.