Photo: Motorists form a long queue to get sandbags at Kissimmee, in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Irma making landfall, in Florida, U.S. September 7, 2017. (Gregg Newton/Reuters)
How cities can prepare for natural disasters
From this Episode:
What should cities and states do to prepare for a major storm?
More than a million people in Florida and Georgia have been ordered to evacuate ahead of the Hurricane Irma. But some people insist they can ride it out. Forecasters expect...
Southern Mexico hit by largest earthquake in 100 years
An 8.1 magnitude quake struck the states of Chiapas and Oaxaca in southern Mexico. It was the most powerful quake to hit the region in a century -- stronger than the 1985...
Protecting yourself in the wake of the Equifax data breach
Hackers stole personal information, including social security numbers, of 143 million people. That means more than half of the US population is likely at risk of the Equifax...
How long will the romance between Trump and Democrats last?
Washington, DC is still agog at the deal President Trump struck with Democrats to fund the government and raise the debt ceiling. Republicans are baffled and pointing...
Will 'It' pull Hollywood out of its box office funk?
Our critics review a reboot of Stephen King’s “It,” now set in the ‘80s with kids disappearing from a small town, and a makeover for Pennywise the clown; and “Home Again,” a...
'Trophy' asks whether big game hunting is actually saving animals from extinction
It’s been two years since Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer paid $54,000 to shoot Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. It caused an international outcry against trophy hunting. But...