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State of Emergency

Obama Declares State Of Emergency In Connecticut

New Haven Register, Conn. | Jim Shelton | Posted 04.13.2013 | Green

President Obama today declared an emergency exists in Connecticut and ordered federal aid to supplement state, local response. The Department of Home...

Cashed-Strapped City Officially A Disaster Zone

AP | CRISTINA SILVA | Posted 08.22.2012 | Business

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- There are no signs of rioters, wind-damaged homes or flooding. The brand new City Hall features gleaming marble floors and th...

Military Government Agrees To Lift State Of Emergency

AP | Posted 01.02.2012 | World

SUVA, Fiji -- Fiji's military government will move Saturday to lift a state of emergency it imposed in 2009, as the country prepares to open consultat...

Emergency In Nigeria After Deadly Attacks

AP | BASHIR ADIGUN | Posted 03.01.2012 | World

ABUJA, Nigeria — Nigeria's president on Saturday declared a state of emergency in parts of Africa's most populous nation, after a recent slew of...

More Counties In Southeast Colo. Declared A Drought Disaster

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.28.2011 | Denver

Federal officials declared a drought disaster in southeast Colorado on Monday, giving farmers and ranchers hard-hit by the drought conditions eligibil...

Stress 911: How Uncertainty Affects Cardiovascular Health

Carol J. Scott, M.D. | Posted 07.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol J. Scott, M.D.

Uncertainty brings worry. And worry often brings anxiety. Yet the physical worst for your health may be yet to come.

A Gay Rights Angle on the Egyptian Revolution?

Katherine Franke | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Katherine Franke

Mubarak was able to degrade civilian criminal court procedures and render them more like the national security courts by and through the prosecution of an unpopular minority: gay men.

From the Front Lines of the Great New Mexico Gas-Out

Judith Acosta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta

Why are we asking other people, especially corporate or governmental entities what we're supposed to do? What are we thinking? What was I thinking?

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

US Unable to Stop Flow of Sex and the City Sequels

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

President Obama declared a state of emergency today as officials struggled to stop the toxic flow of Sex and the City sequels.

Somalia's "State" of Emergency An International Affair

Andrew Belonsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andrew Belonsky

Somalis are given two alluring choices: join the Islamists' fight or head to the high seas. There's no state to either welcome them or be aligned with.

A Modern Classic: The Living End, State of Emergency, 2006, a Welcome Blast of Australian Rock

Alex Remington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alex Remington

Originality doesn't hold a candle to great songs, and the Living End's State of Emergency has nothing but.