Emergency management

Officials investigate near a vehicle, center, where a suspect in the deadly bombings that terrorized Austin blew himself up as authorities closed in on him, in Round Rock, Texas, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
March 21, 2018 - 6:30 pm
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. ---------------------- NEW/DEVELOPING ---------------------- Adds IRAN-NUCLEAR, ALABAMA SENATOR-GUNS, PERU-POLITICAL CRISIS, FRANCE-SARKOZY, RUSSIA-SPY, SPAIN-CATALONIA, MARYLAND SCHOOL SHOOTING, MISSOURI...
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Sri Lanka's security forces stand near a vandalized building in Digana, a suburb of Kandy, Sri Lanka, March 6, 2018. Buddhist mobs swept through the town on Monday, burning at least 11 Muslim-owned shops and homes. Sri Lanka's president declared a state of emergency Tuesday amid fears that anti-Muslim attacks in the central hill town could spread. (AP Photo/Pradeep Pathiran)
March 06, 2018 - 10:22 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president declared a state of emergency Tuesday amid fears that anti-Muslim attacks in several central hill towns could spread. Details of the emergency decree were not immediately announced, and it was unclear how it would affect life on the South Asian island...
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President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 22, 2018 - 6:36 pm
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST. -------------- NEW & DEVELOPING -------------- ADDS SCHOOL SHOOTING-FLORIDA -------------- ONLY ON AP -------------- TRUMP-SPECIAL INTERESTS — Special interests are holding meetings at properties owned...
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FILE - In this July 8, 2014 file photo, a sign alerts visitors to water conservation efforts is displayed on a parched lawn at the state Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Members of the state Water Resources Control Board delayed a decision about whether to bring back what had been temporary water bans from California's historic, five-year drought, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
February 20, 2018 - 8:31 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A proposal to make California's drought-era water restrictions permanent could allow the state to chip away at long-held water rights in an unprecedented power grab, representatives from water districts and other users told regulators Tuesday. Members of the state Water...
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Cindy Zipf of the Clean Ocean Action environmental group, speaks against President Donald Trump's plan to allow offshore oil and gas drilling along most of the nation's coastline at a hearing Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018 in Hamilton, N.J. The hearing was one of many held by environmentalists and opponents of the drilling plan around the country before information sessions about the drilling plan held by the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
February 14, 2018 - 5:16 pm
HAMILTON, N.J. (AP) — With giant inflatable whales, signs that read "Drilling Is Killing" and chants of "Where's our meeting?" opponents of President Donald Trump's plan to open most of the nation's coastline to oil and natural gas drilling have staged boisterous rallies before public meetings held...
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February 06, 2018 - 6:36 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Cameron Wake, University of New Hampshire (THE CONVERSATION) The year 2017 painted a grim picture of coastal storms in the eastern United States. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria were...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 file photo, a pedestrian talking on a cellphone is silhouetted in front of a fountain at John F. Kennedy Plaza, also known as Love Park in Philadelphia. Released on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, two government studies that bombarded rats and mice with cellphone radiation found a weak link to some heart tumors, but the research does not provide any clear answers about the safety of the devices that seem like extensions of our bodies. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
February 02, 2018 - 5:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two government studies that bombarded rats and mice with cellphone radiation found a weak link to some heart tumors, but federal regulators and some scientists say don't worry — it is safe to use your device. They still do. Previous studies of cellphone users had found little...
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, workers are shown at San Jacinto River Waste Pits near the Interstate 10 bridge over the river in Channelview, Texas. The Environmental Protection Agency says an unknown amount of a dangerous chemical linked to birth defects and cancer may have washed downriver from a Houston-area Superfund site during the flooding from Hurricane Harvey. A top manager who supervises the Environmental Protection Agency's program for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated properties and waterways told Congress the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Superfund sites by climate change. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
January 19, 2018 - 12:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top manager who supervises the Environmental Protection Agency program responsible for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated properties and waterways told Congress on Thursday that the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Superfund sites from climate...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 file photo, backdropped by the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, better known as the Blue Mosque in the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul, a police officer secures the area after an explosion, that killed several people. Turkey is set to extend Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, a state of emergency for the sixth time since it was imposed following failed 2016 coup attempt, worrying government opponents and allies who fear the emergency powers are thrusting Turkey toward an increasingly authoritarian direction. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
January 17, 2018 - 3:03 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey is set to extend a state of emergency for the sixth time since the failed 2016 coup attempt, worrying both government opponents and allies who fear the special powers are driving Turkey in an increasingly authoritarian direction. The state of emergency, declared five...
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Diamond Head, an extinct volcanic crater, and high-rises are seen in Honolulu on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. A push alert that warned of an incoming ballistic missile to Hawaii and sent residents into a full-blown panic was a mistake, state emergency officials said. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)
January 13, 2018 - 10:20 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A false alarm that warned of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii sent the islands into a panic Saturday, with people abandoning cars in a highway and preparing to flee their homes until officials said the cellphone alert was a mistake. Hawaii officials apologized repeatedly and...
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