hurricane season

FEMA admits it wasn't ready for 2017 hurricanes

The Federal Emergency Management Agency "could have better anticipated the severity of hurricanes" that last year devastated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the agency has acknowledged.

Florida, Mississippi, Alabama declare emergencies

Subtropical Storm Alberto was disrupting plans for Memorial Day barbecues and beach outings in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi, as the storm continued churning north through the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday.