December 19, 2017, 2pm PST
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the busiest airport in the world, was crippled by a total power outage over the weekend. The airport is now working to catch up before holiday travel peaks.
September 27, 2017, 10am PDT
Hurricane Maria left the flooded island of 3.4 million American citizens without power, communications, and running water, which may take months before they are restored. An exodus to Florida, which had begun before Maria hit, will likely accelerate.
August 2, 2017, 8am PDT
A power outage that began in North Carolina's Outer Banks on Thursday of last week is expected to continue for three to five more days. Mandatory evacuations have devastated the area during its peak tourism season.
September 21, 2012, 6am PDT
Dr. Jay Apt offers four cost-effective steps for cities to maintain essential services when the next big blackout hits.
July 31, 2012, 11am PDT
For the second day in a row, massive blackouts have brought India's cities to a standstill as trains, traffic lights, and ATMs failed in New Delhi and throughout 14 states across the north and east of the country.