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May 4, 2016 01:40 AM ET // AFP
The 100,000 residents of the Canadian city of Fort McMurray were ordered to leave town late Tuesday as a monster wildfire swept through the oil sands region, in Alberta province's largest ever evacuation.
Mar 15, 2016 04:37 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
An odd-but-effective Thai invention could save your life. Continue reading →
Dec 14, 2015 09:19 AM ET // AFP
Fear of giant waves, floods, or landslides prompt the move, as Typhoon Melor slams into the archipelago nation.
Oct 26, 2015 09:15 AM ET // AFP
The powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake was centered near Jurm in northeast Afghanistan, 250 kilometres (160 miles) from the capital Kabul.
Oct 4, 2015 01:04 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Could a sudden volcano collapse create a wave over 50 stories high? Scientists think so. Continue reading →
Aug 25, 2015 04:45 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Shipwrecks are terrifying catastrophes, but the underwater wreckage they leave behind has odd beauty.
Aug 5, 2015 12:05 PM ET // AFP
Fire has forced more than 13,000 people to evacuate their homes in Northern California.
Aug 20, 2015 06:08 PM ET // AFP
Fires are burning out of control in parts of California and one person has died in the effort to contain the drought-fueled blazes.
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