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“Disasters and Accidents”

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.
Jun 15, 2015 11:20 AM ET // AFP
Sinabung rumbled back to life in 2013, driving 10,000 people so far from their homes.
May 24, 2015 09:57 AM ET // AFP
The landslide sent rocks and debris into the Kali Gandaki river, raising water levels 490 feet.
May 12, 2015 07:00 AM ET // AFP
A 7.3-magnitude quake has hit Nepal only two weeks after a powerful earthquake devastated the region.
Apr 30, 2015 10:46 AM ET // AFP
The 15-year-old came across a jar of clarified butter that sustained him until rescuers found him
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