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Sep 3, 2015 01:47 PM ET // AFP
A massive earthquake up to magnitude 9.2 strikes the Pacific coast on average every 243 years -- and it's been 315 since the last one. Continue reading →
Sep 2, 2015 04:34 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
This year's El Niño is historically powerful, after unprecedented changes related to global warming, according to the World Meteorological Organization. Continue reading →
Sep 1, 2015 01:30 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A new map shows nearly 65,000 inactive mines--but many more are out there, posing environmental hazards.
Sep 1, 2015 03:00 PM ET // AFP
Speaking in Alaska, President Barack Obama warned that climate change is no longer a problem of the future, but rather a challenge for now and one that will define the next century.
Sep 2, 2015 06:15 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Why the different names? And what's a tropical storm?
Aug 31, 2015 04:30 PM ET // Eric Niiler
It’s an ideal laboratory -- or perhaps a harbinger -- of how climate change could affect the rest of the lower 48 states.
Aug 31, 2015 10:23 AM ET // AFP
Two anonymous fortune hunters claim to have pinpointed the Nazi-era loot, but a Polish official says there's no proof it exists.
Aug 30, 2015 10:09 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
If the National Zoo's firstborn panda cub hadn't died just five days after it was born, it would have been a fraternal twin to the surviving panda.
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