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“Disasters and Accidents”

Jan 28, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Three decades after NASA's Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after lift-off, we take a look back at that terrible morning in 1986 and its powerful legacy.
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 →
Sep 16, 2015 03:34 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Although The Sacred Camel Gardens were burned nearly to the ground in a California wildfire this week, animals there managed to survive the disaster. 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 16, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Smoke from two massive explosions that rocked the Chinese port city of Tianjin on Wednesday (Aug. 12) floated east over the Bohai Sea before heading south toward the Shangdong Peninsula, NASA satellite images reveal.
Aug 5, 2015 12:05 PM ET // AFP
Fire has forced more than 13,000 people to evacuate their homes in Northern California.
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