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“Disasters and Accidents”

Mar 3, 2015 01:46 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The 20-year mission of a U.S. military weather satellite came to an abrupt end last month after a power system temperature spike and an apparent explosion.
Feb 6, 2015 10:40 AM ET // AFP
Dashboard cameras are common to guard against disputes after accidents.
Feb 3, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Up to 10 million gallons of crude oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill has settled at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.
Feb 2, 2015 09:00 AM ET // AFP
Aircraft may also be equipped with ejectable black boxes that float.
Dec 28, 2014 10:16 AM ET // AFP
The passenger jet, on its way to Singapore, was flying through rough weather when it went down.
Dec 26, 2014 02:45 AM ET // AFP
The death toll is rising, but the number of new cases is slowing, says the World Health Organization.
Dec 10, 2014 06:38 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Los Angeles considers a solar-powered wireless communication system capable of withstanding the big one. Continue reading →
Nov 1, 2014 03:54 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson has arrived in the Mojave Desert, Calif., in the wake of the tragic explosion and crash of the company's SpaceShipTwo vehicle. Continue reading →
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