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“Disasters and Accidents”

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 →
Mar 11, 2016 01:50 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
It seems no robot is capable of withstanding the high levels of radiation leaking from the reactors.
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 →
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