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“Disasters and Accidents”

Oct 29, 2014 01:03 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Hours after a catastrophic launch failure in the US, on the other side of the world, Russia's Soyuz rocket carried out a successful launch of an unmanned Progress spacecraft, which arrived at the space station only 6 hours later. Continue reading →
Oct 17, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Even in the face of a disease like Ebola, people value freedom and convenience over the public good.
Aug 29, 2014 03:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Russian state media has announced a Russia-US agreement to share information in the event of natural or man-made disasters, despite the escalating unrest in Eastern Ukraine.
Aug 2, 2014 01:10 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A survivor's blood would be needed to create a treatment for the deadly virus, reports say.
Aug 2, 2014 10:32 AM ET // AFP
The landslide swept away dozens of homes before it created a major flood hazard by dumping mud and rocks into a river.
Jul 23, 2014 11:58 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Pets were on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that crashed last week, but why did the manifest list include 4 live pigeons? Continue reading →
Jul 21, 2014 06:30 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
The lightweight LuminAID solar light is designed for outdoor and emergency use. Continue reading →
Jul 27, 2014 08:45 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The Costa Concordia has parked at Genoa, Italy to be scrapped.
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