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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.
Apr 19, 2016 02:15 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
There have been roughly 35,000 major catastrophes since 1900 to 2015, with storms and flooding causing the most damage by far. Continue reading →
Mar 28, 2016 01:47 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The volcano — called Pavlof for the Russian name Paul or St. Paul — erupted at about 4 p.m. local time (8 p.m. EDT) Sunday.
Mar 15, 2016 04:37 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
An odd-but-effective Thai invention could save your life. Continue reading →
Mar 10, 2016 10:21 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A super-eruption in Italy 39,000 years ago spewed a volume of ash and debris equivalent to eight Mt Everest's into the air.
Mar 7, 2016 02:21 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A supervolcanic eruption's deadly hot gas and ash (pyroclastic flow) ripped across the landscape of California and Nevada slow enough to escape to safety. Continue reading →
Jan 26, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Tons of snow and ice sliding down a mountainside is a frightening prospect.
Jan 13, 2016 09:45 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Massive, earthquake-triggered landslides can ski-jump through the air, according to new research.
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