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Sep 3, 2015 01:47 PM ET // AFP
A massive earthquake up to magnitude 9.2 strikes the Pacific coast on average every 243 years -- and it's been 315 since the last one. Continue reading →
Aug 25, 2015 12:55 PM ET
The world's most famous explosion may well have been the most powerful volcanic eruption in history. Trace recounts the stunning force behind the blast the wiped out an entire city almost 2,000 years ago.
Aug 15, 2015 06:00 PM ET // AFP
Ecuador's president Rafael Correa said Saturday he will declare a state of emergency as the Cotopaxi volcano rumbled to life and prompted evacuation orders in several villages threatened by landslides.
Aug 5, 2015 12:05 PM ET // AFP
Fire has forced more than 13,000 people to evacuate their homes in Northern California.
Aug 20, 2015 06:08 PM ET // AFP
Fires are burning out of control in parts of California and one person has died in the effort to contain the drought-fueled blazes.
Jul 22, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A small quake in San Francisco on Tuesday reminds that a much more damaging quake is due any day now.
Jun 26, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Renee Morad
Big simulators are playing a major role in the rapid development of research and technology that saves lives.
Jun 17, 2015 09:05 AM ET // AFP
The tiger had been hiding in a warehouse and escaped the citywide police search.
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