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Apr 30, 2015 10:46 AM ET // AFP
The 15-year-old came across a jar of clarified butter that sustained him until rescuers found him
Apr 26, 2015 07:50 AM ET // AFP
Terrified residents were jolted by a 6.7-magnitude aftershock that compounded one of the worst disasters to hit the impoverished Himalayan nation.
Mar 29, 2015 09:15 PM ET
A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea Monday, sending startled residents fleeing from their homes, but a tsunami threat passed with no immediate reports of major damage.
Nov 17, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Small, slow-moving shifts in the Earth's offshore plates may accurately provide a heads up to major earthquakes and tsunamis.
Jul 6, 2014 05:47 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A new way to predict when rivers are about to flood comes from outer space.
Aug 27, 2013 08:30 AM ET // Christina Reed
Fire crews continue to battle an inferno raging just to the west of Yosemite Park.
Aug 12, 2013 04:43 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A picture is usually worth a thousand words; this picture is worth over a thousand potentially hazardous asteroids. Continue reading →
Feb 26, 2013 06:40 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Nearly 70 people have died on Everest since 2000, but safety advances have improved climbers' odds.
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