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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.
Sep 14, 2012 02:27 PM ET // Trace Dominguez
When a volcano calls to this man, he answers by laying down on the rim and watching for hours at a time.
Feb 23, 2012 12:45 AM ET // Sarah Simpson
Despite the massive wildfires that have swept the western U.S. in recent years, the region has barely begun paying down the huge fire deficit it has accumulated over the last 100 years.
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