Madison Baresich

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Report: Rising tech hubs, South Asia dangerously exposed to disaster risk

A new global report has shown that while Asia may be at higher risk for natural disasters, Africa is far more vulnerable to them. That's due to a …

South Sudan

Why child trafficking surges after natural disasters

<b>(CNN) —</b> When a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal in April 2015, it killed well over 8,000 people and turned much of the country into a disaster zone.<p>17 days later, as recovery operations were getting established, a 7.3 magnitude quake caused further destruction.<p>In the desolation, chaos and …

Horn of Africa

Natural disasters worse for tourism than terror attacks

Tourist destinations recover from terrorist attacks quicker than they would an environmental disaster, according to travel analysts.<p>In the wake of last week’s Brussels attacks, when agents of Islamic State targeted the Belgian capital’s airport and metro network, killing 35, Euromonitor said that …

Backstage at the Rockettes' Radio City Christmas Spectacular

We went behind the scenes with the high-kicking dancers to talk costumes and pipe dreams.<p><b>Sagan Rose</b>: "This is our reindeer costume, which is how we start the show. This is the only costume that we get in our dressing rooms upstairs. All of these bells are hand-applied — everything is so custom, …

Macy's

See What Happens When Santa Gets Hacked In Norton’s Christmas Campaign

Santa’s endorsement, while not exactly elusive, is nonetheless significant. At the very least, coming up with a clever take on Santa–with the right …

San Francisco

Christmas Is Coming

This weekend in Gdańsk, Santa Claus, or, to be precise, Saint Nicholas, arrived on the boat amid fireworks and song to light up a huge Christmas tree, to take a ride in a special Christmas tramway, and to initiate a great motorcycle parade of Santa Clauses on motorcycles.<p>Saint Nicholas' Day, …

Mall Santa 'snoozes' with boy tired from seizure in Christmas photo

Santa struck just the right pose with a boy so tired from an epileptic seizure that he didn’t wake up for his Christmas photo: Old Saint Nick cuddled with the boy, closed his eyes and pretended to be snoozing as well.<p>The quiet, relaxed moment, captured in a photo taken Sunday at the Belden Village …

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Anonymous Woman Pays for New Hampshire Family's Christmas Gifts

A New Hampshire family is searching for a stranger who helped pay for their Christmas gifts at Walmart this weekend.<p>Robyn Ayres of Raymond, N.H., …

Canadian Tire sues Wal-Mart over Christmas lights | The Star

Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd. is suing Wal-Mart Canada Corp. over clip-on Christmas lights.<p>Wal-Mart Canada, working with two manufacturers in Taiwan, …

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Asia hit hardest by natural disasters in 2014: report

Asia was the continent hit hardest by natural disasters in 2014, with China getting the worst of it with 58 million people affected, according to an …

From hurricanes and flooding to wildfires and earthquakes: The top 10 US cities most at risk of natural disasters – and all but one are in the South

• <b>35 million family homes across US are at high risk from natural disasters</b>• <b><br>It means potentially $6.6 trillion in residential property faces damage</b>• <b><br>A</b> …

Natural Disasters: Emergency Preparedness Checklist

At some point, everyone is going to have to deal with a natural disaster, so preparing for these events is something that we all need to take …

Earthquakes were part of the bargain when I moved to Chile

In Santiago, buildings rocked and trees shook furiously. It stopped and we went for a burger<p>Mon, Sep 28, 2015, 17:00 Updated: Mon, Sep 28, 2015, 17:32<p>…

Where bodies go after natural disasters - CNN.com

Mass graves created<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Four days after Haiti's massive earthquake, efforts are under way to bury the dead as thousands of bodies crumpled in the streets of Port-au-Prince lay exposed to the sun or draped in sheets and cardboard.<p>Throughout the city, people covered their noses from the stench …

Girls Not Brides: Humanitarian, natural disasters increase child marriage globally

<b>NAIROBI, KENYA:</b> Mounting evidence reveals that in times of crisis, whether triggered by refugee emergencies, floods, earthquakes or war, the number …

10 Natural Disasters Everyone Should Be Prepared For, And How to Plan for Each

It seems we read and hear about natural disasters nearly every day in the news, yet for most, it’s still so easy to take on that <i>“it’ll never happen</i> …

China contributes to Haiti's reconstruction after natural disasters

Most Searched: •Refugee •V-Day parade •World War II •AIIB •South China Sea<p>China contributes to Haiti's reconstruction after natural disasters<p>SANTO …

Natural disasters of 2015

Natural disasters: Five global catastrophes that could happen tomorrow

It is an awe-inspiring and terrifying sight, a volcano spewing lava and millions of tons of ash and rock into a blackened sky. Mexico’s “fire …

Mass shootings aren’t natural disasters: The twisted logic that govern American gun-control

Yet another man has used a deadly weapon to commit a monstrosity. Sooner or later, we have to actually do something<p>It's hurricane season and all along the east coast residents are girding themselves for major weather. Every once in a while a major storm makes landfall and property is destroyed and …