A magnitude-7.0 earthquake shook parts of Central America early Thursday afternoon. The epicenter of the quake hit 149 km (93 miles) south-southwest of Puerto Triunfo, El Salvador, according to the USGS.
World A strong earthquake hit Tuesday morning off the east coast of Japan near Fukushima, the site of the 2011 earthquake-spawned tsunami that killed almost 19,000 people, Japanese and U.S. agencies said.
World ROME — Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi promised Sunday to rebuild after the most powerful earthquake to strike the country in 36 years toppled ancient buildings and left thousands of people assistance
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In this week's episode of "Scheer Intelligence," Robert Scheer speaks with David Dayen, author of the book Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street's Great Foreclosure Fraud.
A few weeks ago, me and three friends settled into our seats at the Norse Theatre, excited to hear our idol, "punk poet laureate" Patti Smith, talk about her new book and sing a few songs. Michele leaned
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Drought in the south leaves households experiencing emergency levels of hunger, with nothing but wild fruits to eat Nearly 850,000 people in drought-hit southern Madagascar are experiencing “alarming”
Freak storms packing up to 100 mph winds hit Pennsylvania early Friday, sending floodwaters into hundreds of homes and causing a pipeline rupture that dumped more than 50,000 gallons of gasoline into stream,
Researchers have made the breakthrough of couch potatoes’ dreams with a new drug that mimics some of the most important effects of exercise. Scientists from Deakin University in Melbourne published their
Familiar weather patterns are a thing of the past, and the U.S. may face more extremes in the coming decades, says a noted meteorologist. “I don't recognize the climate anymore,” says Jeff Masters, the
You've got a smartwatch on your wrist, Siri in your palm, and emails notifications popping up on your computer screen all day long. Nope, you're not the only one who's been trying to master multi-tasking
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Residents of a small community on the east coast of New Zealand's North Island have been told they can return to their homes, after a severe earthquake at sea sparked a tsunami warning. The 7.1 quake 169km