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Report: Quake hits Papua New Guinea

The South Pacific island of Papua New Guinea was hit by a powerful earthquake on Tuesday, The Associated Press reported.

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Chile's Calbuco Volcano erupts for third time

Chile's Calbuco Volcano erupted again Thursday, marking the third time since last week, the National Service of Geology and Mining said.

Gregorio Billikopf lives across Lake Llanquihue from the volcano has been photographing and videotaping the three ...

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Shelter needed for Nepal quake homeless

Half a million tents are urgently needed for the huge number of people forced from their homes by Nepal's devastating earthquake, a government minister said Wednesday.

Minendra Rijal, Nepal's minister of information and communications, said relief ope...

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Nepal earthquake: Death toll passes 4,800

More than 4,800 people dead. More than 9,200 injured. Eight million affected across Nepal. One million children urgently in need of help.

Those are the startling numbers that indicate the scale of the devastation from the huge earthquake that struck ...

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Huge tornado, softball-sized hail reported in Texas

If that was a tornado, it was one monster of one. Luckily, so far it looks like no one was hurt.

With tornadoes touching down near Dallas on Sunday, Ryan Shepard snapped a photo of a black cloud formation reaching down to the ground. He said it was a...

Severe storm capsizes regatta sailboats

5 missing after storm strikes Alabama regatta

Two bodies have been recovered from Mobile Bay, Alabama, after a severe storm capsized sailboats in a regatta on Saturday, U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Duke Walker said Sunday.

Walker said authorities are still looking for five missing people. Maj. Steve Th...

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Rain, winds and flooding batter Sydney

About a quarter of a million Australian homes and businesses have no power after a "once in a decade" storm battered Sydney and nearby areas.

Lyrid meteor shower crosses night sky

Look for spectacular shooting stars this week as the annual Lyrid meteor shower light up the nighttime sky.

Although the meteor shower started Thursday and goes through Saturday, the best times to view the shooting stars will be Wednesday into Thursda...


Possible Japan tsunami debris found in Oregon

Those poor fish must have been wondering what the heck was happening to them.

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department has reported that a section of a fiberglass boat 20 or 30 feet long was spotted off the state's coast this week and has been towed...

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Tornadoes hit parts of Midwest; 2 killed

Geraldine Schultz, 67, and Jacklyn Klosa, 69, were neighbors in the rural Illinois hamlet of Fairdale.

On Thursday night, their close-knit community was ravaged by a tornado that shredded homes and ripped trees bare of leaves and most limbs. Only the ...

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Eyes On the Tropics...Already?

The Atlantic hurricane season doesn't begin until June 1, but some forecast models are hinting at an interesting coastal low later this week.  


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