Natural disasters

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattles Crete

Greek authorities say an earthquake with preliminary 4.9-magnitude has shaken the country's…

 

Magnitude 5.4 quake shakes northern Italy

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake shook northern Italy on Friday, the second such temblor…

 

Magnitude 5.5 quake shakes Japan

A magnitude-5.5 earthquake rattled Yamanashi prefecture in central Japan on Saturday morning,…

 

No damage preliminary 3.4 quake hits near Sonoma

No damage has been reported after an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude…

Scientists: Haiti, DR may facing big quake period

Haiti and the neighboring Dominican Republic could be in for a period…

AP Interview: Haitian leader could pardon Duvalier

Haiti's president suggested Thursday that he might pardon former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier,…

Japan to play Taiwan in March 11 charity game

A team of All-Stars from Japanese professional baseball will take on their…

Magnitude 5.3 quake off Greek islands, no injuries

Greek authorities say an earthquake with preliminary 5.3-magnitude has shaken the southern…

Man charged in Calif. wildfire weighs plea change

A man charged with setting a 2003 Southern California wildfire that caused…

Severe flooding, landslides kill 6 in Fiji

Severe flooding and landslides in Fiji have killed six people and left…

Tropical depression hits Mozambique

Mozambique's meteorological service says the second tropical depression to hit the southern…

4 dead after landslide hits Papua New Guinea

Rescuers were pulling bodies from the debris of a landslide that struck…

APNewsBreak: Obama to protect US goods globally

President Barack Obama adopted a new strategy Wednesday declaring for the first…

Miners feared dead in Pakistan after landslide

Police say at least nine miners are feared dead after they were…

Quake rattles northern Italy

Officials say an earthquake has shaken a wide area of northern Italy…

Samples of warnings about quakes in New Delhi

Excerpts from some government documents that contain several warnings — widely ignored…

Severe storms drench Texas, spawn tornadoes

Heavy rain and powerful winds that spawned several tornadoes have swept across…

Kashmir avalanche kills Indian soldier, 6 missing

A huge avalanche buried seven Indian soldiers on Tuesday while they were…

Magnitude-6.3 quake hits Pacific; no tsunami alert

A magnitude-6.3 earthquake has shaken the Pacific region south of the Fiji…

Quake shakes rural Northern California, no damage

A magnitude-3.9 earthquake has struck Mendocino County in Northern California. The U.S.…