Natural disasters

Study: Major quake could hit Tokyo within years

A new study is warning that the Tokyo region has a 70…

Swiss army battles snow at Davos economic forum

Thousands of Swiss soldiers and police have been shoveling snow to erect…

Ala. searchers going house-to-house after storms

Searchers in the Birmingham area were going from house-to-house early Monday in…

Offshore quake causes panic, no tsunami in Chile

A magnitude-6.2 earthquake struck Monday just off the shore of south-central Chile,…

6.2 quake hits off coast of southern Mexico

A magnitude-6.2 earthquake that hit off the coast of the southern Mexican…

Crews contain Reno fire that claimed 29 homes

As rain helped crews surround a brush fire that destroyed 29 homes…

Reunited Haiti family carries on 2 yrs after quake

The American missionaries arrived in a beige bus in the days after…

652 dead, 808 missing in Philippine floods

The Philippine Red Cross says the death toll from a storm that…

Unusual drought triggers alarm across Balkans

The waters of the mighty Danube are so low that dozens of…

Aerial view of tsunami zone: cleaner but barren

An aerial view of tsunami-battered seaside communities shows striking progress eight months…

Another D.C. Disaster

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Federal government needs a new way to pay for disasters

As sure as tornadoes erupt and waters rise, there’s another certainty for…