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The Hartford CourantNatural disasters in 2012 cost insurance companies about $58 billion, making it the second-most expensive year ever in the U.S., exceeded only by 2005 when hurricanes Katrina and Rita smashed into the Gulf Coast. Far and away the biggest factor in the...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A strong earthquake struck the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Friday, sending goods tumbling from shelves and prompting terrified holiday shoppers to flee as buildings shook. There was no tsunami alert issued...
World NowOne year ago, a massive earthquake killed 185 people and destroyed much of downtown Christchurch. In the year since the magnitude 6.3 quake, New Zealanders have tried to piece together their lives and rebuild, even as earthquakes continue to rock the...
News 7 ReporterAfter most major earthquakes, scientists and engineers travel to the affected area to assess the damage and learn what stood up under the quake, and what failed. Virginia Tech engineering professor Russ Green recently returned from New Zealand, after...
It happened again: A natural disaster half way around the world jogged my memory. News of the 6.3 magnitude earthquake in New Zealand on Feb. 22 took me back to Jan. 28, 1996. It was Sunday morning, and we had no planned events for the day until our...
The level of devastation from this week's earthquake in New Zealand has some California scientists saying that the state's seismic building codes should be reevaluated to address the striking structural failures seen in Christchurch. In New Zealand,...
Steve Silverman earlier this week sat at the front of his fourth-grade classroom during a reading exercise, pulled out a crumpled ball of paper and lobbed it at a student. With their hands stretched skyward, the George Washington Elementary students...
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The earthquake that struck Christchurch has caused some 30 million tons of ice to break off from New Zealand's biggest glacier. Tour guides at the Tasman Glacier in the Southern Alps say the quake caused the ice to...
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Fox59Former U.S. Senator Evan Bayh (D-Indiana) and his wife Susan were in Christchurch, New Zealand when a deadly earthquake struck Tuesday. A spokesperson with the Washington, D.C. law firm McGuireWoods LLP said the couple was attending an international...
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Associated PressOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Some shut themselves inside to pray for mercy as they waited for the world's end. Others met for tearful last lunches with their children, and prepared to leave behind homes and pets as they were swept up to heaven. And across...
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New Zealand shows even strong building codes are no match for monster earthquake, experts say [Update]L.A. NOWThe devastation and loss of life in the Christchurch, New Zealand, quakes offer some sober lessons for California, earthquake experts said. The damage shows that a sharp earthquake in a highly vulnerable area can get the better of strong seismic......
L.A. NOWIn 2019 the Rose Parade will mark its 130th anniversary. It will also mark another milestone: It will be led by the first African American president of the Tournament of Roses Assn. Gerald Freeny, 50, who joined the nonprofit association......
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