Japan's defenses have improved tremendously since then, but its population has tripled. Its coasts are far more crowded. The same is true all over the world, in countries that are much less prepared. In the Indian Ocean, where the deadliest tsunami
Scientists have known for decades that hidden under those impressive vistas at sites such as Death Valley and Yellowstone National Park are magma pools that under the right conditions can trigger explosive eruptions
Iran's state TV reports a moderate earthquake has jolted the city of Neyshabour in the northeast part of Iran.
A heightened state of alert has been issued for a remote Alaskan volcano after the detection of a drifting ash cloud, the result of what's believed to have been a lone explosion.
A 4.7 magnitude earthquake shook Oklahoma again at 8:46 p.m. Monday. This is the third large earthquake that rattled the Sooner State in just three days.
Can a megathrust quake destroy most of Midwestern United States killing a million or more people and causing up to a trillion dollars in property damage?
Some geophysicists say yes—they warn that unimaginable catastrophe may be closer than anyone w
I had to come see for myself. What does the worst radiation and natural disaster in history look like? Chaos. Devastation. Cataclysm. Right?
TVs, fridges and fishing boats: How TWENTY MILLION tons of Japan tsunami debris is closing in on Hawaii
Wings of Care and Gulf Restoration Network conducted a joint flyover of the spill site, bringing back photographic evidence of fresh oil near the site of the Macondo well. This in turn prompted reporters from the Mobile Press-Register to hire a boat
While all dogs are potentially dangerous, some are more dangerous than others. Some breeds of dog are significantly larger and stronger than the average person, and it is the duty of their owners to use training and discipline to restrain their pets.
Outside assistance from other state's National Guard units is needed because the Vermont National Guard's helicopter fleet is deployed on a mission in Iraq.
After calling for cuts to FEMA over the past weekend, Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) appeared on Anderson Cooper 360 Monday night and was asked if he wanted to get rid of the agency entirely.
Live from New York, it is the calm before what could be a very damaging storm as we await the impending arrival of Hurricane Irene (tracking map below)! With Hurricane Irene approaching, it is somewhat politically quiet now that President Obama is
Hurricane Irene is now on a path that could take it dangerously close to, if not over, the mid-Atlantic coastline and New York City on Sunday, posing a serious danger to millions of people.
In May, the federal government simulated an earthquake so massive, it killed 100,000 Midwesterners instantly, and forced more than 7 million people out of their homes.
Several bars in Washington smelled a business opportunity and declared earthquake happy hours for residents who did not want to brave the commuter crowds -- or who were suddenly given the afternoon off. "We have a lot of people who got half the d
Surviving an earthquake takes on new meaning after 5.8 magnitude quake hit's Virginia! We expect a lot of things on the east coast, but an earthquake is typically not one of them. I was sitting at my desk on the first floor of a five story buildi
Megyn Kelly just shared word that a D.C. police officer told a Fox News producer that there is concern that the Washington Monument may be tilting following a 5.9 magnitude earthquake.
The most powerful earthquake to strike the East Coast in 67 years shook buildings and rattled nerves from South Carolina to Maine on Tuesday.
Icebergs have been reported to calve following earthquakes before, including after the magnitude 6.3 earthquake that struck Christchurch, New Zealand, on Feb 22. But the new finding marks the first direct observation of such a connection between tsun
gushing waters that took months to recede. But the disaster gave him a chance to break free from centuries of oppression. He is one of thousands who prefer life in rotting camps to returning to feudal estates where debts and marriages can end in d
“Now It All Makes Sense.” A Missouri farming and ranching contact just got off a conference call wherein he was informed that the federal government is sending out letters to all of the flooded out farmers in the Missouri River flood plain and botto
Tons of radioactive water were discovered on Tuesday to have leaked into the ground from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant, the latest in a series of leaks at the plant damaged in a March earthquake and tsunami, the country’s nuclear watchdog said.
Unbelievable footage of the tsunami that hit Japan, filmed from inside a car.
The Fukushima nuclear reactors in Japan continues to smolder, burn and spew nuclear waste, but the big story is overshadowed by trivialities like a Weiner! As the world is told that the crisis in Japan is contained and under control there is some
Authorities predict downpours in the country's south after heavy rains wreak havoc in eastern provinces.
FEMA announced that President Obama has approved federal aid to the state of Nebraska beginning on June 17, 2011, and continuing as needed.
"On June 6, 2011, the Fort Calhoun pressurized water nuclear reactor 20 miles north of Omaha, Nebraska entered emergency status due to imminent flooding from the Missouri River. A day later, there was an electrical fire requiring plant evacuation.
Relief at nuclear operator TEPCO as cabinet approves bill to compensate thousands of people effected by Fukushima plant.
James Corbett, Osaka-based editor of the independent news website http://www.corbettreport.com/, says workers at the Fukushima nuclear plant are running out of the ability to store radioactive water...