January 5, 2013 The magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit late Friday night, but warnings were canceled after it appeared the tsunami no longer posed a threat.
December 6, 2012 One of the nation's largest art fairs is bringing some strange sights to Miami. The most remarkable might be a 100-foot long homage to the artist Christo. The mechanical alligator head is floating in Biscayne Bay. The plan is to add a 200-foot body and tail next year.
October 27, 2012 All Italians are being urged to eat a special cheese and rice dish tonight to promote the revitalization of Emilio-Romagna, Italy's famous food production region, after the deadly earthquakes back in May destroyed factories and warehouses.
April 11, 2012 While a powerful temblor near Sumatra has led to a "tsunami watch" for the entire Indian Ocean, so far only a minor wave has been generated.
October 5, 2011 The National Cathedral, closed since sustaining extensive damage from the August earthquake that shook Washington, D.C., and the surrounding area, will reopen on Nov. 12, according to officials.
September 26, 2011 Surveillance cameras captured the drama as the monument shook — and shook. Debris started to fall as a ranger ushered visitors to the stairs. The monument remains closed.
August 23, 2011 It takes more than a magnitude 5.8 earthquake to stop democracy, even in a part of the country not used to even moderate-sized earthquakes.Virginia is holding some primaries Tuesday and the state's board of elections alerted voters that polling is still on, even near the quake's epicenter in rural Louisa County.
March 15, 2011 The race to find survivors along Japan's coast is underway. The New York Times used aerial photos from before the earthquake and tsunami, and immediately following to show the destruction. Users can slide a tab to compare.
March 12, 2011 The Smithsonian has recently discovered a rare perspective on the legendary quake: 3-D, color stereo photographs.
March 3, 2011 In Christchurch, New Zealand, officials have ended the search for survivors of the powerful earthquake that struck nine days ago. No survivors have been found in the past week.
January 12, 2011 Sylvana Joseph, a guest on Talk of the Nation, looks back on the year since the earthquake that left Haiti in ruins. Joseph, a Haitian-American, is determined to continue to tell stories, laugh and find joy one year after the earthquake.
December 21, 2010 Seas are not expected to rise too high, however. And no tsunami is likely elsewhere in the Pacific, U.S. officials say.