Vanuatu families struggle after Tropical Cyclone Pam But it's also one of the poorest nations in the Pacific ... to one of the islands in the south of the archipelago. Many people now lack the basics of life: clean water, food and shelter. "Homes have been lost; crops are destroyed. The damage is enormous ... 03/16/2015 - 12:25 am | View Link
Gov declares emergency after SF Bay quake From Texas to the Carolinas, people throughout the South ... earthquake strikes near Greek island Seismologists in Greece say a magnitude 6.1 earthquake has struck near the island of Crete, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage. 08/24/2014 - 8:42 am | View Link
Another quake strikes off Solomons, sparks tsunami warning A major earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck off the coast of the Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean ... and there were no immediate reports of damage. The quake was centred 100 km (60 miles) south of Kira Kira on the island of Makira at a depth of ... 04/13/2014 - 7:40 pm | View Link
Quake strikes off Papua New Guinea, no damage reported A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck 46 miles (74 km) west of Bougainville island in Papua New Guinea on Sunday but there were no immediate reports of damage. The quake ... and prompting evacuations across the South Pacific. The Solomons, perched on the ... 04/13/2013 - 6:17 pm | View Link
Tsunami warning issued after 7.7 magnitude earthquake strikes US off Alaska coast There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage ... A similar 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit Canada's Queen Charlotte Islands, located just south of the current epicenter, last October. That quake did trigger a small Pacific tsunami which eventually ... 01/4/2013 - 9:30 pm | View Link
International News | World News Get the latest international news and events from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and more. See world news photos and videos at ABCNews 04/26/2015 - 12:32 am | View Website
Magnitude 7.4 Earthquake Strikes Oaxaca, Mexico A magnitude-7.4 earthquake struck in the Mexican state of Oaxaca Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at 12:02 p.m., local time at the epicenter. It was followed by a subsequent ... 04/25/2015 - 5:30 pm | View Website
2014 South Napa earthquake Several older commercial buildings in downtown Napa showed signs of extensive external damage even though many had been retrofitted for earthquake safety protection ... 04/16/2015 - 8:25 pm | View Website
2010 Chile earthquake This was the strongest earthquake affecting Chile since the magnitude 9.5 1960 Valdivia earthquake (the most energetic earthquake ever measured in the world), and it ... 04/11/2015 - 5:00 am | View Website
5.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Coast Of Northern ... The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 off the coast of northern California. 01/1/2015 - 1:13 am | View Website
Sudan's Election Commission says President Omar al-Bashir has won re-election with 94 percent of the vote, extending his 25-year rule despite war crimes charges and multiple insurgencies.
Al-Bashir, who took power in a bloodless Islamist coup in 1989, is the only sitting head of state facing genocide charges at the International Criminal Court.
A hue of blue inspired by the waters of Hawaii is a prominent feature of the Obama state china service being unveiled by the White House.
A fluted band of Kailua Blue, framed by a textured gold rim and a simple gold inner line, appears on all pieces of the service, except the dinner and serving plates, according to a description provided by the White House.
The Obama state china service was paid for with money from a private fund that is used to buy fine and decorative arts for the White House and is administered by the White House Historical Association.
The condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers are still struggling to reach two days after the earthquake could raise the casualty count of 3,700.
Nepalese expats are trying to reach trapped victims through global messaging apps, Facebook and their cellphones.
The long-awaited trial of James Holmes, the man who killed 12 people at a packed Batman movie premiere, gets underway with opening statements.
Thousands of people, including an Obama aide, are attending services of a man who died after sustaining serious spinal injuries in the custody of Baltimore police.
Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bomber return to federal court to make their case that he should be spared the death penalty.
MOSCOW — If you’re going to twerk in Russia, don’t do it next to a World War II memorial. That’s the lesson learned over the weekend by three women whose hip-thrusting dance next to a vast Black Sea war memorial garnered them jail terms of up to 15 days. The decision came just two weeks after Russian authorities opened an inquiry into “depraved acts” related to a performance of the suggestive moves at a central Russian dance school, whose students dressed as twerking bumblebees.