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Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 8:48 PM

Scientists Say San Francisco Earthquake Wasn't "The Big One"

Geologists say that an earthquake much stronger than the Loma Prieta earthquake, which hit San Francisco on October 17, 1989, could be on the horizon. Although Loma Prieta was a big quake, the epicenter was located 60 miles south of the Bay Area's urban center, which undoubtedly saved lives and property. Experts are concerned that the Hayward Fault, which lies along the heavily-populated East Bay area, is a ticking time bomb. They say a 7.9 quake there could leave 7,000 dead and 300,000 homeless. Read »
Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 7:51 PM

Ebola Co-Discoverer Says Crisis Was "Avoidable"

Saturday, Oct 18, 2014 at 9:08 AM

Ebola Fear Factor: Why U.S. Needs a Viral Reality Check

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 6:22 PM

U.S. Launches 6 More Airstrikes Near Kobani

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 5:18 PM

Judge Strikes Down Wyoming Gay Marriage Ban

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Scientists Consider New Geological Epoch

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 4:32 PM

Facebook Is Hunting for Your Stolen Passwords

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 4:06 PM

Russia Has Widest Wealth Gap, Report Says

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 3:42 PM

Australian Says Spider Burrowed Into Him on Vacation

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 1:15 PM

Dow Soars 300 to Break Six-Day Losing Streak

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 9:44 AM

ISIS Hostage "Scared" But Hopeful: Ex-Cellmate

An American aid worker threatened with beheading by ISIS in Syria was scared but trying to remain hopeful as other hostages were freed or led away to be executed, a former cellmate said Friday. Nicolas Henin, one of four French journalists released from captivity in April, said in an interview with NBC News that Abdul-Rahman Kassig had little choice but to remain optimistic. “If you have no hope whatsoever, you just can't survive,” he said. Kassig changed his name from Peter to Abdul-Rahman when he converted to Islam in captivity - a move Henin said the American explained as “the best way to give him strength to deal with the difficulties of this captivity.” Read »
Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 7:58 AM

U.S. Tourist Trapped in London Bookstore for 2 Hours

Saturday, Oct 18, 2014 at 11:32 AM

Thousands Without Power After Gonzalo Hits Bermuda

Hurricane Gonzalo tore through Bermuda Friday overnight, causing possibly millions of dollars in damage and knocking out power to around 85 percent of the island. Gonzalo, a Category 2 storm, slammed the island with 110 mph winds, and then quickly moved away early Saturday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center. Damage from Gonazalo - the strongest Atlantic Hurricane since Igor in 2010 - was believed to be widespread but authorities were waiting for daylight to assess the full extent of it, a spokeswoman from Bermuda's Emergency Measures Organization told Reuters. Bermuda's electric company said Saturday morning that approximately 26,775 customers — roughly 40% of the population — were without power. Read »
Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 10:24 PM

Hong Kong Police Move In, Clear Protest Zone

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Officials Seek Customers at Bridal Shop During Ebola Nurse Visit

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