Earthquake

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Nepal Aid Still Not Reaching Some Isolated Villages A Week Later

With help still not reaching some isolated villages a week after Nepal’s devastating earthquake, a top international aid official said Saturday that more helicopters were needed to get assistance to the farthest reaches of this Himalayan nation.

05/02/2015

A volunteer walks on top of the debris of a collapsed temple at Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu. (Photo by Omar Havana/Getty Images)

Pentagon Sending Aid To Quake-Ravaged Nepal

Military cargo plane has left Dover Air Force Base with 45 tons of equipment to provide relief for earthquake survivors.

04/27/2015

A Nepalese girl takes out belongings from her damaged house in Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu on April 26, 2015. International aid groups and governments intensified efforts to get rescuers and supplies into earthquake-hit Nepal on April 26, but severed communications and landslides in the Himalayan nation posed formidable challenges to the relief effort.  (Photo credit PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images)

Nepal Earthquake: How to Help the Relief Effort

Organizations across the world are sending supplies, teams and medical aid to Nepal. Here’s how you can help.

04/26/2015

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Md. High School Student Raises Funds for Nepal Earthquake Victims

A Towson High School junior watched helplessly as Nepal was devastated by a massive earthquake on Saturday.

04/26/2015

File photo of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Damaged D.C. Cathedral Hosts Earthquake Drill Event

The earthquake-damaged Washington National Cathedral is the setting for a presentation on preparedness as part of a national earthquake drill.

10/16/2014

The USGS says the quake was centered 32 miles west of Richmond at 9:47 p.m. Wednesday and had a preliminary magnitude of 3.2. (Getty Images)

USGS: 6.0 Earthquake Shakes N. California; Largest Since 1989

Officials say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has been reported in California’s northern San Francisco Bay area.

08/24/2014

The USGS says the quake was centered 32 miles west of Richmond at 9:47 p.m. Wednesday and had a preliminary magnitude of 3.2. (Getty Images)

Small Earthquake Shudders Through Virginia

The USGS says the quake was centered 32 miles west of Richmond at 9:47 p.m. Wednesday and had a preliminary magnitude of 3.2.

05/21/2014

Washington Monument Lighting

WATCH: Time Lapse Video of the Washington Monument Restoration

A company called EarthCam used a special camera to capture months of repair work on the Washington Monument, and now you can watch the time-lapse footage of the reconstruction process.

05/09/2014

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‘American Idol’ Winner To Help Reopen Washington Monument

“American Idol” winner Candice Glover will help reopen the Washington Monument, which has been closed since a 2011 earthquake.

04/29/2014

People flee the "Costa Verde" bay after a tsunami alert in Lima on April 1, 2014. (credit: ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP/Getty Images)

300 Inmates Escape From Chilean Prison Following Deadly 8.2 Quake

Authorities kept hundreds of thousands of people out of their beds early Wednesday after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck off Chile’s northern coast. Five people were crushed to death or suffered fatal heart attacks, a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth’s crust.

04/02/2014

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