A strong earthquake shook Alaska's largest city, Anchorage, startling residents, damaging buildings and uprooting roads. The governor has declared a disaster, and schools are closed for several days until buildings can be assessed. Judy Woodruff speaks by phone to Lori…
Officials plan prayers in areas such as Balaroa, Petobo and Jono Oge where the force of the Sept. 28 quake liquefied soft soil and tore apart neighborhoods.
By Dita Alangkara, Andi Jatmiko, Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, rescue workers in Indonesia spent a final day looking for tsunami victims. The death toll has topped more than 2,000, but authorities say thousands of bodies could be buried under the mud. Also, 55 people…
Emergency teams worked to provide relief in Haiti on Sunday after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake killed 11 people and left 135 injured.
By Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, the Department of Homeland Security says it wants to detain migrant families together until their cases are resolved. That goes against the 1997 Flores agreement that requires migrant children be held in the least restrictive…
By Fabiola Sanchez, Scott Smith, Associated Press
The magnitude 7.3 quake Tuesday was the largest to strike Venezuela since 1900.
By Rosidin Sembahulun, Associated Press
Strong earthquakes jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday, causing power blackouts, landslides and damage to buildings, as the tourist hotspot tries to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people.
By Todd Pitman, Ninek Karmini, Associated Press
Seismic activity is commonplace across the Indonesian archipelago, which is home to more active volcanoes than anywhere else on Earth. The country straddles the so-called "Ring of Fire," an arc of volcanoes and fault lines that stretch across the Pacific…
By Andi Jatmiko, Associated Press
TANJUNG, Indonesia — The Indonesian island of Lombok was shaken by a third big earthquake in little more than a week Thursday as the official death toll from the most powerful of the quakes topped 300.
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