Apr 21

Easter Sunday bomb blasts kill more than 200 in Sri Lanka

More than 200 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in or near Sri Lanka's capital on Easter Sunday — the deadliest violence the South Asian island country has seen…

Dec 24

The day that changed tsunami science

On the day after Christmas 2004, a horrifying tsunami swept across the Indian Ocean. It claimed an estimated 230,000 lives. With no warning system in the Indian Ocean, scientists were helpless to provide an accurate warning in time. Ten years…

Students in Sri Lanka take part in a painting competition yesterday. Photo credit: Ishara S. Kodikara /AFP /Getty Images.