Earthquakes

China Factory Explosion That's Killed 47 Adds to Industrial Sector's Dark History of Deadly Accidents

China Factory Explosion That's Killed 47 Adds to Industrial Sector's Dark History of Deadly Accidents

9 hours ago   |   Fortune

A blast at a Tianjiayi Chemical factory in China's eastern Jiangsu province has killed 47 people and seriously injured a further 90, a third of whom are reported to be in a...
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What can machine learning tell us about the solid Earth?

What can machine learning tell us about the solid Earth?

1 day ago   |   Stanford

Scientists are training machine learning algorithms to help shed light on earthquake hazards, volcanic eruptions, groundwater flow and longstanding mysteries about what goes on...
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How fluid viscosity affects earthquake intensity

2 days ago   |   Science Daily

Scientists have demonstrated that the viscosity of fluids present in faults has a direct effect on the intensity of earthquakes.
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Moderate earthquake hits Turkey; 3 people injured

Moderate earthquake hits Turkey; 3 people injured

2 days ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

ANKARA, Turkey - A moderately-strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 hit southwestern Turkey on Wednesday, Turkish authorities said. At least three people...
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Moderate earthquake hits Turkey; no casualties reported

2 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

ANKARA, Turkey - A moderately-strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 hit southwestern Turkey on Wednesday, Turkish authorities said. There were no immediate...
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A new first: Scientists mimic nature's self-affinity using computer simulations

3 days ago   |   Science Daily

For the first time, researchers have simulated the process of surface roughness creation. This is a step forward in understanding the emergence of fractal characteristic of...
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West Dodge looks like "earthquake movie"

West Dodge looks like "earthquake movie"

3 days ago   |   KETV

Troopers say drivers need to find other route for long-term
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Flash Floods and Earthquake in Indonesia Kill at Least 58 People, Officials Say

4 days ago   |   Time

Flash floods and mudslides triggered by downpours tore through mountainside villages in Indonesia's easternmost province, killing at least 58 people, disaster officials said...
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Quake-triggered landslide kills 2 on Indonesia's Lombok

5 days ago   |   National Post

JAKARTA, Indonesia - A moderately strong earthquake triggered a landslide that hit a popular waterfall on the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, killing at least...
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Despite its peace, Christchurch painfully used to trauma

5 days ago   |   National Post

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - Ahmed Tani settled in Christchurch as a refugee in 1999. After his escape from civil war in Somalia, the New Zealand city seemed a place of peace, a...
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Shaquille O'Neal joins Papa John's board of directors

Shaquille O'Neal joins Papa John's board of directors

Papa John's is making a big addition to its board of directors: NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal. Read more ...

Lawsuit: Flight attendants drugged, sexually assaulted by JetBlue pilots...

Lawsuit: Flight attendants drugged, sexually assaulted by JetBlue pilots during beachside layover

Three women said two JetBlue pilots they met on the beach gave them a drug-laced beer. One of the pilots sexually assaulted two of them, they said in a lawsuit. Read more ...

It's official: Jimmy Carter becomes the oldest living former president ever

It's official: Jimmy Carter becomes the oldest living former president ever

Jimmy Carter was the first U.S. president to be born in a hospital. On Friday, he marks a new milestone as the oldest living former president ever. Read more ...

Two U.S. service members killed during operation in Afghanistan

Two U.S. service members killed during operation in Afghanistan

The fatalities underscore the difficulties in bringing peace to Afghanistan even as Washington has stepped up efforts to find a way to end America's longest war. Read more ...

Trump is planning to appoint a conservative economist to the Federal Reserve...

Trump is planning to appoint a conservative economist to the Federal Reserve Board who has repeatedly called for the entire Federal Reserve to be fired

President Donald Trump said Friday that he will nominate conservative economist Stephen Moore to the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors. Moore has been an ardent supporter of... Read more ...

Chris Sale nearing monster contract with Red Sox

Chris Sale nearing monster contract with Red Sox

The Sale is going fast, and it's bad news for the Yankees. Star starter Chris Sale is nearing an extension with the Red Sox, multiple outlets reported Friday. According to... Read more ...

More than 69,000 pounds of chicken strips recalled due to possible metal in...

More than 69,000 pounds of chicken strips recalled due to possible metal in product

Check your freezer for this chicken strips product that could contain metal pieces. Read more ...

March Madness live scores: Highlights, Day 2 results from 2019 NCAA...

March Madness live scores: Highlights, Day 2 results from 2019 NCAA Tournament games

Sporting News is tracking all the action from Day 2 of the 2019 NCAA Tournament. Keep up with the latest March Madness scores and highlights with our live updates from Friday's... Read more ...

Trump To Nominate Former Campaign Adviser Stephen Moore For Fed

Trump To Nominate Former Campaign Adviser Stephen Moore For Fed

Moore is a conservative economic commentator. Read more ...

Democratic Socialists of America Back Bernie Sanders For 2020

Democratic Socialists of America Back Bernie Sanders For 2020

The Democratic Socialists of America , the labor-oriented, social democratic political organization, is backing Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in his 2020 run for president. The... Read more ...