Man who faced Colo. fire with shovel, well water can relax as neighbors return to their homes

Neighbors rejoin man who faced CO fire with shovel

Grateful for no deaths, New Zealand cleaning up after quake that ripped open new fault line

NZ cleans up after quake that tore new fault line

Powerful 7.1 earthquake smashes buildings, rips open new fault, but no deaths reported

N. Zealand quake smashes buildings, rips new fault

Buildings collapse, 2 seriously injured as powerful quake rocks New Zealand

Buildings collapse, 2 injured in powerful NZ quake

Chile sticks to conservative rescue timeline; Pinera may have learned lesson from Gulf spill

President Barack Obama speaks briefly on Afghanistan

Geology of Chilean gold and copper mine helped miners survive with air, water and warmth

Geology helped trapped miners survive in Chile

Federal official: 36-foot-long crack in W.Va. mine didn’t cause blast, disputes Massey claim

Feds, Massey dispute what caused W.Va. mine blast

Washington wakes up to wha? Minor earthquake rattles the DC area; no injuries reported

President Barack Obama speaks briefly on Afghanistan
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Alaska geologist mauled by grizzly grateful for training on surviving bear attacks

Alaska geologist survives two attacks by grizzly

Alaska geologist mauled twice by grizzly survived by playing dead

Alaska geologist survives 2 attacks by grizzly

California geology officials unveil new seismic map that includes additional fault lines

California officials unveil new seismic map

Spewing anew, volcano keeps Europe land-bound and uncertain of long term under ashy shadow

Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama

Scientists fear larger volcanic eruption in Iceland could bring global consequences

Iceland’s eruptions could have global consequences

Rock slide punches holes in bridge, dots Colo. highway with boulders; gov declares emergency

Colo. rock slide rains boulders on bridge, highway

Worsening quake problem not below ground, but above; more people, poor buildings, more deaths

Not more quakes, just more people in quake zones

Mega earthquake on par with one that struck Chile could strike Pacific Northwest

Northwest at risk of megaquake like one in Chile

Scientists: Chile earthquake among most powerful type of quake, similar to 2004 Asian quake

Chile quake in ‘elite class’ like 2004 Asian quake

Tale of 2 quakes: Chile built for resistance, Haiti to crumble

Chile was ready for quake, Haiti wasn’t

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The earthquake in Chile was far stronger than the one that struck Haiti last month — yet the death toll in this Caribbean nation is magnitudes higher.

Scientists warned Haitian officials in 2008 that the country was ripe for a major earthquake

Scientists warned Haiti officials of quake in ‘08