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Sandy death toll mounts as New York subway rolls again The toll of death and suffering from superstorm Sandy mounted on Thursday even as New York struggled back to life, with the first subway trains rolling in four days.
02 ноября 2012
Storm-ravaged New Jersey Shore vows to rebuild As she climbed past a tree that collapsed just by her front stoop, Joanne Tunbridge thought back to her father who built the house two blocks from the beach in the 1950s.
02 ноября 2012
Hurricane forces three US reactors shut Three US nuclear power reactors remained shut down and a fourth on alert Tuesday after Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc with transmission networks and high waters threatened cooling systems.
31 октября 2012
Hurricane can't stop the party at US gambling city Hurricane Sandy plowed into Atlantic City, knocking down trees and smashing windows, but the superstorm failed to crash the party at the seaside casino town's only open bar.
30 октября 2012
Deadly storm floods and blacks out Manhattan Hurricane Sandy sent crippling floods pouring onto New York streets Monday, provoking a power plant explosion, blacking out much of Manhattan and leaving widespread storm devastation.
30 октября 2012
Photo courtesy of Western Canada rattled by 6.3 magnitude quake 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck the coast of western Canada, several hours after a powerful temblor nearby sparked a tsunami warning and sent Hawaiians scrambling.
29 октября 2012
Obama campaign worries storm could impact turnout President Barack Obama's jittery campaign voiced fears Sunday that Hurricane Sandy could hurt his re-election chances by reducing turnout, as the storm forced both candidates to cancel campaign stops.
29 октября 2012
Hurricane 'havoc' hits US election endgame Hurricane Sandy, bearing a dangerous "October Surprise," shredded candidates' endgame plans for next week's toss-up US election Sunday, in a new test of nerve for Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
29 октября 2012
Hurricane Sandy set to strengthen on path to Cuba Hurricane Sandy was expected to strengthen as it careened towards Cuba early Thursday after battering Jamaica, where it downed power lines and forced more than a thousand people to seek emergency shelter.
26 октября 2012
Fukushima panel chief hopes for change in Japan The head of a hard-hitting panel that blamed cultural factors for the Fukushima nuclear disaster voiced hope Tuesday that the tragedy would help open up Japan's system of government.
17 октября 2012
Iran develops plans for deliberate Gulf oil spill: report Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have developed plans to damage an oil tanker in the Gulf to create an environmental disaster, German magazine Spiegel reported on Sunday.
17 октября 2012
Italy holds hearings into Costa Concordia shipwreck An Italian court will hold a series of hearings starting on Monday to work out the details of the tragic night of the Costa Concordia disaster, with captain Francesco Schettino expected to attend.
15 октября 2012
World leaders meet on disaster management in Japan Politicians and aid officials gathered on Tuesday in the northeast of Japan, devastated by last year's quake and tsunami, to discuss what lessons can be learned from disasters.
10 октября 2012
All 18 children dead in China landslide: state media All 18 school children who were buried when a landslide engulfed their primary school in remote and mountainous southwestern China have died.
06 октября 2012
©REUTERS S. Korea probes toxic leak as impact worsens South Korea on Friday launched a full inquiry into a toxic chemical leak in the southeastern city of Gumi, as officials considered designating the affected area a "disaster zone".
05 октября 2012
Powerful typhoon kills two, hurts scores in Japan Powerful Typhoon Jelawat left at least two people dead and more than 180 injured in Japan over the weekend before passing out into the Pacific on Monday.
01 октября 2012
Britain faces more floods as hundreds evacuated Britain was bracing for more torrential rain on Wednesday as hundreds of people spent the night away from their flooded homes following two days of heavy downpours.
26 сентября 2012
Photo courtesy of Strong quake forces tourists to flee hotels in Mexico A strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake rattled Mexico's Baja California peninsula Tuesday, forcing more than 1,000 tourists to flee their hotels and take refuge on beaches and in gardens.
26 сентября 2012
After drenching New Orleans, Isaac threatens dam Authorities in two states along the US Gulf Coast urged residents to seek shelter Thursday amid fears a dam could fail, as a weakening Isaac doused an already drenched region.
31 августа 2012
Hurricane Isaac makes landfall, New Orleans braces Hurricane Isaac on Tuesday made landfall in Louisiana and barreled towards New Orleans, seven years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the "Big Easy" and killed 1,800 people on the US Gulf Coast.
31 августа 2012

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