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Jun 27, 2012 at 8:37 AM

CORVALLIS, Ore. – At the beginning of 2010, Oregon State University geologist Bob Yeats told a national reporter that Port au Prince, Haiti, was a “time bomb” for a devastating earthquake because of its crowded, poorly constructed buildings and...
Jun 27, 2012 at 7:00 AM
A week after an Oregon State professor called Port au Prince, Haiti, a time bomb for a devastating earthquake, a magnitude 7 quake killed hundreds of thousands there. He sees other ticking time bombs around the world's active faults.
Sep 1, 2011 at 5:00 AM
On the northern flank of Mount Hood, a scar in the earth's crust stretches for several miles beneath the fir trees that hide it from airborne observers.
Aug 23, 2011 at 2:04 PM
Amid the Twittersphere eruption at the quake in Virginia Tuesday came questions wondering how it compared to notable quakes around the Northwest, especially the 6.8 Nisqually quake that struck 10 years ago.
Jul 6, 2011 at 4:00 PM
A powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake rattled the remote Kermadec Islands in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. It triggered a small tsunami that had New Zealand bracing for high waves.
Mar 11, 2011 at 3:40 PM
Huge earthquakes rocked northeastern Japan on Saturday, a day after a giant temblor set off a powerful tsunami that killed hundreds of people, turned the coast into a swampy wasteland.
Mar 11, 2011 at 5:08 AM
A ferocious tsunami unleashed by Japan's biggest recorded earthquake slammed into its eastern coast Friday, killing hundreds of people as it carried away ships, cars and homes, and triggered widespread fires.
Mar 2, 2011 at 1:51 PM
Two-time U.S. 10,000-meter champion Galen Rupp will run his first half-marathon in New York this month.
Mar 1, 2011 at 6:49 PM
The bodies of some victims of New Zealand's devastating earthquake may never be recovered because they were pulverized by the buildings that collapsed around them, police said Wednesday.
Feb 27, 2011 at 6:23 PM
The first funeral for a victim of New Zealand's devastating earthquake has been held in Christchurch - for a 5-month-old boy.
Feb 25, 2011 at 9:16 PM
Fresh aftershocks sent masonry tumbling among rescuers in New Zealand's quake zone and a cat sparked false alarms Saturday of a possible survivor, as the disaster's death toll rose to 145 with more than 200 missing.
Feb 25, 2011 at 2:23 PM
Three hours after Oregon State University student Joslyn Krahel touched down in New Zealand, a devastating earthquake rocked Christchurch.
Feb 25, 2011 at 2:23 PM
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - Buildings turned to matchsticks. Rubble littered the street. Screams for help echoed down the streets as rescuers searched for survivors - and victims. Three hours after Oregon State University student Joslyn Krahel...
Feb 25, 2011 at 7:41 AM
A woman plucked from a building that collapsed in this week's earthquake went ahead with her planned wedding Friday - a bright spot in Christchurch as the death toll rose to 113 and relatives anguished over the missing.
Feb 23, 2011 at 5:07 PM
Hopes faded of finding more survivors Thursday in the collapsed downtown towers of New Zealand's quake-shattered Christchurch, as officials said the death toll rose to 98 with grave fears for many of the 226 missing.