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Mar 5, 2013 at 11:39 AM
Scientists from Oregon State University, who have examined more than three dozen pieces of debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami that have washed ashore on the Northwest coast, say the potential damage from invasive species may not be known for years.
Feb 27, 2013 at 7:00 PM
A new exhibit featuring a portion of a dock that washed ashore near Newport more than a year after the devastating March 2011 Tohoku, Japan, earthquake and tsunami will open on Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine...
Feb 27, 2013 at 3:06 PM
A 5.1 earthquake hit off the Oregon Coast on Wednesday afternoon.
Feb 26, 2013 at 11:58 AM
Coinciding with the 2-year anniversary of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami that struck off Japan's coast in March of 2011, Oregon Emergency Management is bringing a program to towns up and down the coast.
Feb 13, 2013 at 8:28 AM
North Korea's underground nuclear test shows it is making big strides toward becoming a true nuclear power. But the test may also reveal key clues the secretive nation might have hoped to hide about how close, or how far away, it is from fielding a...
Feb 11, 2013 at 7:39 PM
North Korea is believed to have conducted a widely anticipated nuclear test Tuesday, following an earthquake that monitoring agencies around the globe said appeared to be unnatural.
Feb 8, 2013 at 8:56 AM
McDonald's says a key sales figure dropped again in January as the world's biggest hamburger chain faced ongoing weakness in Japan and sales in China were hurt by a food scare and the timing of a holiday.
Feb 6, 2013 at 11:52 AM
A powerful earthquake off the Solomon Islands generated a tsunami of up to 5 feet that damaged dozens of homes and left at least four people missing and presumed dead in the South Pacific island chain.
Feb 5, 2013 at 5:50 PM
The U.S. Geological Survey says the 8.0-magnitude quake struck Wednesday 81 kilometers (50 miles) west of Lata, in the Solomon Islands, at a depth of 5.8 kilometers (3.6 miles.)
Feb 5, 2013 at 3:35 PM
Unless Oregon gets better prepared, an inevitable magnitude 9.0 earthquake off its coast could kill thousands of residents and cause more than $30 billion in damage to the economy, a state earthquake commission says.
Feb 4, 2013 at 11:17 AM
The NFL says there was a plan B to finish the Super Bowl on Sunday night.
Feb 4, 2013 at 7:55 AM
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Monday that he's ready to take the risk of being the first Iranian astronaut sent into space as part of Iran's goal of a manned space flight.
Jan 31, 2013 at 6:36 AM
A strong earthquake shook southeastern Alaska early Thursday, but there was no danger of a tsunami and no early reports of any damage, officials said.
Jan 30, 2013 at 5:24 PM
A small earthquake was felt in Southwest Washington Wednesday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Jan 29, 2013 at 8:09 PM
A magnitude 5.3 earthquake has been recorded about 170 miles off the southern Oregon coast. The National Weather Service's West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center said there was no danger of a tsunami from the Tuesday evening quake.