Sumatra volcano eruption: Mount Sinabung erupted again Saturday, as rescuers found more bodies, bringing the death toll to 16 on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. After being dormant for centuries, the volcano eruptions began four months ago.
Indonesia volcano: Saturday's eruption killed 14 people after Indonesian officials allowed nearly 14,000 people to return to their homes Friday near the volcano. The decision was made after volcanic activity had decreased.
The 2011 earthquake that devastated northern Japan slid along a thick layer of nearly frictionless clay called 'smectite', say scientists who made the first-ever friction measurements of an earthquake.
Typhoon Haiyan is strengthening as it approaches the Philippines, with wind gusts of 162 mph, the equivalent of a Cat. 5 hurricane. Typhoon Haiyan is the strongest tropical cyclone in the world this year.