Topic: Central America
A Mexico earthquake, magnitude 6.0, centered in the southern state of Oaxaca and shook buildings 300 miles north in Mexico City. One person died in a quake that was shallower and weaker than the Haiti and Chile earthquakes.
06/30/2010 02:55 pm
Tropical Storm Alex will likely become a hurricane sometime Tuesday. Tropical Storm Alex caused at least five deaths in Central America over the weekend
06/29/2010 06:44 am
Tropical Storm Alex appeared on track to become a Category 3 hurricane before it makes landfall later this week.
06/28/2010 01:57 pm
In Pictures Space Photos of the Day 06/23
Gary Brooks Faulkner was detained in Pakistan Tuesday, and is undergoing psychological tests today. He said he was there to assassinate Osama bin Laden. Some Pakistanis wondered if he was working for the US government or Blackwater. His brother defended him as a 'man on a mission.'
06/16/2010 12:28 pm
Oil spill cleanup: The growing BP oil spill threatens a critically endangered sawfish with extinction, as well as many other threatened species.
06/02/2010 05:15 pm
Scientists are studying how exactly the giant, cylindrical Guatemala sinkhole was formed, and how to prevent more. Meanwhile, the US is joining relief efforts to help the thousands left homeless by Tropical Storm Agatha.
06/02/2010 01:35 pm
In Pictures Guatemala sinkhole
Guatemala sinkhole spooks residents but excites geologists.
06/02/2010 09:08 am
More than 178 people across Central America have been killed since Tropical Storm Agatha lashed the region with heavy rains on Saturday, leaving a giant Guatemala City sinkhole. How big is Guatemala's sinkhole?
06/01/2010 06:56 pm