New Japan island: Ash and lava spewing out of the Pacific ocean have consolidated into a new island about 620 miles south of Tokyo, Japan.
A 3.5 magnitude earthquake struck southeastern Ohio on Wednesday afternoon. It was enough to rattle some shelves and desks, but likely not strong enough to do damage, an expert said.
Americans opened their wallets to relief efforts after the Indian Ocean tsunami and massive earthquake in Haiti, disasters that captured their interest. But typhoon Haiyan, so far, is different.
If it erupts, the volcano could accelerate the melt of Antarctica's already shrinking ice sheets.
NASA's satellites are photographing the destruction from space in hopes of directing relief workers to the most devastated areas.
A Christian Science perspective: In the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan, the 'still small voice' of divine Spirit, Love, can bring comfort, peace, and strength to rebuild.
Tsunami debris island? NOAA says there is no debris island the size of Texas. But it says North America can expect more tsunami debris washing ashore in the fall and winter.
Pamela Anderson took on the NYC marathon, all 26.2 miles, and raised nearly $76,000 for a Haiti charity. Pamela Anderson was just one of many celebrities fundraising at the marathon.
Taiwan earthquake: A quake struck a rural region of Taiwan, rattling high-rise buildings and briefly disrupting services in the capital.
Earthquake in Greece: A major quake shook Greece but caused little damage and no serious injuries were reported. The magnitude 6.4 earthquake Saturday was centered off the coast of the island of Crete.