Topic: Indian Ocean
2010 was one of the deadliest years on record for coral reefs. The Caribbean Sea just outside the Cancún climate conference offers evidence of global warming's negative effect.
12/06/2010 09:30 am
Amid budget cutbacks and a 'diminishing appetite' for war, Europe has turned increasingly to the 'soft power' assignments like training and institution-building.
12/03/2010 01:07 pm
George H.W. Bush, along with Maya Angelou, Stan Musial and a dozen others, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom early next year. George H.W. Bush was the 41st President of the United States.
11/18/2010 04:47 pm
A rough trip to Asia behind him, Obama is heading to Europe, where his popularity is still high. But economic policy disputes with the Continent's leaders may make for a cool reception.
11/18/2010 04:20 pm
Madagascar mutineers announced a coup attempt Wednesday, the same day the unstable country held a constitutional referendum. But there has been no movement from the coup leaders.
11/18/2010 03:30 pm
Rebel military officers attempted another coup today but voters appeared largely undeterred.
11/17/2010 11:50 am
In Pictures Space photos of the day: Eclipse Edition
Indonesia's Mt. Merapi erupted again on Friday. Officials say most, but not all, of the danger is past.
10/29/2010 10:48 am
A tsunami triggered by a 8.9-magnitude earthquake swamped Japan's northeast coast Friday, picking up cars, ships and houses as it surged as much as three miles inland. The wave generated by the quake, whose epicenter was 80 miles offshore of Sendai, was as high as 30 feet in some spots. There is no official death toll yet, but Japanese officials reported that as many as 300 people have been killed in the city of Sendai alone. But despite the alarming footage of entire houses moving across land, this most recent tsunami was relatively small in size compared to others throughout history. Here are the five of the worst tsunamis on record.
10/28/2010 01:33 pm
Indonesia's tsunami warning system failed because it may have been broken, say officials as death toll climbs above 340.
10/28/2010 11:56 am