Topic: Pacific Ocean
Alaska earthquake: A 7.1-magnitude quake struck Friday in the Aleutian Islands off Alaska, prompting a tsunami warning.
09/02/2011 09:13 am
With Hugo Chávez's status uncertain, some Chávistas are looking to relocate to Panama. It's another chance for Panama to gain from other countries' crises, as it has for more than a century.
08/30/2011 12:02 pm
Hurricane Irene, which battered the East Coast this past weekend was actually larger, but less intense than, hurricane Katrina.
08/29/2011 12:07 pm
Citrus juice quickly “cooks” sushi-grade tuna for this light, fresh, colorful first course.
08/24/2011 10:37 am
The Pentagon tested its hypersonic Falcon HTV-2 vehicle Thursday, losing contact with the craft as it hurtled over the Pacific Ocean.
08/11/2011 06:42 pm
Thursday's test flight of the Falcon HTV-2 ended with signals lost and a crash landing into the Pacific – but not before it sent engineers half an hour of flight data. The Pentagon hopes the design will allow a non-nuclear response to threats anywhere in the world, within one hour.
08/11/2011 04:36 pm
Heat wave conditions are likely to continue into August. The Climate Prediction Center (CPC) is forecasting a continuation of the heat wave – hotter-than-normal temperatures across the Desert Southwest and points east across the Deep South.
07/20/2011 10:08 am
New Zealand earthquake early Thursday morning local time is magnitude 7.8. The New Zealand earthquake rattled the country's remote Kermadec Islands.
07/06/2011 05:50 pm
The finding, in a new study by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, could have implications for the food chain. The region of floating trash in the Pacific Ocean is double the size of Texas.
07/06/2011 02:04 pm
Whitey Bulger: After an international manhunt, the FBI finally caught the 81-year-old Bulger at an apartment in Santa Monica along with longtime girlfriend Catherine Greig on Wednesday.
06/23/2011 11:41 am