Monthly Archive: February 2010

Huge quake hits Chile; tsunami threatens Pacific

Huge quake hits Chile; tsunami threatens Pacific

A devastating magnitude-8.8 earthquake struck Chile early Saturday, shattering buildings and bridges, killing at least 78 people and setting off a tsunami that threatened every nation around the Pacific Ocean — roughly a quarter of...

1 million homes without power in Northeast

1 million homes without power in Northeast

A slow-moving winter storm smacked the Northeast on Friday, unleashing heavy snow, rain and hurricane-force winds as it knocked out power to more than a million homes and businesses. It turned Maine beachfront streets into...