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A top House Republican is charging that the Environmental Protection Agency secretly drafted highly detailed maps of U.S. waterways to set the stage for a controversial plan to expand regulatory power over streams and wetlands, a claim the EPA strongly denies.
According to U.S. Geological Survey, this earthquake was recorded at 10:44 a.m. Its epicenter was located nine miles west of Stillwater and 18 miles northeast of Guthrie.
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have solved the mystery of why a specific signaling pathway can be associated with alcohol dependence.
Due to global warming, scientists say, the chances of the southwestern United States experiencing a decade long drought is at least 50 percent, and the chances of a "megadrought" - one that lasts over 30 years - ranges from 20 to 50 percent over the next century.
Viewers tuning into the 2014 telethon, one of America's longest-standing and beloved fundraising and entertainment events, will enjoy musical performances and heartfelt appeals from the country stars, who appear on the show to help raise funds and awareness in support of the Muscular Dystrophy Association's mission to save and improve the lives of ... (more)
It was bad, and it might make things worse. The magnitude-6.0 earthquake that hit northern California in the early hours of 24 August piled stress on to the Hayward fault, which is due for a major rupture.
A system to provide early warnings of earthquakes such as the one which shook California's wine country this week is planned and ready to go, but two years after the scientific work finished, the funding is still being lined up.
A lab in California heard an alert seconds before the Napa earthquake reached it.
So rare that if Fort Wayne firefighters got one thrown into the boot for past MDA 'Fill the Boot' campaigns, they'd hold it up for others to see.
"I was in shock to see people's homes and offices on the floor," Napa resident Elise Martinez said.
Pedestrians stop to examine a crumbling facade at the Vintner's Collective tasting room in Napa, Calif., following an earthquake, Aug. 24, 2014.
This Aug. 22, 2014 photo released by the U.S. Geological Survey shows the Pu'u 'O'o crater of the Kilauea volcano partially obscured by thick fume from the June 27 lava flow near Pahoa, Hawaii.
Northern California's biggest earthquake in 25 years has people asking: Is the world seeing more tremors than usual? And is the long-dreaded "Big One" that could devastate California coming soon? Actually, experts say the world might not be seeing more than usual.
Schools were closed, three dozen buildings red-tagged and a Red Cross center was busy Monday morning serving Napa residents left shaken by Sunday's early morning earthquake.
Researchers have logged roughly 270 California earthquakes with a magnitude of 5.0 or greater during the last 100 years, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
People stand on the street after evacuating an apartment building after a 6.3 magnitude earthquake was felt in Mexico City, July 29, 2014.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 06:52 am
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