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Yushu Earthquake (2010)

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  • 6.6 Magnitude Quake Hits Myanmar

    6.6 Magnitude Quake Hits Myanmar
    MYANMAR -- A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck north-central Myanmar early Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The quake was reported to be only 6.2 miles deep. The agency originally reported the magnitude to be 7.0 but revised that number...
  • Landslide in China buries school

    Landslide in China buries school
    When it rains it pours, and people in southwest China are feeling that first hand. A month after an earthquake shook the southwest region of China to its core a landslide hit the same area. Police say after several days of rain the side of a mountain...
  • Father, son sentenced to prison for rhino horn trafficking

    Father, son sentenced to prison for rhino horn trafficking
    Saying she wanted to send a message against the “extremely serious” crime of trafficking in rhinoceros horns, a federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a father and son to nearly four years in prison for selling hundreds of pounds of horns highly...
  • Earthquakes kill 50 in southwest China

    Earthquakes kill 50 in southwest China
    At least 50 people were killed after a pair of earthquakes jolted a mountainous region of southwestern China Friday, damaging thousands of buildings and forcing scores of residents from their homes, the official New China News Agency said. The first...
  • Quake Hits Southern China, Dozens Killed

    The death toll may climb after a series of earthquakes in southwestern China killed at least 80 people and injured 731, a state-run news agency reported Saturday. More than 6,600 homes were destroyed and about 430,000 damaged in Friday's quakes, Xinhua...
  • Japan's Toyo Ito wins Pritzker architecture prize

    Japan's Toyo Ito wins Pritzker architecture prize
    In a return to form for the most prestigious award in architecture, Japan's Toyo Ito has won this year’s Pritzker Prize. After honoring younger and lesser-known figures in recent years -- including 49-year-old Chinese architect Wang Shu in 2012 --...
  • Hong Kong shakes, Estonia charges and a celebrity mom pops

    Hong Kong shakes, Estonia charges and a celebrity mom pops
    Hong Kong residents experienced the effects of an earthquake nearby. Meanwhile, the Internet is coldly ignoring Baltimore's lack of an NBA team today, heartlessly blabbing on about the league's just-passed trade deadline. Welcome to your online trends...
  • Ai Weiwei creates video promo for Elton John's AIDS foundation

    Ai Weiwei creates video promo for Elton John's AIDS foundation
    In November, Elton John angered Chinese officials when he dedicated a Beijing concert to Ai Weiwei. The outspoken artist, whose online activism has gotten him into trouble with police numerous times, has apparently returned the favor by creating an online...
  • 10 things you might not know about Chinese leaders

    10 things you might not know about Chinese leaders
    In recent decades, China has transformed its economy into a powerhouse. Yet the communist country has doubled down on repression of its citizens. Enter Xi Jinping, who took over this month as China's leader. Few are expecting immediate reforms from this...
  • Scientists try to defuse nuclear fallout fears

    Scientists try to defuse nuclear fallout fears
    Fallout from Japan's crippled nuclear reactors already is being detected thousands of miles away. But scientists who track pollution blowing across the Pacific Ocean say the amount of radioactivity should pose no danger to the United States. Like other...
  • "I Hotel" by Karen Tei Yamashita

    "I Hotel" by Karen Tei Yamashita
    "I Hotel" By Karen Tei Yamashita Coffee House Press, 640 pages, $19.95 (paperback) "I Hotel," by L.A. born, Santa Cruz writer Karen Tei Yamashita, stands as the single most ambitious and experimental work of fiction I have read in a long, longtime. But...