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March 03, 2010
The quake was centered in the county of Kaohsiung, and struck at a depth of about 3.1 miles (5 kilometers). Kaohsiung is about 249 miles (400 kilometers) south of the capital Taipei.
March 02, 2010
February 28, 2010
The storm, named Xynthia, was the worst in France since 1999 when 90 people died. Prime Minister Francois Fillon held an emergency cabinet meeting and afterward called the storm a "national catastrophe."
Many of the at least 45 victims in France drowned, while others died when hit by parts of buildings or trees and branches that were ripped off by the wind. At least a dozen people were missing Sunday and 59 others were injured.
February 27, 2010
Chile's top emergency official said at least 78 people were killed.
There have been a number of aftershocks to hit Chile since the quake, the largest one registering at magnitude 6.9, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
February 22, 2010
Residents looking for missing loved ones were directed by local authorities to the resort's international airport, where a makeshift morgue has been set up.
February 19, 2010
Not just confined to the flat and flood-plagued Red River Valley, high water this year will also bedevil the metro area, likely forcing closings of several heavily used commuter bridges over the Minnesota River in Scott and Carver counties for the first time since 2001. High water is also likely to inundate parts of St. Paul's Harriet Island, and Warner and Shepard Roads.
“Most of them were small, so they wouldn’t have been felt,” said Paul Caruso, a geophysicist with the agency's National Earthquake Information Center.