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Italy Earthquake

Soothsayers, Scientists and Skeptics

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 01.09.2013 | Science
Christopher Brauchli

2012 has been a tough year for science. It took a direct hit in Italy, escaped, temporarily, in North Carolina and had a minor set back in Virginia.

Scientists, Risk-aversion, Earthquakes and Transparency

Michael Drew | Posted 12.30.2012 | Science
Michael Drew

Italy has convicted six scientists of manslaughter for not predicting an earthquake that killed 300 people. Consider that maybe that this was a failure of communication, or of transparency, rather than negligence. Not exactly criminal, but out of synch with our age.

WATCH: Scientists Condemn 'Appalling' Italy Manslaughter Verdict

Posted 10.22.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 10/22/2012 02:36 PM EDT on LiveScience Seismologists are condemning a manslaughter verd...

In Such a Tragic Moment It's Hard to Talk About Anything

Franca Sozzani | Posted 07.31.2012 | Style
Franca Sozzani

It really seems that our country is being affected by all kinds of tragedies. And for this reason I really cannot see why we should spend the public money right now.

Earthquakes and Bombs in Italy

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 07.21.2012 | World
Jasmina Tesanovic

It was a weekend of fear and mourning in Italy. Early this Sunday morning, an earthquake struck near Bologna. And on Saturday morning, a bomb exploded in front of a high school, killing a 16-year-old and injuring several other students seriously.

Aftershocks Rattle Italy

Reuters | Posted 07.20.2012 | World

By Stephen Jewkes FINALE EMILIA, Italy, May 21 (Reuters) - Thousands of people in northern Italy slept in tents and cars overnight as ...

Italy Earthquake Kills At Least 3

Reuters | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

* Quake, strongest in Italy in three years, hit when most slept * Castle, churches, other cultural sites damaged * Up t...

Pope Visits Quake Area, Urges Rebirth

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pope Benedict XVI has spent the morning in central Italy visiting survivors of the earthquake that struck on 6 April....

The World In Photos: April 28, 2009

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...

L'Aquila: G-8 To Be Held In Italy's Earthquake-Stricken Town

Times Online | Richard Owen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Silvio Berlusconi said today that he would move the G8 summit in July from Sardinia to L'Aquila, the centre of the Abruzzo earthquake, and divert the ...

Italy Strives To Return To Normalcy By Repairing Artwork Damaged From Quake (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The April 6 earthquake in L'Aquila, Italy, damaged more than just homes and buildings, it affected the culture of the region. Old churches and school...

How to Effectively Manage a Crisis but Still Miss the Point

Nicole Stremlau | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nicole Stremlau

Berlusconi suggested that the residents leave the wreckage of their homes, and "go to the coast, it's Easter." His comments are a worrying sign of the disconnect with reality that power creates.

98 Year-Old Woman Found Alive In Italy's Earthquake Rubble (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two days after Italy's cataclysmic earthquake that has left 260 dead, a 98-year-old woman was found knitting in her bedroom. The AP has the video acc...

Berlusconi's Top Ten Gaffes And Pranks: Telegraph

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's prime minister, has developed a reputation for blunders after making a string of gaffes on the world and domestic stages. A...

Berlusconi's Earthquake Gaffe Causes Outrage

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has caused outrage (again) for apparently making a disrespectful comment about the thousands of survivors of ...

Earthquake In Italy: Scientist Giampaolo Giuliani Predicted Quake Weeks Earlier But Was Muzzled

Reuters | Gavin Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME (Reuters) -- An Italian scientist predicted a major earthquake around L'Aquila weeks before disaster struck the city on Monday, killing more than...

Earthquake Rocks Italy (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A powerful earthquake has rocked central Italy, killing at least 90 people and leaving tens of thousands homeless, the AP reports. Ambulances screame...

The Earthquake in Italy

Luca Sofri | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Luca Sofri

For the whole night many people have been exchanging news on Friendfeed and Twitter, while newsrooms where still dark and silent.