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Over 300 Missing After Landslide Buries Village In Sri Lanka

Reuters | Posted 12.29.2014 | World

By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO, Oct 29 (Reuters) - A landslide in hilly south-central Sri Lanka is believed to have killed more than 10...

Shakira's 'Landslide' Cover Is Almost Too Good To Be True

The Huffington Post | Ana Benedetti | Posted 05.23.2014 | Latino Voices

Shakira and "Landslide" might not be the most obvious combination, but we're here to tell you, it definitely works. That's not to say that Stevie N...

Reaching the Most Vulnerable Survivors of Afghanistan's Deadly Landslide

Vijay Raghavan | Posted 07.09.2014 | Impact
Vijay Raghavan

Tension has grown on the ground as frustrated and desperate survivors of the sudden disaster struggle to survive with little food or shelter, limited cooking fuel, no utensils.

New Documentary Reveals Secrets Behind An ExxonMobil Disaster

Ian T. Shearn and Olivier Pollet | Posted 05.01.2014 | Green

There are some disturbing facts buried in the debris of ExxonMobil’s $19 billion liquefied natural gas project in Papua New Guinea, which was funded...

Creeping Landslide Devouring Part Of Wyoming Town

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 04.20.2014 | Green

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — What's happening in this Wyoming resort town might be better described as a land creep than a landslide, but the lack of speed ...

Lethal Landslides and Common Ground

John Graham | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics
John Graham

Why should it take a disaster to make this confluence of values so evident -- for me, for any of us? Why, since we share so much at a deep and personal level, is it so hard to share much of anything at a political level?

'Green News Report' - April 1, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.01.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: "The tide goes in, the tide goes out, never a miscommunication." -- It'...

Stevie Nicks On The Real Meaning Of 'Landslide'

OWN | Posted 03.28.2014 | OWN

In 1974, Stevie Nicks was waitressing tables by day while she worked on music at night with her partner, guitarist Lindsey Buckingham. It was before t...

'Green News Report' - March 27, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Was logging a factor in deadly Washington landslide?; New BP oil spill ...

6 Killed, 18 Missing In Indonesian Landslide

Agence France Presse | | Posted 05.24.2013 | World

Six people were killed and 18 were missing after they were buried in a landslide caused by heavy rain on Indonesia's Java island, a disaster official ...

Earworms: Why Catchy Tunes Get Stuck In Our Heads

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.16.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Oh, and one other thing: Earworms are apparently quite contagious. Sometimes the mere mention of a song triggers it in another person. So with my apologies, anyone feel up for a chorus of 'Landslide' about now?

Stevie Nicks' Truly Epic Outfits Through The Years

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

I still remember the first time I heard Fleetwood Mac's "Landslide." Even though it was almost three decades after the song was initially released, I ...

Utah Landslide Buries Road Under 100 Feet Of Dirt

AP | By JOSH LOFTIN | Posted 12.12.2011 | Green

SALT LAKE CITY -- A massive weekend landslide in southern Utah has closed a state highway used by residents and tourists to get to grazing land for ca...

20 Bodies Recovered From Colombian Landslide

AP | LUIS BENAVIDES | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BELLO, Colombia — Rescue workers recovered 23 bodies but said more than 100 people remained missing and feared dead Monday following a landslide...

Landslide Devastates Rural Mexican Region, Hundreds Feared Dead

AP | IXTLI MARTINEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

OAXACA, Mexico — A huge mudslide first thought to have buried hundreds of people has left only 11 missing and there are no confirmed dead, autho...

The Ladakh Cloudburst: An Eyewitness Account

Josh Schrei | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Josh Schrei

With the landslides in Ladakh, one cannot help but wonder at the karma of it all -- the karma of the Tibetan people, who've suffered more than their share over the past 60 years, of whose homes were spared and whose were destroyed.

Tropical Storm Agatha Kills At Least 142 In Central America

AP | JUAN CARLOS LLORCA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

GUATEMALA CITY — Flooding and landslides from the season's first tropical storm have killed at least 145 people and made thousands homeless in C...

Never Fear: Your Exit Poll is Here!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

The Ten-Foot Poll was created to plug some of those glaring gaps in the election coverage offered by the networks, the cable outlets and even the internet.

Final Electoral Math -- My Election Picks

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

About the Cartoonist  |  Reprint Policy Because it's Election Day, I'm not going to give a detailed analysis of the past week's polls, as I...

Electoral Math -- Obama Has Closed The Deal

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome to the penultimate Electoral Math column. OK, I admit, I just like correctly using the word "penultimate." Plus, it's fun to say! Try it! If...

An Election Day Planner

Eric Lurio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eric Lurio

Find out where the parties are. Both sides. The Republicans usually have an open bar and the Democrats don't. If it looks like a landslide, nobody's going to be at the McCain parties, and you can get a few beers or cocktails before heading to the Obama bash.

The Unmarried Electorate: 60% Obama, 33% McCain

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bella DePaulo

But where is the love? When was the last time you heard about this demographic juggernaut on Morning Joe? Where are the network stories or the feature articles in newspapers or magazines?

Electoral Math -- Obama Holds His Lead

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

More and more, it is looking like Virginia will be the state that decides Election Night in Obama's favor. Sure, it could be Florida or Ohio, but my guess is that the vote-counting is going to take a while in both of them,

Electoral Math -- Obama Lead Insurmountable?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's going to be all but impossible to continue the "we're in a dead heat" nonsense if Barack Obama decisively wins Florida and Virginia when the East Coast returns come in.

How the Coming Obama Landslide Will Trump the Bradley Effect

Steve Kettmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Kettmann

The Bradley Effect should be understood as one factor among many on Election Day, and we can probably assume that in the 26 years since Bradley lost that race, we have made some progress.