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2011 Earthquake

It's About Time!

AP | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service says the Washington Monument will reopen to visitors May 12 after being closed for nearly three years du...

How Long Will It Take Just To Build The Scaffolding?

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 03.07.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Workers have started building scaffolding around the 555-foot-tall Washington Monument to make repairs to stonework damaged in a 2011 ea...

Photos Of Japan's Landscapes In Transition

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.31.2012 | Arts

Japanese photographer Naoya Hatakeyama is exploring the relationship between nature and humanity in a retrospective entitled "Natural Stories." The ex...

2011 Quake Caused National Mall To Sink

Posted 03.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you look at historic photos and maps of the nation's capital, you'll notice that the Potomac River came up to the grounds of the Wash...

4 Aftershocks After Quake, More Likely

AP | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The 5.8-magnitude earthquake Tuesday that shook people from Georgia to Canada has produced at least four aftershocks. The U.S...

NRC: No Major Damage At Nuclear Plants From Earthquake

AP | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) -- The federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission says no major damage has been found at the 12 nuclear power plant sites that go...

WATCH: Letterman Spoofs Earthquake Reactions

Posted 10.24.2011 | Comedy

You can always count on David Letterman to provide at topical top 10 list for whatever comes up -- including Tuesday's record East coast earthquake. ...