LEAVENWORTH, Wash. (AP) - A magnitude 4.3 earthquake was widely felt across north-central Washington state on Wednesday night.
The Wenatchee World reports there were no initial reports of damage or injuries after the 7:45 p.m. quake.
Centered 14 miles north-northwest of Leavenworth, the
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ATLANTA (AP) - If disaster strikes a nuclear power plant in the U.S., the utility industry wants the ability to fly in heavy-duty equipment that could avert a meltdown.
That capability is part of a larger industry plan being developed to meet new rules that
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Data from the 2011 earthquake centered in Virginia shows East Coast tremors can travel much farther and cause damage over larger areas than previously thought, the U.S. Geological Survey said Tuesday.
The agency estimated about one-
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The earthquake that rattled southern Maine was felt in New England states as far away as Connecticut, but caused no apparent damage or injuries.
Patrons of a pizza parlor near the epicenter of Tuesday's quake didn't
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A man accused in an alleged scheme to buy and train racehorses to benefit the Zetas drug cartel was ordered detained Tuesday in Texas after a judge suggested he might flee to Mexico if released.
Jose Trevino Morales, the brother of two
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - In the stables at a prominent quarter horse track in New Mexico, workers quietly nicknamed Jose Trevino Morales's stables as the "Zetas' stables" and say they often saw people show up with bags of