The massive response to the deadly accident is so bright that it shines like a little city.
A comprehensive look at which parts of the world have suffered historically large quakes.
A look at one of humanity's worst oil calamities from one of its most renowned documentarians.
Scientists at NOAA have updated the environmental catastrophe for today's media-hungry, GIS-loving audience.
The world promised a lot of financial assistance after Typhoon Haiyan, but little of the cash has actually materialized.
A weakened storm and the country's massive preparation efforts are being credited for the low number of casualties.
A few ideas for how to ensure more resilient communities.
Lessons from the Great Flood of 1993.
Seven months later, the A train is running to the Rockaways.
Traditionally, researchers have focused on race, class, and gender to explain mental anguish. A new study suggests they've ignored an key factor.
Shortly after Monday's bombings, cellular networks collapsed. The same thing happens every time there is a crisis in a large city.
Would you dissolve in fire or would your clothes simply ignite?
How transit access changes the perception of distance and accessibility of resources in a city.
A historian of coastal settlements says we only have ourselves to blame for Sandy's destruction.
Bouncing back from disasters relies more on pre-planning than concrete and steel.
Using a car-top video camera, USC researcher Andrew Curtis tracks disaster recovery over time.
Researchers find that strong ties to a neighborhood, while normally a good thing, can make it even harder to recover from shared stress