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The Jan. 17, 1994, Northridge earthquake, with its magnitude-6.7 Richter scale reading, caused the collapse of this overpass, at the interchange of the 5 and 14 freeways. Photo by Jonathan Alcorn/ZUMAPRESS/Newscom
At 4:31 a.m. on Jan. 17, 1994, an earthquake with a 6.7...
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Some Argentinians who moved to Israel have launched a campaign to rebuild a Buenos Aires province Jewish center destroyed in a tornado.
The campaign by former members of Bet Am del Oeste-CISO, the only Jewish club in the western Buenos Aires province, has brought in $7,000 in its...
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The gut-wrenching scenes of human suffering witnessed in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina are not only the result of the levee failures at Lake Pontchartrain, but also the failure of a nation numbed to the growing division between "haves" and "have-nots."
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