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This image taken from television shows emergency services evacuating  a person on a stretcher following an incident at the Apollo Theatre, in London's Shaftesbury Avenue, Thursday evening, Dec. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Sky News)

Over 80 injured in partial London theater collapse

LONDON (AP) — British officials say more than 80 people have been injured — seven of them seriously — by a roof collapse at a packed London theater. London Ambulance Services says it has treated […]

12/19/2013

A woman stands bandaged and wearing a blanket  given by emergency services following an incident at the Apollo Theatre, in London's Shaftesbury Avenue, Thursday evening, Dec. 19, 2013, during a performance at the height of the Christmas season. (AP Photo by Joel Ryan, Invision)

London theater partially collapses

LONDON (AP) — A theater in central London partially collapsed Thursday night during a performance at the height of the Christmas season, with police saying there were “a number” of casualties. It wasn’t immediately clear […]

12/19/2013

Britain's Prince Harry, left, and Ivan, touch the pole, as they and their fellow adventurers reach the South Pole, as part of their Walking With The Wounded charity trek, Dec. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Walking with the Wounded, Victoria Nicholson)

Prince Harry, trek teams reach the South Pole

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry and his fellow adventurers have made it to the South Pole. Harry, 29, is a member of one of three teams involving injured soldiers that set out two weeks ago […]

12/13/2013

An artist's impression of  the Philae lander. (AP Photo/ESA ATG medialab , Astrium E, Viktor)

European probe on course for a landing on a comet

BERLIN (AP) — It’s been likened to a parachutist trying to land on a mountaintop. Or a person attempting to leap from one speeding car to another. The European Space Agency is planning to land […]

12/10/2013

Satellite likely to hit Earth in unpopulated area

BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency says that one of its research satellites that ran out of fuel will most likely crash to Earth into the ocean or polar regions. The agency said Sunday […]

11/10/2013

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Magnitude 6.8 quake off south Peru coast

  LIMA, Peru (AP) — Geologists say a magnitude 6.8 earthquake has struck off the Pacific coast of southwestern Peru. There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey says it […]

09/25/2013

Egyptian security forces clear a sit-in camp set up by supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in Nasr City district, Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 (AP Photo/Ahmed Gomaa)

Egypt declares monthlong state of emergency

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s interim president has declared a monthlong state of emergency to combat worsening violence after riot police moved to clear two sprawling encampments of supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. A […]

08/14/2013

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Magnitude-5.7 quake shakes central Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A magnitude-5.7 earthquake shook central Chile on Wednesday, causing buildings to sway in the capital but apparently causing no major damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck at 17:29 […]

06/19/2013

Philippines earthquake

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes off Philippines

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.2 earthquake has struck off the eastern Philippines. The U.S.G.S. reported that the quake hit at 4:33 a.m. local time Sunday (2033 GMT) at […]

06/08/2013

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Large earthquake strikes off coast of Chile

  SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A magnitude-6.5 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but Chilean officials said it was not felt on land and discarded the possibility […]

05/20/2013

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