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 […]



FDA warns of massive diabetes test strip recall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning patients with diabetes about a recall of up to 62 million glucose test strips used to measure blood sugar levels that can show incorrect, abnormally […]



Tiny “Big” Spider Found in Peru (Video)

A new species of spider was recently discovered in Peru.  It’s a tiny spider that builds a large, spider-shaped decoy and then vibrates its web, acting as a master puppeteer.  Watch this ingenious spider in […]


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5 Americans among 7 dead in Peru chopper crash

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Investigators picked through the wreckage Tuesday of a heavily loaded U.S.-owned cargo helicopter that crashed in the Peruvian jungle shortly after takeoff, killing its five American and two Peruvian crew members. Watch video.


Calif. teen's family grieving after death in Peru

SEBASTOPOL, Calif. (AP) – The mother of a Northern California teen is grieving after her son’s body was found in Peru, where police say a shaman confessed to burying the 18-year-old after he ate an […]



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