China Earthquake News
At Least 44 Dead After Explosions Rock Chinese City of Tianjin
Two explosions rocked the northern Chinese city of Tianjin late Wednesday, local time, killing dozens of people, according to authorities. The first blast happened at 11:30 p.m., followed by a second explosion just 30 seconds later, according to a statement from the Tianjin Fire Department. At
Nepal: Another Deadly Earthquake Strikes Country, Epicenter Near Everest
A major earthquake struck Nepal today, just weeks after the country was devastated by a deadly quake, that left 36 dead and over 1,000 injured. The 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck at a depth of 11.5 miles, according to the United States Geological Survey . It was followed closely by at least five
TV Anchor Wears Wedding Dress to Cover Earthquake
Reporters often have to disrupt their personal plans when there’s breaking news, but Chen Ying may have taken things to a whole other level. The anchor for a Chinese television station was reportedly set to get married when a strong earthquake struck in rural Sichuan...
Today in Pictures: Earthquake in China , Fashion Week, Serena Williams, Paralympics, and Football
Indian Hindu devotees perform evening rituals as they take a dip in the River Ganges in Allahabad, India, Sept. 9, 2012. (Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP Photo) CLICK HERE FOR MORE DAY IN PICTURES ON ABCNEWS.COM!!
Artist Ai Weiwei 'Never Sorry' For Exposing China's Oppression
There is perhaps no more glorious moment for a country than when it hosts the Olympic Games . Nations plan their opening ceremonies for years, calling on their top talent to weave a story of national unity and strength. But with glory comes scrutiny, and sometimes something happens to rip a hole in
The Global Note: Egypt's President…Syrian Defectors…Fukushima Fishing…Stealing Roman Stones
EGYPT: AN ISLAMIST PRESIDENCY -BIG PICTURE It’s a first: an Islamist wins a Presidential election in an Arab nation. More than that, it’s a group that was outlawed for decades, its leaders harassed and jailed; as one observer noted, when the presidential guard arrived at...
Panda-monium: Chinese Researchers Don Panda Suits To Study Pandas
ABC News’ David Wright and Karson Yiu report: When ABC News first visited the Wolong Panda Research Center a few years ago, it was a thriving tourist attraction and China’s most successful panda breeding facility, home to more than 60 adorable panda cubs....
Mother Nature's Fury: The Disasters of 2010
No year passes without these sorts of stories: earthquakes and tornadoes, floods and blizzards, the trauma Mother Nature unleashes, often without warning, in virtually every corner of the planet. Few of us will get through a career in journalism without covering one of these calamities up close.
'Aftershock' Becomes the Highest-Grossing Film in China
"23 seconds. 32 years" is the mysterious tagline printed on movie posters across China. Adapted from Zhang Ling's novel "Aftershock," the Feng Xiaogang-directed movie of the same name tells the story of a family torn apart by the 1976 Tangshan earthquake that killed at least 240,000. When both her
Ratings Report for “World News with Diane Sawyer”
“World News” Closes Total Viewing Gap with NBC by 10% Week-to-Week For the week of April 12th, “ABC World News with Diane Sawyer” averaged 6.95 million Total Viewers and a 1.6/7 among Adults 25-54 according to Nielsen Media Research. Compared...