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What would happen if a major earthquake hit the Midwest? It turns out one did – three, actually – exactly 200 years ago this month, with their epicenter in New Madrid, a frontier trading post in southeastern Missouri about 150 miles downriver from St. Louis. A new report from AIR Worldwide risk modeling used the
The 5.8-magnitude earthquake that rocked Virginia and rattled the Eastern Seaboard Tuesday shook more than the floorboards: It also awakened millions of Americans to the fact that their homeowners insurance likely does not cover earthquakes. As homeowners in California and other quake-prone states well know, earthquakes are generally excluded from a standard homeowners insurance policy,
The story of the professional dancer who begged doctors to save her leg from amputation after being rescued from rubble of the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti is inspirational.