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After Seeing Floods, Indonesian Leader Visits Quake Zone

MAMUJU, Indonesia (AP) — Relief workers struggled Tuesday to clear the rubble of collapsed buildings on an Indonesian island where a strong earthquake killed at least 90 people and left thousands homeless. The 6.2 magnitude earthquake on Friday was one …

Villages Slowly Vanish as Lakes in the Dominican Republic Grow

No one thought much about it when the largest lake in the Caribbean began rising in a year of heavy rains. But then it never stopped. Lake Enriquillo in the Dominican Republic has doubled in size over the past eight …