South America

September 28, 2015
September 28, 2015

Supermoon' coincides with lunar eclipse

People around the world watch the skies to observe a rare celestial event, as a lunar eclipse coincides with a so-called "supermoon".

September 18, 2015
September 18, 2015

Chile confronts major quake with fortified buildings, alerts

The most stunning thing about Chile's Wednesday night's earthquake is probably the relatively low amount of havoc caused by such a powerful shake.

April 30, 2015
April 30, 2015

Rubella eradicated from Americas

North and South America became the first regions of the world to eradicate rubella, or German measles, after no home-grown cases in five years.

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