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If another 9/11 happened under Trump, what then?

Would a natural disaster or terrorist attack in the next four years mean the end of the American constitution and Bill of Rights?

Storm damage in Sydney

For sale: waterfront property. Expected lifespan: maybe 50 years.

Climate change and related flooding is not a surprise. Should we be paying for rich people to build new pools?

India has lost almost 100 people in the weekend's earthquake, with the government focusing relief efforts on helping devastated Nepal and its own poorest states. <b>Alys Francis</b>, freelance journalist in India, reports.

India ramps up earthquake relief, with fear a constant companion

India has lost almost 100 people in the weekend's earthquake, with the government focusing relief efforts on helping devastated Nepal and its own poorest states. Alys Francis, freelance journalist in India, reports.

<em>Foreign Policy</em> looks at the five hot seismic hot spots where the world's next big quake could hit, including Turkey, Nepal, and -- gulp -- Australia.

The next big earthquake could hit Australia

Foreign Policy looks at the five hot seismic hot spots where the world's next big quake could hit, including Turkey, Nepal, and -- gulp -- Australia.

It would seem that there are a lot of families suffering unnecessarily in the service of the (remote) possibility of making one mistake, writes <b>Lynette Turney</b>.

DNA testing is dragging out the agony for fire victims

It would seem that there are a lot of families suffering unnecessarily in the service of the (remote) possibility of making one mistake, writes Lynette Turney.

The misleading use of figures by the Insurance Council is primarily driven by their ongoing campaign against the fire services levy in place in Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania, write <b>Denis Nelthorpe</b> and <b>Fiona Guthrie</b>.

Insurance industry uses dubious fire stats to get its own way

The misleading use of figures by the Insurance Council is primarily driven by their ongoing campaign against the fire services levy in place in Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania, write Denis Nelthorpe and Fiona Guthrie.

Black Saturday’s firestorm generated a propaganda wordstorm. Ideology masqueraded as analysis. Each faction claimed to speak for the dead but spruiked their own agenda, writes <b>Frank Campbell</b>.

Victorian bushfires: disregard demagogues, ecogogues and celebrity dilettantes

Black Saturday’s firestorm generated a propaganda wordstorm. Ideology masqueraded as analysis. Each faction claimed to speak for the dead but spruiked their own agenda, writes Frank Campbell.

I was also in Marysville that Saturday afternoon. How different my impressions were to Peter Chamber's, writes <b>Julie Bell</b>.

Victorian bushfires: Australian spirit present

I was also in Marysville that Saturday afternoon. How different my impressions were to Peter Chamber's, writes Julie Bell.

The Salvos have rejected a bushfire donation from the s-x industry, but this hasn't stopped them setting up stalls at S-xpo, <b>Andrew Crook</b> reports.

Salvos stiff the s-x lobby’s hard-earned

The Salvos have rejected a bushfire donation from the s-x industry, but this hasn't stopped them setting up stalls at S-xpo, Andrew Crook reports.

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