Indonesia's Lion Air Flight JT-610 Crashes Into The Sea, According To OfficialsIndonesia's Lion Air said it has lost contact with a passenger jet flying from Jakarta to an island off Sumatra early Monday. A spokesperson for Indonesia's search and rescue agency confirmed the plane has crashed.
Indonesia Earthquake, Tsunami Death Toll SurgesThe seismic shock from the magnitude 7.5 quake triggered a tsunami nearly 20-feet-high, which came roaring over the island of Sulawesi without warning after the earthquake cut power to the tsunami alert system, reports Tracy.
Tsunami Sweeps Away Homes After Powerful Indonesia EarthquakeThe U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.5 quake was centered at a depth of 6 miles about 35 miles northeast of the central Sulawesi town of Donggala. It was the second quake to strike the area Friday.
6.3-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Indonesia's Lombok Island, Third In As Many Weeks; 8.2 Quake Strikes Off Coast Of FijiA powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok Sunday, the third major temblor at the popular tourist destination in as many weeks.
At Least 91 Dead In Massive 6.9 Earthquake In IndonesiaAnother 200 were injured, Indonesian authorities said. The number of victims is expected to increase, according to Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the head of Indonesia's disaster management department.
Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake Strikes Indonesia, Leaving 10 Dead, 40 InjuredA shallow, magnitude 6.4 earthquake early Sunday killed at least 10 people and injured 40 others on Indonesia's Lombok Island, a popular tourist destination next to Bali.
Local Man Recounts Daring Sea Rescue After Vessel Sinks Near IndonesiaA local man who was involved in a daring rescue at sea while on a surfing excursion on the far side of the globe recounted his story to CBS2.
Aviation Expert Discusses Role Bad Weather May Have Played In AirAsia Jetliner DisappearanceAn aviation expert weighed in Monday on the disappearance of an AirAsia jetliner, likening a large thunderstorm cell to having the "destructive power of an atomic bomb."
Flower With Scent Of Dead Body Set For Rare BloomA gigantic flower that smells like rotting flesh will soon bloom at botanical gardens near Los Angeles.
Meet the People Who Lie on Train Tracks for Better HealthOf course, doctors say lying on train tracks provides no health benefit. Other than sharpening one's reflexes, I guess. You're supposed to get up, just before the train goes by.
Mattel Won't Use Wood From Alleged Rain Forest Clear-Cutter Mattel Inc. says it will stop using wood products from a Singapore company that's been accused of clear-cutting rain forests in Indonesia.
Costumed Environmentalist Group Arrested Outside Disney Studios The protesters were unhappy with Disney's use of paper products in children's books that supposedly come from endangered rain forests in Indonesia.
Paris Hilton Blocked From Entering JapanParis Hilton's spokeswoman says Japanese officials have stopped the celebrity socialite from entering the country for a promotional appearance a day after she pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges in Las Vegas.