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  • 500 homes destroyed in Chile fire
  • A large forest fire raging in the Chilean port city of Valparaiso has killed at least four people and destroyed 500 homes, officials said Sunday. Thousands of people have been evacuated, including more than 200 female inmates at a prison.
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  • Coastal residents of Chile's far-north spent a second sleepless night outside their homes early Thursday after a major aftershock.
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  • Authorities in northern Chile discovered surprisingly light damage and just six reported deaths Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake - a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth's crust.
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  • Chilean police on Thursday arrested four people accused of burning a baby alive in a ritual.
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  • A magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck central Chile Sunday night, the strongest and longest that many people said they had felt since a huge quake devastated the area two years ago. There were no immediate reports of deaths or major damage.
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  • A DNA test shows no match between TV's Don Francisco and a Chilean man claiming to be the talk show host's son, an attorney said Wednesday.
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  • A magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck central Chile Friday, centered in almost exactly the same spot where last year's magnitude-8.8 quake spawned a tsunami and devastated coastal communities.
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  • A Chilean woman says she did it for love.
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  • A magnitude-7.1 earthquake shook southern Chile on Sunday, prompting tens of thousands to flee the coast for higher ground amid fears it could generate a tsunami like the one that ravaged the area last year.
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  • Fire
  • A fire started during an inmate brawl swept through an overcrowded prison on Wednesday, killing at least 81 people and seriously injuring 14. Chileans heard the screams of inmates after a prisoner using an illegal cell phone called state television for help.
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  • People Scene
  • A big screen version of the miner story?
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  • A Chilean miner ran, walked and hobbled his way to the finish line of the New York City Marathon on Sunday, showing the passionate grit that helped him survive more than two months trapped underground.
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  • A Chilean miner ran, walked and hobbled his way to the finish line of the New York City Marathon, showing the determination that helped him survive more than two months trapped underground.
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  • Chile Mine Collapse
  • Carlos Bugueno is out of the collapsed mine but still lives in close quarters, sharing his small wood-and-tin house with 16 relatives. His family welcomed him home by lining the street with white plastic bags filled with air - they had no money for balloons.
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  • The Chilean mine rescue was an "uplifting and exciting" story in contrast to accounts of tragedy and woe that dominate the news, a top television executive said Thursday, explaining a rush to tell the tale in many formats.
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  • There's a very important link between the rescue in Copiano, Chile, and a company in West Chester, Pa.
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  • Chile Mine Collapse
  • There are plenty of hugs and cheers on the surface as the miners are freed one by one.
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  • Mine rescue in Chile
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  • Chile's trapped miners cheered and embraced Saturday when a drill punched an escape shaft into an underground chamber.
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  • A new video showing the 33 miners trapped a half-mile underground provides the best images yet of the conditions in the mine in northern Chile.
  • Rescue workers in Chile have prepared an answer to one of the most dramatic questions surrounding the effort to pull 33 trapped miners out to safety.
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  • A new video showing the 33 miners trapped a half-mile underground provides the best images yet of the conditions in the mine in northern Chile.
  • The first video released of the 33 men trapped deep in a Chilean copper mine shows the men stripped to the waist and appearing slim but healthy.
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  • Chile Mine Collapse
  • Singing the national anthem in a full-throated chorus, 33 miners trapped deep underground thanked their rescuers.
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  • Chile Mine Collapse
  • The toughest challenge now may be preserving their sanity.
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  • Chile Mine Collapse
  • Chile's president euphorically waved the note, written deep inside a collapsed mine, that his country waited 17 agonizing days to see: "All 33 of us are fine in the shelter," one of the trapped miners wrote in red letters.
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  • Click play to watch Jim Gardner's coverage of the first Chilean miner to be brought to the surface.
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  • Chile Mine Collapse
  • The survival of 33 miners trapped a half-mile underground and the government's unblinking effort to pull them out alive gave Chileans reason to be proud as they celebrated their nation's bicentennial Saturday.
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  • Chile Mine Collapse
  • While 33 men trapped in a mine cling to hope that they'll get out alive, the company that put them there says it can't afford to pay their salaries and may go bankrupt.
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  • A Chilean museum said it was willing to pay a princely sum for one of Lady Diana Spencer's first official gowns because the dress is an important piece of fashion history.
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  • Action News
  • A Pakistani man detained with suspicious chemical residues at the U.S. Embassy in Chile was charged with possessing explosives on Saturday, and then set free pending further investigation.
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  • Chile blackout
  • A power failure plunged nearly the entire Chilean population into darkness Sunday night, rattling a country already anxious after last month's 8.8-magnitude quake.
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  • Paraguays President Fernando Lugo, right, next to Bolivias President Evo Morales, center, look up as they react during a aftershock.
  • A series of strong aftershocks from last month's devastating quake rocked Chile on Thursday.
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  • Chile earthquake
  • A father's unanswered cry for his missing son rang out Saturday from the wreckage of a fallen 15-story apartment building that has become a symbol of Chile's devastating earthquake.
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  • Chile earthquake
  • Aftershocks continue to rattle Chile, days after the devastating 8.8 earthquake.
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  • US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton meets with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet.
  • U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton made a small dent in Chile's growing needs.
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  • chile earthquake
  • The 40 retirees enjoying summer vacation at a seaside campground nestled under pine trees knew they had to move fast after Chile's powerful earthquake struck.
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