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Rescue teams work amid the ruins of Colegio Enrique Rébsamen in Mexico City on Sept. 20. (Jose Garcia/AFP/Getty Images)T

The Earthquake to Come in Mexico

With a wave of corruption scandals sweeping out Latin American governments, is Mexico's next to fall?

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Watch Every Recorded Earthquake Around the World in the Last 15 Years (in Under 4 Minutes)

Every one of the world’s recorded earthquakes over the last 15 years turned into one terrifying animation.

Nepalese migrant workers queue to receive official documents in order to leave Nepal from the Labour department in Kathmandu on January 27, 2014.  Nearly 200 Nepali migrant workers died in Qatar in 2013, many of them from heart failure, officials said, figures that highlight the grim plight of labourers in the Gulf nation.   AFP PHOTO/Prakash MATHEMA        (Photo credit should read PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

Watching Your Country Collapse from Afar

Thousands of Nepali workers in Qatar struggle to find a way to go home -- and give back -- to a country in crisis.

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