Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz links North, Central, and South America. The answer is the American Cordilleran System. Jacob Thompson and some friends rode the whole thing on their mountain bikes. He tells us about their trip.

Global Scan

Chile's earthquake could have been much worse

An offshore earthquake near Chile Tuesday night claimed six lives and caused millions of dollars of damage, but could have been much worse if Chile weren't so prepared. Meanwhile, in Turkey, it seems the country wasn't prepared for elections, with power outages reported. That and more in today's Global Scan.