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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.

Conflict & Justice

Prosecuting quake looters in Chile

Immediately after February's earthquake in Chile, residents in Concepcion began looting. Some horded food and supplies, but others also stole flat screen TV's and high-end electronics. Now, prosecutors are charging hundreds of people. Emily Green reports.

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.