A huge wave crashed into the New York City region 2,300 years ago, dumping sediment and shells across Long Island and New Jersey and casting wood debris far up the Hudson River.
03 May 2009
Swine flu in Mexico, the epicentre of the world outbreak, has peaked, the Mexican health minister has said.
Jose Angel Cordova said the virus, blamed for at least 19 deaths in Mexico, appeared to have peaked between 23-28 April.
"The evolution of the epidemic is now in its declining phase," Mr Cordova told a news conference.
World Health Organization officials said authorities should remain vigilant as the virus could return.
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