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Powerful 7.8 Magnitude Quake Hits Ecuador's Coast

Authorities in Ecuador say a powerful earthquake has killed at least 28 people. The U.S. Geological Survey says the shallow 7.8 magnitude quake struck late Saturday along the South American country's coast. It was felt 170 kilometers away in Quito, the capital, where it knocked out electricity and cell phone coverage in several neighborhoods.  Quito buildings swayed for about 40 seconds, causing people to rush into the streets. A bridge collapsed in the port city of...

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