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‘Excited and scared': Hawaii volcano spews huge cloud of ash

9 days ago   |   By KOAT

Geologists have warned that the volcano could become even more violent, with increasing ash production and the potential that future blasts could hurl boulders the size of cows.
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'Excited and scared': Hawaii volcano erupts anew, spews huge plume of ash into sky

'Excited and scared': Hawaii volcano erupts anew, spews huge plume of ash into sky

9 days ago   |   By Baltimore Sun

A volcano on Hawaii's Big Island erupted anew Thursday with little sound and only modest fury, spewing a steely gray plume of ash about 30,000 feet into the sky that began raining down on a nearby town. The explosion at the summit of Kilauea came shortly after 4 a.m. following two weeks of volcanic...
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Boston's Memorial Day flag garden idea spreads across the US

Boston's Memorial Day flag garden idea spreads across the US

Over 37,000 American flags grace the Boston Common as part of an annual Memorial Day tradition to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice Read more ...

Homeless veteran leaves incredible gift to community

Homeless veteran leaves incredible gift to community

Folks described Rob Helgerson as rough around the edges, but the veteran showed his softer side with a $500,000 donation to his community. Read more ...

Date and location for North Korea summit 'hasn't changed,' says president

Date and location for North Korea summit 'hasn't changed,' says president

U.S. President Donald Trump seemed to revive hopes for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month, telling reporters at the Oval Office late Saturday, "We're... Read more ...

Gulf Coast braces for storm Alberto

Gulf Coast braces for storm Alberto

Normally packed with vacationers over the Memorial Day weekend, beaches along the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast are largely empty as a slowly strengthening storm carrying brisk winds... Read more ...

Democratic AG candidate: Wisconsin DOJ needs new direction

Democratic AG candidate: Wisconsin DOJ needs new direction

Democratic candidate for Wisconsin attorney general Josh Kaul said the Department of Justice needs "new leadership in a host of areas." Read more ...

Headstones spray-painted with swastikas in Illinois cemetery

Headstones spray-painted with swastikas in Illinois cemetery

The headstones were spray-painted sometime between midnight and 7 a.m. Saturday morning. Read more ...

Ireland votes resoundingly to repeal abortion ban

Ireland votes resoundingly to repeal abortion ban

Ireland has voted an emphatic "yes" to amend the country's constitution to enable legislation that would allow women to have an abortion in a historic and emotionally charged... Read more ...

In new statement, Morgan Freeman maintains innocence against harassment...

In new statement, Morgan Freeman maintains innocence against harassment allegations

Morgan Freeman says he likes to compliment people to make them feel at ease around him but that he has never sexually assaulted women. Read more ...

Bottom fell out for Yankees after one bad Aaron Boone decision

Bottom fell out for Yankees after one bad Aaron Boone decision

Well , that was weird. Oh, sure, Sonny Gray stunk again Saturday night, failing to get out of the fourth inning in the Yankees' 11-4 loss to the Angels at Yankee Stadium. With... Read more ...

American held captive in Venezuelan jail freed, Trump says

American held captive in Venezuelan jail freed, Trump says

A Utah man has been released from a jail in Venezuela after spending nearly two years behind bars on weapons charges. Read more ...