Huge fissure opens on Hawaiian volcano; some defy evacuation order

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – A massive new fissure opened on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, hurling bursts of rock and magma with an ear-piercing screech on Sunday as it threatened nearby homes within a zone where authorities had just ordered an evacuation. The fissure, a vivid gouge More...

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Cracks in Hawaii volcano roar amid warnings of more

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – New fissures roaring like jet engines and spewing magma have opened on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, piling lava as high as a four-story building as the U.S. Geological Survey warned More...

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Parkland students meet with Waffle House hero

(Reuters) – With hugs and Twitter posts, the man who wrestled an AR-15 rifle from a mass shooter at a Nashville restaurant in April met with more than a dozen survivors of the school shooting at Parkland, More...

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Roaring like jet engines, new crack opens at Hawaii volcano

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – A new fissure roaring like jet engines and spewing magma opened on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano on Saturday, piling lava as high as a four-story building, as the area torn by the U.S. More...

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Trump says wants a government funding deal before August break

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that Congress must have a deal to fund the federal government before the summer break in August or lawmakers would have to stay in Washington. More...

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Families reunited in ‘Hugs Not Walls’ event at U.S.-Mexico border

EL PASO, Texas (Reuters) – For three minutes on Saturday, Marcelino Pizarro hugged family members he had not seen since he jumped the fence into the United States from Mexico six years ago. Marcelino More...

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Scooter-sharing comes to Washington after speed bumps elsewhere

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – So many Washingtonians are gliding the final few blocks of their commutes on motorized scooters that a new sharing program cannot keep up with rush-hour demand. Authorities in other More...

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U.S. rolls back protections for transgender prison inmates

(Reuters) – The Trump administration has rolled back protections for transgender prison inmates introduced under former President Barack Obama after some prisoners challenged the policies in court. An inmate’s More...

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U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian bombers in international airspace off Alaska

(Reuters) – Two U.S. fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Friday. The Russian TU-95 “Bear” bombers flew into a so-called Air Defense Identification More...

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U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian bombers in international airspace off Alaska: media

(Reuters) – Two U.S. fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Friday, media reported. The Russian TU-95 “Bear” bombers flew into a so-called More...