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The official again warned that Pyongyang is willing to pull out of a planned summit with Washington
HONOLULU (AP) — Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue flames burning from cracks in the pavement as the Kilauea volcano gushes fountains of lava in the background, offering insight into a new dimension in the volcano's weeks-long eruption.
'The kid didn't own guns. I owned guns'
Space X launched two satellites on May 22 on a Falcon 9 rocket as part of the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO), a collaboration between NASA and the German Research Centre for Geosciences to monitor climate changes.According to a report from, GRACE-FO tracks the movement of water and ice on and beneath the Earth’s surface, as well as changes in the planet’s mass and gravity field.This footage shows the launch and includes a description of the spacecraft’s role. Credit: NASA via Storyful
Congo's health ministry said there are now 28 confirmed Ebola cases
Seventeen people were missing and hundreds of others evacuated from their homes Thursday after a cyclone hit Socotra, with Yemen's government declaring the island a "disaster province". Yemen's neighbour Oman is preparing for landfall of Cyclone Mekunu on Friday, with national weather experts expecting it to intensify to a category two cyclone from category one, after it hit Socotra on Wednesday night. The missing people had been in two boats that sunk and three vehicles swept away by floods, said Ramzy Mahrous, governor of Socotra, an island paradise 350 kilometres (220 miles) off Yemen in the Arabian Sea.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on drought conditions across the American Southwest (all times local):
But he said the U.S. has not yet established "effective deterrence" to halt meddling
Yulia Skripal and her father Sergei spent weeks hospitalized in critical condition
In 1708, a Spanish galleon carrying 600 people and laden with gold, silver and emeralds—thought to be worth as much as $17 billion by today’s standards—was sunk by British ships during a battle off the coast of Cartagena, Colombia. More than 300 years later in November 2015, the San José, which is often referred to as the “holy grail of shipwrecks,” was discovered by an international team of scientists and engineers in collaboration with the Colombian Navy. On Monday, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and Maritime Archaeology Consultants (MAC), who both helped to find the wreck, released the first information describing how exactly the galleon was found.
Michael Rotondo says he doesn't want to reconcile with his parents, but needs three more months under their roof
The Milwaukee police chief has apologized to Bucks' Sterling Brown for a January arrest that escalated to include the use of a stun gun
Charge d'affaires Todd Robinson and his deputy were given 48 hours to leave the country
Democrats unveiled a plan to boost teacher pay amid national walkouts
Marawi was liberated from ISIS militants last October. But more than 230,000 remain displaced