| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Magma from deep within the Earth's mantle can surge through a volcano in a matter of months rather than thousands of years or more, as previously thought, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature.
The molten lava that erupts from...
| Jul 29, 2013
When Gwen picks up her crayons, she draws scenes that remind her of Daddy.
"My husband died five months ago from cancer, and I knew that we would need extra support," says the 5-year-old's mother, Alisa Arnold of West Hartford.
She ended up bringing...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:11 PM
It's a story about volcanic formation, eruption and the building blocks of Alaska as we know it.
"The North American plate, which is what Alaska is built on, is being pushed underneath--that is what we call the Pacific plate," said Alaska Volcanic...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:20 AM
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK As we walked along the trail, partly shaded by towering and ubiquitous lodgepole pines, I turned and looked around. We were alone, had been for a couple of miles.
Backpack loaded with raincoats, sunscreen and cameras, and bear...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:16 PM
A culinary tradition returned to Elkhart on Wednesday.
Over 100 people lined up in the parking lot of the Easy Shopping Center to get the famous Italian sausage sandwich from Volcano Pizza.
The tradition started about 30 years ago when the shop sold...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:08 PM
LITTLE BAY, Montserrat — This tiny Caribbean island made headlines twice in its history. Once in 1979, when former Beatles record producer George Martin built a famous recording studio here, and a second time when the island's dormant volcano...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:08 AM
A massive earthquake rattles a town, triggering fiery eruptions in nearby volcanoes.
It sounds like the plot of a disaster movie, but it has actually happened: Journeying in Chile when an 8.5 magnitude temblor struck in 1835, Charles Darwin reported...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:58 PM
The continuing eruption of Pavlof Volcano in the Aleutian Islands is complicating flight operations for some air carriers serving communities along the chain, airline officials say Tuesday.
In a Tuesday update on Pavlof’s eruption, the Alaska...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 7:30 AM
When I lived in the Northwest 15 years ago, I loved to go mountain biking on the trails around devastated Mt. St. Helens, which blew its top in 1980. More than 50 died.
Cyclists who’d like to see how St. Helens has changed -- and mellowed -- in the...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
It appears "After Earth" is on track to join "Battleship," "John Carter" and "Cowboys & Aliens" in Hollywood's Contemporary Hall of Shame. Although less expensive than those costly misfires, Sony's $135 million sci-fier starring Will Smith and his son...
| May 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"James Turrell: A Retrospective" is a bit like a dinner party at which the guest of honor is absent. Family members and friends are there, plus lots of conversation about the one who's missing. But the primary impetus for the get-together couldn't make...