| Nov 17, 2013
| 12:20 PM
A volcano may be stirring more than a half-mile beneath a major ice sheet in Antarctica, raising the possibility of faster base melting that could ultimately affect climate.
Seismologists working in a mountainous area of Marie Byrd Land in western...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:42 PM
An exploding underwater volcano is causing a new island to form in the Pacific Ocean about 620 miles south of Tokyo, and you can watch a bit of its dramatic rise in the video above.
The video, showing thick plumes of steam and ash shooting out of the...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Illinois, where a fast-moving storm system produced several tornadoes that touched down across the Midwest and left behind a path of destruction in 12 states. More photos Duarte, Calif.: Men pray during a church...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:12 PM
We often think with our eyes when deciding where to travel.
What will be pretty? What sights will wow us? What will make the best photos?
The only problem with such planning is that we have four other senses too.
A visit to the beach, for example,...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:33 AM
A group of legislators has introduced a bill, House Bill 4972, that prohibits the Michigan State Board of Education from adopting a set of new science standards that would be used to teach students kindergarten-12th grade, called Next Generation Science...
| May 7, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Four German tourists and one of their Filipino guides were killed Tuesday when one of the Philippines' most active volcanoes started spewing large rocks and ash, officials said.
The group was climbing the Mayon volcano when an explosion happened at...
| May 7, 2013
| 10:42 AM
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Rain helps firefighters in their efforts to put out the Springs fire (more photos); elsewhere the downpour dampens the Southland; Cleveland police announce the rescue of three women who went missing about a decade ago;...
| 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 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 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...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 6:52 AM
“Star Trek” has always been about more than a spaceship crew hurtling through the cosmos — over the decades, the ......