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Volcano Update

2015-07-02 13:21

Part of the rim and wall of the Overlook vent within Halemaumau Crater collapsed into the lava lake Wednesday afternoon, U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists reported Thursday.

Obituaries

2015-07-01 00:06

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Opinion

2015-07-03 00:05

Pope Francis, in his recent encyclical “Laudato Si,” aligned himself with the overwhelming scientific consensus on man-made climate change, affirming its reality and calling for immediate action to ease its effects. His remarks underscore the need for world leaders to face up to this grave challenge and for all humans to be more responsible stewards of Earth.

Nation & World

2015-07-03 06:11

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — More than five years after the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history fouled beaches, coated seabirds in thick goo and threatened delicate marshes, BP has agreed to pay a record settlement to affected states in hopes of bringing an end to a legal drama that has cost the company billions.