By BINSAR BAKKARAAssociated Press
KARO, Indonesia (AP) - Powerful bursts of hot ash and gravel erupted from a rumbling volcano in western Indonesia early Monday, sending panicked villagers streaming down the sides of the mountain.
Six new eruptions in the morning sent lava and searing gas tumbling
By ANDREW DALTONAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A loud auto crash that some passengers thought was shots being fired and an anonymous call reporting a gunman prompted evacuations Friday night at two terminals of Los Angeles International Airport, officials said.
A woman driving on the airport
By MICHELLE L. PRICEAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A carbon monoxide leak Monday forced the evacuation of a remote Utah elementary school and sent more than 40 students and staff to medical facilities in Utah and Colorado, including two adults who were still hospitalized into the night,
By RACHEL D'OROAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The flood-prone village of Newtok near Alaska's storm-battered coast is running out of time as coastal erosion creeps ever closer to the Yup'ik Eskimo community.
As residents wait for a new village to be built on higher ground
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Nature and man together cooked up the disaster in the Philippines.
Geography, meteorology, poverty, shoddy construction, a booming population, and, to a much lesser degree, climate change combine to make the Philippines the nation most
TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) - Philippine officials say Friday's typhoon in the central part of the country may have killed 10,000 or more, but the official death toll is still less than 950. In many areas bodies lie uncounted in the streets, as survivors search for food, water
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - One of the strongest storms on record slammed into the central Philippines on Friday, killing at least four people, forcing hundreds of thousands from their homes and knocking out power and communications in several provinces. But the nation appeared to avoid a major
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A judge cited disabled Superstorm Sandy victims stranded in high-rise towers to illustrate his conclusion that New York City violated laws designed to protect the disabled - about 11 percent of the city's more than 8 million residents - as it
By NICHOLAS PAPHITISAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - In a pre-dawn swoop Thursday, Greek riot police ended a nearly five-month protest by sacked workers broadcasting from what was once the headquarters of the defunct ERT state broadcaster, removing a few dozen people occupying the complex.
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Some malls around the world have been scrambling to add security guards to look for suspicious people following a deadly attack on a shopping center in Nairobi over the weekend. But for other malls, it's been business as usual.