A fiery volcanic eruption in south-central Guatemala sent lava flowing into rural communities, killing at least 25 as rescuers struggled to reach people where homes and roads were charred and blanketed with ash.
By Sonia Perez D., Associated Press
Hawaii emergency crews continue to battle lava flow and hazardous sulfur dioxide fumes, four days after the Kilauea volcano erupted on the big island. The slow-moving lava has destroyed 35 structures so far, including at least 26 homes; no fatalities…
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano destroyed 26 homes and spewed lava hundreds of feet into the air, leaving evacuated residents unsure how long they might be displaced.
By Caleb Jones, Jennifer Peltz, Sophia Yan, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
Hundreds of miles off the coast of Oregon and Washington, there's an undersea volcano known as Axial Seamount. Two months ago when it began spewing lava, it wasn't a secret to a group of scientists engaged in a groundbreaking research…
On the morning of May 18, 1980, a 5.1 magnitude earthquake shook the ground beneath Mount St. Helens and awakened the volcano located 96 miles south of Seattle, Washington, that had been dormant for more than 140 years.
Known for it's scenic beauty but plagued by poverty, violence and malnutrition, Guatemala has the second largest indigenous population in the Western Hemisphere.
By Jenny Marder
It's time for our weekly Just Ask feature, where the experts tackle your questions on science and technology. John Eichelberger, a volcano expert with the U.S. Geological Survey, answers the question, "Why Does the Earth Have Volcanoes, and…
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