Hawaii volcano generates blue flames from burning methane

Hawaii Volcano blue flames

Blue flames from burning methane are the latest natural phenomena being seen at the eruption of the...


Trump sounds optimistic tone about future North Korea talks, suggests June 12 summit

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - A day after aborting a summit with North Korea’s leader, President Donald Trump sounded an optimistic note Friday about future negotiations, saying it is even possible that a meeting could take place on June 12 as originally planned. “We’ll see what...


'Betsy DeVos, how do you sleep at night?' LGBTQ advocates project data on Education

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos apparently wasn’t around to see it, but a message to her was projected on the Education Department’s headquarters in Washington about policy on LGBTQ youth, asking, “How do you sleep at night?” The Human Rights Campaign, with artist...


Idaho town told not to drink water amid contamination fear

Drinking Water Idaho Town

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Residents of an Idaho town have been told not to drink its well water amid concerns that a fired municipal worker found dead in his home may have contaminated it, officials said Friday. Tom Young, 62, was found dead Thursday by emergency workers who were sent to a hospital after...


Search on for 14-month-old toddler after mother's body found

SODUS, N.Y. (AP) — Police in western New York issued an Amber Alert on Friday for a missing 14-month-old boy whose mother’s body was found in a plastic bag hidden in the woods two days earlier. According to the alert, the child, Owen Hidalgo-Calderon, was last seen May 16, the same day his mother,...


The Latest: Oklahoma City shooter was licensed to carry gun

APTOPIX Restaurant Shooting-Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a restaurant in Oklahoma City (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The man suspected of shooting three people inside an Oklahoma City restaurant before being fatally shot was licensed as an armed security guard. Gerald Konkler with the Oklahoma Council on...


The Latest: Chief says student school shooter had 2 handguns

School Shooting Indiana

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on a possible shooting at an Indiana middle school (all times local): 2:25 p.m. A police chief says an Indiana middle school student asked to be excused from class, then returned with two handguns and opened fire. Noblesville police Chief Kevin Jowitt says a...


Alberto it is: First named tropical system chugs toward Gulf

MIAMI (AP) — A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend. Subtropical Storm Alberto - the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season - was...


The Latest: Missouri lawmakers subpoena Greitens to testify

Missouri Governor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Missouri lawmakers have subpoenaed Gov. Eric Greitens to testify before a special panel considering whether to try to impeach and remove him from office. The chairman of the House...


Tiny California cottage on market for just under $1 million

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A 595-square-foot (55-square meter) Southern California cottage with one bedroom and one bathroom is on the market for just under $1 million. The Orange County Register reports the price of the tiny abode in tony Laguna Beach dropped to $998,900 this month after being...


The Latest: Weinstein takes books on theater, film to arrest

APTOPIX Sexual Miscconduct Weinstein-1

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sexual misconduct probe of film producer Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Harvey Weinstein was in and out of custody so quickly in his rape case, he probably didn’t have time to read the books he brought with him. The film mogul carried three books...

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