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Philippine volcano spreads lava almost 2 miles from crater
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LEGAZPI, Philippines (AP) -- Lava fountaining regularly from the Philippines' most active volcano has flowed up to 3 kilometers (1.86 miles) from the crater in a dazzling but increasingly dangerous eruption....

Undersea quake sends Alaskans fleeing from feared tsunami
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A powerful undersea earthquake sent Alaskans fumbling for suitcases and racing to evacuation centers in the middle of the night after a cellphone alert warned a tsunami could hit communities along the state's southern coast and parts of British Columbia....

Spacewalking astronauts give new hand to robot arm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Spacewalking astronauts gave a hand to the International Space Station's big robot arm Tuesday....





Alaska quake shows complexity of tsunami warnings
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The powerful earthquake that struck beneath the Gulf of Alaska early Tuesday generated a tsunami, but before gauges could show that it was very small, warnings went out to a vast swath of the state and British Columbia, while a lower-level alert targeted the rest of the West Coast....

Survey: Mayors view climate change as pressing urban issue
BOSTON (AP) -- U.S. mayors increasingly view climate change as a pressing urban issue, so much so that many advocate policies that could inconvenience residents or even hurt their cities financially....

Solar industry on edge as Trump weighs tariffs on panels
DALLAS (AP) -- Solar energy is booming in the United States, but companies riding the wave fear that President Donald Trump could undercut them this week if he decides to impose new tariffs on imported solar panels....

12 skiers injured by flying rocks as Japanese volcano erupts
TOKYO (AP) -- Twelve people, including eight soldiers, skiing on the slopes of a volcano near a famous hot spring resort in central Japan were injured Tuesday by flying rocks during a sudden eruption, officials said. One soldier later died....

Los Angeles Zoo puts baby okapi on display
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Zoo has put on display a baby okapi (oh-KAH-pee), a reclusive species that in the wild is found deep in the now-vanishing dense rainforests of central Africa....

Rocket launched in New Zealand deploys commercial satellites
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- A rocket launched from New Zealand on Sunday successfully reached orbit carrying small commercial satellites....

Island volcano in Papua New Guinea erupts with ash, steam
SYDNEY (AP) -- An island volcano in Papua New Guinea erupted again Sunday, sending plumes of steam and ash into the air....