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Review: 'Jurassic World 2' leans on nostalgia, contrivances

Jun. 18, 2018 10:23 AM EDT

Here's the good news: "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom " is more fun than "Jurassic World." It's not exactly a high bar, but still a welcome surprise. In the hands of a new director, J.A. Bayona, with Chris Pratt's high-wattage charisma on full blast and a fair amount of self-aware humor intact, there are...

Guatemala ends search for people buried by volcano eruption

Jun. 17, 2018 6:28 PM EDT

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan authorities have ended the search for people buried by the eruption of the Volcano of Fire two weeks ago. The country's disaster agency said Sunday it suspended searches in San Miguel Los Lotes and El Rodeo because the area is "uninhabitable" and high risk. Volunteer...

'There was a future': Past Hawaii eruptions provide lessons

Jun. 15, 2018 10:00 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Lava pouring out of a Hawaii volcano burned down Mary Dressler's home and her town 28 years ago. Now, watching creeping lobes of molten rock slowly wipe out entire neighborhoods over the past month, she has been transported back to those losses. Memories and emotions overcame the...

10 Things to Know for Today

Jun. 15, 2018 6:29 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP APPROVES PLAN TO IMPOSE TOUGH CHINA TARIFFS President Donald Trump approves plan to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods as early as today. 2. INSIDE THE SUMMIT WITH...

Trump approves financial aid for Hawaii lava damage

Jun. 14, 2018 10:03 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — President Donald Trump has approved federal disaster aid for residents whose homes were destroyed or damaged because of the Kilauea volcano eruption in Hawaii. Gov. David Ige says Trump approved the request for individual assistance on Thursday. Ige says qualifying residents may receive...

Jurassic World cast reacts to real-world volcanic disasters

Jun. 14, 2018 4:17 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The lava pours from the ceilings. It explodes from the mountaintop. It creeps, then pours and roars down the mountainside as people frantically try to escape — with dinosaurs chasing after them. It's the opening act of a major summer blockbuster, but the eruption part is reality for...

AP PHOTOS: Traces of life trapped beneath volcano's ash

Jun. 13, 2018 2:53 PM EDT

SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala (AP) — June 3 was a typical Sunday in the hamlet of San Miguel Los Lotes, with residents engaged in usual weekend activities. Walking through the hamlet, you can imagine boys playing soccer, mothers warming tortillas on a griddle, grandparents watching television, youths...

Guatemala resumes search for victims of volcano eruption

Jun. 13, 2018 12:47 PM EDT

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's disaster agency says it is resuming the search for bodies after a weeklong suspension at the Volcano of Fire. Conred spokesman David de Leon said Wednesday that rescuers are headed back into the impacted area. At least 110 people were killed when the volcano erupted June...

Guatemala's disaster agency says it is resuming the search for bodies after a weeklong suspension at the Volcano of Fire

Jun. 13, 2018 12:15 PM EDT
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's disaster agency says it is resuming the search for bodies after a weeklong suspension at the Volcano of Fire.

Volcano evacuation shooting victim feared for his life

Jun. 12, 2018 4:11 PM EDT

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii man has testified that he feared for his life when a neighbor pointed a gun at him last month and fired at least two shots into the air in a mandatory evacuation zone near the erupting Kilauea volcano. Ethan Edwards testified in a Hilo courtroom last week in the preliminary...