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A lava fountain is observed from a helicopter flight over the Fissure 22 in Kilauea Volcano's Lower East Rift Zone during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, U.S. May 21, 2018. Picture taken on May 21, 2018. USGS/Handout via REUTERS

‘Ash fallout’ alert after Hawaii volcano erupts in 30,000-foot plume

By Terray Sylvester

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – An explosive eruption spewed ash 30,000 feet (9,144 meters) into the air above (More…)

Ash cloud from Hawaii volcano sparks red alert for aviation

By Terray Sylvester

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – Explosions intensified on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano on Tuesday, spewing ash and triggering a (More…)

Lava threatens Hawaii exit routes, could spur more evacuations

By Terray Sylvester

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – Lava flowing from giant rips in the earth on the flank of Hawaii’s (More…)

U.S. to consider expanding Medicare drug price negotiation

By Yasmeen Abutaleb

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is considering expanding Medicare’s ability to negotiate the cost of drugs (More…)

WHO says 19 dead, 39 infected so far in Congo Ebola outbreak

GENEVA (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo reported 39 suspected, probable or confirmed cases of Ebola between April 4 and (More…)

Huge fissures open on Hawaiian volcano, some defy evacuation order

By Terray Sylvester

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – Two new fissures opened on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, hurling bursts of rock and (More…)

Toxic gas alert for Hawaii volcano eruption; new areas at risk

By Terray Sylvester

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – Residents on the Big Island of Hawaii were alerted on Thursday to rising (More…)

Hawaii volcano threatens power plant; mass evacuations possible

By Terray Sylvester

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – Hawaii authorities scrambled to move tens of thousands of gallons of highly flammable (More…)

Seventeen deaths reported in Congo as Ebola outbreak confirmed

By Benoit Nyemba and Fiston Mahamba

KINSHASA (Reuters) – At least 17 people have died in an area of northwestern (More…)

Hawaii volcano could start spewing big rocks, smog, ash

By Terray Sylvester

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – A large explosion in Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano on Wednesday may mark the beginning (More…)