Philippines looks for safer homes for volcano residents

TAGAYTAY, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials said Sunday the government will no longer allow villagers to return to a crater-studded island where an erupting volcano lies, warning that living the...

Philippine volcano simmers, officials brace for long crisis

AGONCILLO, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials said Saturday they're bracing for a long crisis whether the Taal volcano erupts more disastrously or simmers precariously for weeks or months, as mas...

Philippine volcano life-threatening despite `seeming lull'

TAGAYTAY, Philippines (AP) — An erupting Philippine volcano remains life-threatening despite weaker emissions and fewer tremors, an official said Friday and advised thousands of displaced villagers no...

Philippine volcano's quakes, cracks send more people fleeing

LEMERY, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine volcano belched smaller plumes of ash Thursday but shuddered continuously with earthquakes and cracked roads in nearby towns, which were blockaded by police due...

Despite risks, villagers made Philippine volcano their home

TALISAY, Philippines (AP) — It's the second-most active volcano in the Philippines, a designated permanent danger zone long declared off-limits to human settlements. Yet to more than 5,000 people the ...