New Zealand hospitals order skin to treat volcano survivors

WHAKATANE, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand medical staff were working around the clock Thursday treating severely burned survivors of a volcanic eruption that police said was believe...

Cricketers to pay tribute to volcano victims before 1st test

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Australia and New Zealand players will acknowledge victims of a volcanic eruption on New Zealand's White Island before play starts Thursday in the first cricket test. ...

Police say an injured person has died in a New Zealand hospital, bringing the death toll from volcanic eruption to 6

WHAKATANE, New Zealand (AP) — Police say an injured person has died in a New Zealand hospital, bringing the death toll from volcanic eruption to 6.

Up to 13 feared dead in volcanic eruption off New Zealand

WHAKATANE, New Zealand (AP) — Unstable conditions hampered rescue workers Tuesday from searching for at least eight people missing and feared dead after a volcano off the New Zealand coast erupted in ...

New Zealand police confirm 5 dead in volcanic eruption

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand police confirm 5 dead in volcanic eruption.

New Zealand police say 1 person has been confirmed killed in volcanic eruption on island popular with tourists

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand police say 1 person has been confirmed killed in volcanic eruption on island popular with tourists.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says people are unaccounted for on White Island after volcanic eruption

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says people are unaccounted for on White Island after volcanic eruption.

New Zealand volcano erupts

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand authorities say a volcano on White Island has erupted. The agency GeoNet on Monday afternoon said a moderate volcanic eruption had occurre...

Italy firefighters douse fires on Stromboli after eruptions

MILAN (AP) — Firefighters using helicopters and motorboats are continuing to douse fires ignited by a volcanic eruption on the Sicilian island of Stromboli that killed a hiker. Mayor...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked t...

Taipei's Tatun Volcanoes proven active: scientists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After carrying out a long-term study, a research team at Academia Sinica has determined that the Tatun volcano group (TVG) and Guishan Island are both active volcanoes and a vo...

Historic Hawaii volcano eruption scarred landscape, lives

LEILANI ESTATES, Hawaii (AP) — A year after a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island rained lava and gases in one of its largest and most destructive eruptions in recorded history, people who lost their homes...

How Japan's Akihito redefined the role of emperor

This Monday in Japan, a new era will be named to replace the "Heisei" era of Japan's Emperor Akihito. His reign will officially end on April 30, and talks have been going on for months o...

Six Taiwanese tourists in Indonesia confirmed safe: MOFA

Six Taiwanese citizens who were stranded in Indonesia in the wake of a volcanic eruption and deadly tsunami on the weekend have been confirmed safe, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Sunday....

Petrified horse remains found near Pompeii

Italian archaeologists have unearthed the petrified remains of a harnessed and saddled horse in a stable tied to an ancient villa outside Pompeii. Lead archaeologist Massimo Osanna told Italian news ...