Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano is erupting, prompting an ashfall advisory for the Big Island

Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano is erupting, prompting an ashfall advisory for the Big Island

CNN — The world’s largest active volcano, Mauna Loa, is erupting for the first time in nearly 40 years, sparking an ashfall advisory Monday for Hawaii’s Big Island and surrounding waters until 10 am HT (3 pm ET). The eruption in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is not threatening downhill communities or flights to the Island … Read more

‘A significant severe-weather event will be likely’ this week, meteorologists say

'A significant severe-weather event will be likely' this week, meteorologists say

CNN — A new robust storm system moving into the Pacific Northwest Sunday is expected to spawn severe storms in the South this week. The Storm Prediction Center has issued an early forecast warning, calling for “a significant severe-weather event” across parts of the lower Mississippi River Valley Tuesday. “This storm system will have the … Read more

China’s Urumqi to ease Covid lockdown amid public anger over deadly fire

China's Urumqi to ease Covid lockdown amid public anger over deadly fire

CNN — Chinese authorities said Saturday they would ease a months-long Covid lockdown in the country’s far western region of Xinjiang “in stages”, following protests over a deadly fire at an apartment building in the regional capital of Urumqi. At least 10 people were killed and nine injured when the fire broke out on Thursday, … Read more

Kamala Harris’ visit to the Philippines sends China a message of US intent

Kamala Harris' visit to the Philippines sends China a message of US intent

CNN — A Philippine archipelago known for tropical vacations will become the focus of political attention this week when Vice President Kamala Harris becomes the highest ranking US official to visit its main island. Palawan is home to dive resorts as well as a Philippine military base that Harris will visit on Tuesday, according to … Read more

Zaporizhzhia: IAEA warns whoever was behind ‘powerful explosions’ at nuclear plant is ‘playing with fire’

Zaporizhzhia: IAEA warns whoever was behind 'powerful explosions' at nuclear plant is 'playing with fire'

CNN — Powerful explosions rocked the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine this weekend, renewing concerns that fighting so close to the facility could cause a nuclear accident. The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Grossi, said that whoever was responsible for the attacks was “playing with fire,” reiterating a warning he … Read more

Buffalo snow: Historic storm slams western New York with nearly 6 feet of snow

Buffalo snow: Historic storm slams western New York with nearly 6 feet of snow

CNN — A historic snowstorm is slamming western New York state Saturday with over 6 feet of snow in some places, closing roads, triggering driving bans and canceling flights the weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday. Extreme snowfall “will produce near zero visibility, very difficult to impossible travel, damage to infrastructure, and may paralyze the hardest-hit … Read more

Driver arrested after mowing down a group of Los Angeles-area law enforcement recruits, injuring 25, is released from jail

Driver arrested after mowing down a group of Los Angeles-area law enforcement recruits, injuring 25, is released from jail

CNN — The man who was arrested for allegedly driving a vehicle into a group of law enforcement recruits in Whittier, California, was released from jail Thursday night, but the sheriff’s department insists they did not make a mistake. Nicholas Joseph Gutierrez, 22, was released from custody at 9:49 pm, according to jail records, citing … Read more

World leaders hold emergency meeting as ‘Russian-made’ missile kills two in Poland

World leaders hold emergency meeting as 'Russian-made' missile kills two in Poland

CNN — World leaders gathering at the G20 summit in Bali are attempting to diffuse a potential escalation in the months-long Ukraine war after a “Russian-made” missile landed inside NATO-member Poland killing two people. The missile landed outside the rural Polish village of Przewodow, about four miles (6.4 kilometers) west from the Ukrainian border on … Read more

Poland defense officials meet after reports of fatal explosion, as Russian missiles bombard nearby Ukraine

Poland defense officials meet after reports of fatal explosion, as Russian missiles bombard nearby Ukraine

CNN — Poland convened an emergency meeting of national security officials on Tuesday, after Polish media reported projectiles killed two people near the border with Ukraine on Tuesday. Polish officials confirmed the deaths of two people following an explosion in the Hrubieszów district, in eastern Poland. Government spokesman Piotr Muller said teams of experts are … Read more

Texas air show: 2 vintage military aircraft collide midair in Dallas. Here are the latest developments

Texas air show: 2 vintage military aircraft collide midair in Dallas.  Here are the latest developments

CNN — Two World War II-era military planes collided in midair and crashed at Dallas Executive Airport during an airshow Saturday afternoon, killing all on board. More than 40 fire rescue units responded to the scene after the two vintage planes – a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra – went down … Read more