Lava flows provide a unique opportunity to see geology happen in real time. Most geologic processes take place over millions of years — the Andes are still rising, but you will not notice any significant elevation change over your lifetime. Volcanoes are different. You can see a volcanic landscape change before your eyes over a matter of hours.
By James Oliphant WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats’ quest to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives and stymie President Donald Trump’s agenda began in earnest on Tuesday after voters in Pennsylvania chose a slate of nominees to compete in a pivotal battleground state. Democrats must wrest 23 seats nationwide from Republicans to take over the House, and analysts say the party could gain as many as five seats in Pennsylvania alone in the general congressional election in November. The most closely watched race was in the district around Allentown, Pennsylvania, where a bevy of Democrats battled to replace incumbent U.S. Representative Charlie Dent, one of the few remaining moderate Republicans in the House.
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Forty-three years after the fall of Saigon and almost 13 years after Hurricane Katrina, many residents wonder if their long-resilient community is nearing another — quieter — inflection point.
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A German man has been ordered to pay child support after his ex-wife forged his signature to have a child via IVF. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the bizarre story.
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The gallery dedicated to the work of artist Étienne Terrus underwent a six-figure renovation only to find that 82 of its paintings are fakes.
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