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HONOLULU  | Homeowners scramble as Hawaii volcano spews ash, lava

HONOLULU  — Patricia Deter moved from Oregon to Hawaii to be closer to her two daughters, but the Kilauea volcano burned down her home only a month after she bought it. Now Deter and others who have recently lost homes to the lava-spewing mountain are on an urgent quest for answers about insurance, desperate to … Continue reading HONOLULU  | Homeowners scramble as Hawaii volcano spews ash, lava

JAKARTA, Indonesia  | Indonesia’s most active volcano erupts, spews ash into sky

JAKARTA, Indonesia  — Indonesia’s most active volcano, Mount Merapi, erupted early Friday, spewing sand and pyroclastic material and sending an ash column as high as 5,500 meters (18,045 feet) into the sky. The sudden eruption was accompanied by a rumbling sound with medium to strong pressure, Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said. People … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia  | Indonesia’s most active volcano erupts, spews ash into sky