Environment and nature

December 22, 2018 - 7:57 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A tsunami apparently caused by undersea landslides from a volcanic island killed at least 20 people after the waves hit the coast around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, the government reported. Another 165 people were hurt and dozens of buildings damaged Saturday night, the...
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December 22, 2018 - 7:40 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A tsunami apparently caused by undersea landslides from a volcanic island killed at least 20 people after the waves hit the coast around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, the government reported. Another 165 people were hurt and dozens of buildings damaged Saturday night, the...
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December 22, 2018 - 7:29 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A tsunami apparently caused by undersea landslides killed at least 20 people after the waves hit the coast around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, the government reported. The National Disaster Management Agency said that another 165 people were hurt and dozens of buildings...
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December 22, 2018 - 6:58 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Government officials say that at least 20 people were killed after a tsunami hit the coast around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, the BBC reports. The national disaster management agency says 165 people were hurt and dozens of buildings were damaged Saturday night, according to...
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December 22, 2018 - 6:46 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Government officials say that at least 20 people were killed after a tsunami hit the coast around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, the BBC reports. The national disaster management agency says 165 people were hurt and dozens of buildings were damaged early Sunday morning,...
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A man stands on a pier with Alcatraz Island at rear in San Francisco, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. A partial federal shutdown has been put in motion because of gridlock in Congress over funding for President Donald Trump's Mexican border wall. The company that provides ferry services to Alcatraz Island kept its daytime tours but canceled its behind-the-scenes and night tours for Saturday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
December 22, 2018 - 4:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The huddled masses are still able to visit the Statue of Liberty. The Grand Canyon is open for business. The government says other national parks "will remain as accessible as possible," although some roads at Rocky Mountain National Park are closed as snow goes unplowed. But, while...
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A man stands on a pier with Alcatraz Island at rear in San Francisco, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. A partial federal shutdown has been put in motion because of gridlock in Congress over funding for President Donald Trump's Mexican border wall. The company that provides ferry services to Alcatraz Island kept its daytime tours but canceled its behind-the-scenes and night tours for Saturday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
December 22, 2018 - 3:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The huddled masses are still able to visit the Statue of Liberty. The Grand Canyon is open for business. The government says other national parks "will remain as accessible as possible." But, while the star-spangled banner yet waves at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, the gates at the War...
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Motorists glide through the unattended toll booths at Rocky Mountain National Park Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Estes Park, Colo. A partial federal shutdown has been put in motion because of gridlock in Congress over funding for President Donald Trump's Mexican border wall. The gridlock blocks money for nine of 15 Cabinet-level departments and dozens of agencies including the departments of Homeland Security, Transportation, Interior, Agriculture, State and Justice. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
December 22, 2018 - 2:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The huddled masses are still able to visit the Statue of Liberty. The Grand Canyon is open for business. The government says other national parks "will remain as accessible as possible." But, while the star-spangled banner yet waves at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, the gates at the War...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is met by reporters as he returns to the Capitol from the White House as work to avoid a partial government shutdown continues with President Donald Trump demanding funds for a border wall, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. Trump is imploring McConnell to change the Senate's rules in order to pass the spending bill. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 22, 2018 - 12:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — 'Twas just days before Christmas, and all through the House — and Senate — not a shutdown solution was stirring, and lawmakers, boy, did they grouse. The chaos that is President Donald Trump's White House seemed to wash over the Capitol as this weekend's partial federal shutdown...
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December 22, 2018 - 9:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The huddled masses will still able to visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island during the U.S. government's partial shutdown. An alert posted Saturday on the official National Park Service webpage for the sites says they're open thanks to funding from New York state. It's the...
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