Some European airlines have begun test flights to see if it is safe to fly through the volcano ash from Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull. But a NASA study says a little ash can cause serious problems.
Planes across most of Western Europe were grounded for a fourth day Sunday as a cloud of ash from last week's Iceland volcano continues to hang in the air above. Stranded travelers are losing time, money – and patience.
President Obama and other world leaders were prevented from traveling to see Polish President Lech Kaczynski's funeral in Krakow today due to the cloud of ash hanging over Europe after the Iceland volcano.
The president has integrated energy security goals with environment policy, focusing on renewable power. But his effort won't succeed, analysts say, unless Congress agrees to put a price on carbon emissions.
From businessmen to backpackers, the near-shutdown of European airspace from the Iceland volcano has disrupted thousands of plans. Nothing left to do but complain on Twitter.
Ash from Eyjafjallajokull, the Iceland volcano that erupted this week, has caused airlines to cancel thousands of flights. Scientists say the chemical makeup and shape of the ash cloud's dust particles will tell them more.
Two baby meerkats stand in the sun at their enclosure at the Chester Zoo in Chester, England, on Friday. The 3-week-old babies had their first public appearance after spending their first weeks underground in their burrow.
Amid aftermath of the Iceland volcano, the Norwegian PM has relied on an Apple iPad to keep up with business.
Brazilian President Lula weighs in on the BRIC summit where Brazil, Russia, India, and China showed they are committed to building a joint diplomatic and creative approach to world issues.