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  • In Pictures Space photos of the day: Volcanic eruptions

    This NASA image, taken by a NASA MODIS satellite acquired on May 22, shows the ash plume from the Grimsvotn volcano and its shadow to the west. The Grimsvotn volcano began erupting on Saturday, May 21, sending clouds of ash high into the air. The amount of ash spewing from the volcano tapered off dramatically on Tuesday, however, said Elin Jonasdottir, a forecaster at Iceland's meteorological office.

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  • Somali pirate captors move US hostage after SEAL raid

    After the US Navy SEAL rescue of American and Dane hostages this week, Somali pirates say they will move other hostages around, and will kill hostages if they are attacked. 

  • In Pictures Space photos of the day: Volcanic eruptions

    This NASA image, taken by a NASA MODIS satellite acquired on May 22, shows the ash plume from the Grimsvotn volcano and its shadow to the west. The Grimsvotn volcano began erupting on Saturday, May 21, sending clouds of ash high into the air. The amount of ash spewing from the volcano tapered off dramatically on Tuesday, however, said Elin Jonasdottir, a forecaster at Iceland's meteorological office.

  • Buenos Aires on a leash

    Buenos Aires on a leash

    Argentine dogs live a life of pampered sophistication in this elegant city.

  • Active volcano holds clues to violent landslides

    Active volcano holds clues to violent landslides

    Researchers want to learn if volcano-triggered landslides can trigger even larger problems.

  • Mexico rewards tales of red tape

    Mexico rewards tales of red tape

    President Calderón is leading a drive to make Mexico's government more efficient, starting with nearly $40,000 in awards for the best stories of bloated bureaucracy.