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Volcanoes In Iceland, Papua New Guinea Keep Residents On Edge

Volcanoes In Iceland, Papua New Guinea Keep Residents On EdgeTwo volcanoes half a world apart are causing havoc today: Several flights have been diverted around an eruption in Papua New Guinea, and authorities in Iceland briefly put aviation on highest alert (again) due to a temperamental Mount Bardarbunga, which has been rumbling for the past week.

Flight Diverted When Passengers Feud Over Reclining Seat

Flight Diverted When Passengers Feud Over Reclining SeatAn entire plane was diverted on Sunday after a fight broke out over a passenger's right to recline her seat.

Ukrainian President Says Russian Troops Have Entered His Country

Ukrainian President Says Russian Troops Have Entered His CountryUkrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Russian troops entered his country on Thursday.

Reports: U.S. Authorizes Surveillance Flights Over Syria

Reports: U.S. Authorizes Surveillance Flights Over SyriaPresident Obama has authorized surveillance flights over Syria, The Associated Press and The New York Times are reporting this morning, citing unnamed U.S. officials.

At Michael Brown’s Funeral, A Call For A Day Of Reckoning

At Michael Brown’s Funeral, A Call For A Day Of ReckoningAfter two weeks of sometimes violent protests, the family of Michael Brown finally took some time to mourn on Monday.

California Quake Means Big Damage For Napa Valley Wineries

California Quake Means Big Damage For Napa Valley WineriesLuckily, a historic magnitude-6.0 earthquake in California over the weekend has not resulted in the loss of any human life. The wine country, however, was deeply affected.

Acclaimed British Actor Richard Attenborough Dies At 90

Acclaimed British Actor Richard Attenborough Dies At 90The British actor and film director Richard Attenborough died Sunday, his son told BBC News. He was 90.

Obama Orders Review Of Transfers Of Military Surplus To Local Police

Obama Orders Review Of Transfers Of Military Surplus To Local PolicePresident Obama has ordered a review of federal programs that supply local law enforcement agencies with military weapons and equipment after concerns over how the police handled unrest in Ferguson, Mo., in the aftermath of the shooting death of Michael Brown.

Who Owns A Monkey’s Selfie? No One Can, U.S. Says

Who Owns A Monkey’s Selfie? No One Can, U.S. SaysThe question of who owns a striking image taken by a crested black macaque may be closer to being settled, as the U.S. Copyright Office says the photo can't be copyrighted — by the person who owns the camera or any other entity -– because it wasn't taken by a human.

After Night Of Calm, National Guard To Be Withdrawn From Ferguson

After Night Of Calm, National Guard To Be Withdrawn From FergusonMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard to begin withdrawing from the city of Ferguson after a night of relative calm in the wake of days of unrest surrounding the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.