Peru: Ubinas Volcano erupts

Ubinas Volcano erupts in Peru

Ubinas Volcano, Peru (CNN) — Check this out, a huge volcanic eruption in Peru is sending a giant plume of smoke and ash high into the sky. T…

Nishino-shima Photo credit: NASA Earth Observatory

Volcanic island eats another off Japan

(CNN) — One Japanese island has swallowed another. NASA’s Earth Observatory reports that Niijima island, a volcano which broke through the o…

3 Japanese whaling ships return to Japan after Intl. Court of Justice ruling against whaling program.

Whaling ships return to Japan after ban

SHIMONOSEKI, JAPAN (CNN) – Japanese media reports that three whale research vessels have returned to the western city of Shimonoseki after c…

Stolen Gauguin found after 40 years

Stolen Gauguin found after 40 years

(CNN) – A couple of stolen paintings by two French masters have resurfaced after more than 40 years. How Italian investigators found them is…