Photo of White Island after its volcanic eruption in New Zealand

Dozens Feared Dead in Eruption of New Zealand Volcano

WHAKATANE, New Zealand — A volcano on a New Zealand island erupted Monday with a towering blast of ash and scalding steam as tourists were exploring the moon-like surface, killing five people and leaving perhaps two dozen others missing and presumed dead. Eigh...
Photo of killer whale

Scientists Discover Different Kind of Killer Whale off Chile

WASHINGTON — For decades, there were tales from fishermen and tourists, even lots of photos, of a mysterious killer whale that just didn't look like all the others, but scientists had never seen one. Now they have. An international team of researchers sa...