Living on Hawaii volcano offers affordable paradise, risks

 

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The slopes of Kilauea offer a lush rural setting and affordable land that contrasts sharply with Hawaii's more expensive real estate, but living on one of the world's most active volcanoes comes with risks: A dozen lava vents have opened in streets of the Puna district and 35 structures have burned down.

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  • Written by By CALEB JONES , Associated Press

Military eyes child sex-assault solution without Congress

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military officials have sought to ward off congressional efforts to address child-on-child sexual assaults on bases, even as they disclose that the problem is larger than previously acknowledged.

  • Written by By JUSTIN PRITCHARD and REESE DUNKLIN , Associated Press

Sessions: Zero-tolerance policy may split families at border

 

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A "zero-tolerance" policy toward people who enter the United States illegally may cause families to be separated while parents are prosecuted, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday.

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  • Written by By ELLIOT SPAGAT , Associated Press

Nigeria military helps rescue 1,000 Boko Haram hostages

 

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — More than 1,000 people held captive in northeastern Nigeria by the jihadi group Boko Haram have been rescued, Nigeria's military said Monday.

  • Written by By SAM OLUKOYA , Associated Press