Volcanic eruption coats Japanese city with ash Residents in a southern Japanese city were busy washing ash off the streets on Monday after a nearby volcano spewed a record-high smoke plume into the sky. Ash wafted as high as 5 kilometres above the Sakurajima volcano in the southern city of Kagoshima on ... 08/19/2013 - 1:10 am | View Link
Volcanic eruption coats Japanese city with ash TOKYO (AP) -- Residents in a southern Japanese city were busy washing ash off the streets Monday after a nearby volcano spewed a record-high smoke plume into the sky. Ash wafted as high as 5 kilometers (3 miles) above the Sakurajima volcano in the southern ... 08/18/2013 - 10:49 pm | View Link
Volcanic eruption coats Japanese city with ash City officials wearing masks clean the pavement covered by ash Monday morning, Aug. 19, 2013 after the Sakurajima volcano erupted Sunday afternoon in Kagoshima, on the southern Japanese main island of Kyushu. People in the city wore masks and raincoats and ... 08/18/2013 - 5:35 pm | View Link
Volcanic eruption coats Japanese city with ash A volcano has erupted in southwestern Japan and coated a nearby city with a layer of ash. People in Kagoshima city wore masks and raincoats and used umbrellas to shield themselves from the ash after the Sakurajima volcano erupted Sunday afternoon. 08/18/2013 - 3:04 pm | View Link
Volcanic eruption coats Japanese city with ash The Sakurajima volcano in southwestern Japan erupted on Sunday afternoon, leaving the nearby city of Kagoshima covered in ash. (Aug. 19) AP TOKYO (AP) — A volcano has erupted in southwestern Japan and coated a nearby city with a layer of ash. People in ... 08/18/2013 - 10:37 am | View Link
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As Women’s History Month approaches — March has been designated as such in the U. S. since 1987 — you can bring a piece of that history home, with an iconic photograph from the LIFE collection, now on sale for a limited time in the TIME Shop.
In addition to the already available collection of LIFE classics, six photographs of history-making women are newly available for purchase.
Milestone moments do not a year make. Often, it’s the smaller news stories that add up, gradually, to big history. With that in mind, in 2017 TIME History will revisit the entire year of 1967, week by week, as it was reported in the pages of TIME, to see how it all comes together.
At least 20 people were hurt after a float crashed during Rio de Janeiro’s famous annual Carnival.
During the Carnival’s parade, the last float of samba school Paraiso de Tuiuti collided with a fence, trapping and injuring people watching from the stands, the Associated Press reports. A journalist at the event was reportedly left with an exposed fracture.
At least three people were injured seriously, but organizers proceeded with the festivities.
A grandmother, who has been married to a British man for 27-years, was deported to Singapore on Sunday by U. K. authorities.
Irene Clennell, 53, says she was deported without money or a chance to pack her bags. “They just came to get me this morning and said they’ve already given me a chance.
The driver who crashed into a crowd at a Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans over the weekend reportedly had a blood-alcohol level three times the legal limit.
Officials have charged Neilson Rizutto, 25, with two counts of first degree vehicular negligence, reckless operation, and a hit-and-run, according to CNN.
At least 28 people were injured after Rizutto drove into the crowd, including a 3-year-old child.
Good morning. These are today’s top stories:
La La Land is mistakenly named top Oscars winner
La La Land was accidentally declared Best Picture in a historic mistake at last night’s 89th Academy Awards. The film’s producers had taken the stage to deliver an acceptance speech before it was revealed that the top prize actually belonged to Moonlight.
Another Jewish cemetery is vandalized
More than 100 headstones were knocked over at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia over the weekend, authorities said.