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Volcano quiets for now

Clouds obscured Mount St. Helens on April 9 25 years ago, but, based on ashfall and the smell of sulfur, geologists believed three moderate eruptions took place.

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Under the volcano

Five years ago, Vicente Fox became the first opposition candidate to win a Mexican presidential election, ending the dictatorial 71-year rule of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). But his achievement ...

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Rain washes out ash from Pacific volcano

Overnight rain washed away a dusting of ash from Anatahan Volcano, which continued to erupt on an uninhabited island just north of this tiny U.S. territory in the Pacific, authorities said Friday.

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