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Could Hawaii volcano explosion rival Mount St. Helens? Probably not.

Could Hawaii volcano explosion rival Mount St. Helens? Probably not.
  • Could Hawaii volcano explosion rival Mount St. Helens? Probably not. FWC: Could Hawaii volcano explosion rival Mount St. Helens? Probably not.

    The magma in Mount St. Helens is thick and sticky — think cold peanut butter — and full of gas bubbles. So it’s prone to violent explosions as it reaches the surface. However, Kilauea’s lava is runnier — like honey — and contains less gas, so it flows more easily…

  • Pence: ‘The American People Have a Right to Know’ If FBI Surveilled Campaign FWC: Pence: ‘The American People Have a Right to Know’ If FBI Surveilled Campaign

    In a preview of an interview set to air Monday on Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Vice President Mike Pence said the American people had “a right to know” if Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign was “the subject of surveillance by the FBI.” Pence said, “With the revelations that our campaign may…

  • Former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio seeks Senate seat FWC: Former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio seeks Senate seat

    Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has collected enough signatures to get his name on the ballot to run in the race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake. The controversial Republican lawman faces two GOP challengers in the Aug. 28 primary. (May 22)         

  • GOP Sets Fundraising Record in April as Democrat Money Woes Extend into Midterms FWC: GOP Sets Fundraising Record in April as Democrat Money Woes Extend into Midterms

    ProPublica reports the Republican National Committee (RNC) has set yet another fundraising record, while the Democratic National Committee (DNC) registered its lowest figure in April during a midterm election cycle since 2006.

  • Grocery Store Censors ‘Summa Cum Laude’ on Graduation Cake FWC: Grocery Store Censors ‘Summa Cum Laude’ on Graduation Cake

    A Publix grocery store in South Carolina censored the word “cum” in “summa cum laude” on a student’s graduation cake.

  • Naples-style pizzeria opening in Meatpacking District FWC: Naples-style pizzeria opening in Meatpacking District

    Naples-style pizza is coming to the Meatpacking District. SIMÒ Pizza will open at 90-92 Gansevoort St. in June as a fast-casual venue, with personal pizzas priced at $10 or under. Diners will order and pay at the counter by credit card — no cash accepted. Diners will then be given…

  • Deputy AG Rosenstein Says DOJ Will Look Into Surveillance Of Trump Campaign FWC: Deputy AG Rosenstein Says DOJ Will Look Into Surveillance Of Trump Campaign

    The President has asked the Justice Department to look into whether it improperly surveilled his campaign after published reports that a U.S. intelligence source had contact with people in the Trump campaign during the summer of 2016. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says the department’s inspector general will do that.

  • Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Philip Roth Dies At 85 FWC: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Philip Roth Dies At 85

    In his 60s, Roth produced several novels, including “American Pastoral,” “The Human Stain” and “I Married a Communist.”