SPRINGFIELD – Illinoisans rang in the New Year with a new, higher minimum wage, and the Department of Labor is encouraging employees to watch their paychecks to ensure that time worked in 2020 is paid at the new rate. Governor ...Read More »
(TAGAYTAY, Philippines) — Red-hot lava gushed out of a Philippine volcano Monday after a sudden eruption of ash and steam that forced villagers to flee and shut down Manila’s international airport, offices and schools. There were no immediate reports of ...Read More »
Taal 1754 eruption: Will history repeat itself? What would happen if the 6-month long 1754 eruption of Taal Volcano were to happen today? Are we ready?
In 1754, Taal Volcano let forth its biggest eruption to date, an eruption lasting almost 7 months from May to December. In the first of a two-part special, Rappler recalls the disaster through historical accounts and matches it with a ...Read More »