110 families evacuated in Ecuador eruption

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) – Ecuadorean authorities say 110 families have been evacuated from the vicinity of the Tungurahua volcano, which has been spewing molten rock, ash and lava since the weekend. Spokeswoman Mercedes Taipe of […]


Ecuador grants political asylum to Assange

(AP) – Ecuador says it’s giving asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who remains holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London. But the decision won’t have any immediate effect on the standoff at the […]