Woman who lifted Arizona mosque items gets probation

PHOENIX — A woman captured on video making derogatory comments about Muslims as she and a friend lifted Qurans and other items from an Arizona mosque was sentenced Tuesday to two years of probation for an aggravated criminal damage conviction.

Volcano Watch: USGS to survey Kilauea from summit to Kumukahi

Since the end of 2018’s volcanic activity, USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists have wanted to resurvey Kilauea Volcano’s ground surface to document changes brought about by the Puna eruption and summit collapse. Doing so would allow us to more accurately answer questions about the total volumes of erupted lava and summit subsidence that occurred last summer.

Let’s Talk Food: Fad diets

I know some people who went on the latest fad diet and lost weight. Are you thinking about going on one because your friend lost 10 pounds on one? Here are some interesting pros and cons before you get started.

Sea dragons captivate visitors at California aquarium

LA JOLLA, California — At first glance, it looks like a branch of kelp, but then an eye moves among its leafy appendages, and ridges of tiny, translucent fins start to flutter, sending the creature gliding through the water like something from a fairy tale.