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Lava's inexorable destruction

  In dramatic photos, a Hawaiian homeowner who had lived with the threat of slowly approaching lava from the Kilauea volcano for three years watches as it finally consumes his property.

Kilauea lava flowing onto roads

  Lava flow from Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano is on the move, covering roads and closing a popular sightseeing spot. NBC's Chris LeClere reports.

Some Mars channels carved by lava, not water

Comparison of images of Martian channels to lava flows in Hawaii indicates that lava, not water, may have been the creative force behind at least some of the channels, according to a NASA researcher. Full story

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