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Ecuador's Massive Cotopaxi Volcano Stirs

Ecuador's massive Cotopaxi volcano stirred in the early hours of Friday, with two small explosions reported and ash raining down on the southern part of nearby highland capital Quito. Authorities stressed that the explosions and a five-kilometer- (3-mile-) high plume of ash do not signify that the Andean country's highest active volcano, which has been showing signs of activity since April, is about to erupt. Still, authorities declared a so-called yellow alert, which signifies...

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