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Why Mount Rainier is the U.S. volcano keeping scientists up at night

The snowcapped peak of Mount Rainier, which towers 4.3 kilometres (2.7 miles) above sea level in Washington state, has not produced a significant volcanic eruption in the past 1,000 years. Yet, more than Hawaii’s bubbling lava fields or Yellowstone’s sprawling supervolcano, it’s Mount Rainier that has many U.S. volcanologists worried.

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Donald Sutherland 1935 - 2024

Donald Sutherland has died at the age of 88. Over his decades-long career, the celebrated Canadian actor performed in more than 100 films.<br><br> Here are some of his most memorable roles.
FILE - Donald Sutherland, left, and his son Kiefer Sutherland pose for a portrait in Los Angeles to promote the film "Forsaken." Donald Sutherland, the towering Canadian actor whose career spanned "M.A.S.H." to "The Hunger Games," has died at 88. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
Fans stand for a moment of silence for former MLB player Willie Mays during the sixth inning of a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs in Chicago, Tuesday, June 18, 2024. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
<b>Location: Italy - Lake Reschen </b><br><br> The bell tower of the St. Katharina Church serves as a memory of the town of Curon Venosta, which was submerged after the local government filled the area as an artificial lake in the 1970s.<br><br> (Photo by Frank Bienewald/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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