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Indonesia's Mount Merapi is spewing lava and clouds of gas.
Indonesia's Mount Merapi is spewing lava and clouds of gas. (By Sumaryanto Bronto -- Associated Press)

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Wednesday, June 7, 2006

· The National Zoo's three Sumatran tiger cubs , born May 24, aren't on display yet, but if you're lucky you might see them on the Web. Go to http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/GreatCats and scroll down to see the tiger cam.

· Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano is spewing so much lava and gas that 11,000 people have been asked to leave the area. Merapi is about 35 miles from the site of last month's deadly earthquake.

· Michelle Wie won't be playing in the men's U.S. Open golf championship this month. The 16-year-old golf sensation failed on Monday in her bid to become the first woman to qualify for the men's major championship. But Wie will be playing in Maryland starting tomorrow in the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association) Championship.


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