JERSEY CITY, N.J.

Navy parachutist killed

A Navy SEAL team member died Sunday after his parachute failed to open during a Fleet Week demonstration over the Hudson River. The parachutist, whose identity was not immediately released, was a member of an elite Navy parachute team called the Leap Frogs, a Navy spokesman said. The cause of the parachute malfunction was under investigation. The Navy said the parachutist was pulled immediately from the water by U.S. Coast Guard personnel.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska

Volcano spews ash

An Alaska volcano that has been active for nearly six months erupted again Sunday. The Bogoslof Volcano in the Aleutian Islands erupted at 2:16 p.m., sending a cloud of ash at least 35,000 feet into the sky, the Alaska Volcano Observatory said. The eruption lasted 55 minutes. Ash from southwest Alaska volcanos is a threat to airliners operating between North America and Asia when a cloud rises above 20,000 feet. It can harm and stop jet engines. After the eruption, the Aviation Color Code was raised to red, the highest level.

BRANSON, Mo.

2 dead after flooding

Authorities recovered two bodies Sunday and are searching for a third person after their vehicle was overtaken by floodwaters. Two others inside the vehicle Saturday night escaped to safety. Branson police Chief Stan Dobbins said the bodies of Antonio Finley, 37, and Kaliea Munn, 17, were found. Authorities were still looking for Whitney McDonald, 31. The flood victims were from Nashville, Ark., and were in Branson for a basketball tournament.

CAPE MAY, N.J.

Tweeting shark has pal

A great white shark with its own Twitter account has been detected off the coast of southern New Jersey — and she’s not alone. On Saturday afternoon, the shark known as Mary Lee was detected off Cape May. A male great white named Cisco also was detected nearby. Mary Lee was tagged off Cape Cod, Mass., in 2012 and has been known to travel up and down the East Coast. She is 16 feet long and weighs about 3,500 pounds.

Compiled from wire reports.