Obama runs wild with Bear Grylls for TV special

US President Barack Obama met with Bear Grylls during his Alaska trip to shoot a special edition of NBCs Running Wild with Bear Grylls on 1 September. Obama sent out a selfie with the British survivalist from the White House Instagram account. The photo was taken near the Exit Glacier in Seward, Alaska where Obama is highlighting the impact of climate change. Sep 2, 2015

Hawaii: Lava flows from erupting Kilauea volcano

A large breakout of lava erupted from a volcano on Hawaiis Big Island on 27 August, and has flowed into the surrounding forest, the US Geological Survey said. It is not expected to pose a threat to surrounding communities. Aug 28, 2015