This Friday, Aug. 31, might not be all that much fun for you, especially if you’re someone who vows to only do obligatory tasks once in a blue moon. Then again, if you’re a believer that good luck comes your way only once in a …
As the Gulf Coast battens down for Hurricane Isaac, the Midwest is hoping for a respite from a blistering drought — although it may not get the help it’s hoping for
This gives shake, rattle and roll a whole new meaning
A rare summer storm blasted the Arctic this week, beginning off the coast of Alaska, and moving over much of the Arctic Sea for several days before dissipating.
Although the storm itself was uncommon — NASA’s Goddard Space …
A group of activists who survived being bitten by sharks is leading an effort in the U.S. to highlight the plight of the threatened predators, starting with what’s really in shark-fin soup
Hundreds of millions of tiny plastic pellets have peppered the beaches of Hong Kong following a powerful typhoon, and now a major cleanup effort focuses on the minutiae.
The extreme drought now affects more than 60% of the United States, leaving the worst-hit Midwestern states thirsty for water and hankering for relief.
With much of the U.S. suffering through a heat wave, a look at the various heat records around the country.
The country is the world’s leading consumer of the pricey — and environmentally costly — dish.
The Pinta Island tortoise — an eternal bachelor — was the last member of a subspecies believed to date back some 10 million years.
Will a dispute over the Massachusetts bottle bill cause the state to ban bottled water?
German officials have banned swimmers from Eichbaum Lake while studying the link between fish death and public urination.