Thu, Aug 30 2012 at 10:20 AM
The storm rolls in almost exactly 7 years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Big Easy in 2005.
Wed, Aug 29 2012 at 12:00 PM
Hubble has recorded over a million observations since it was launched in 1990, but only a tiny fraction of the archive has been published and seen by people beyond the scientific community.
Tue, Aug 28 2012 at 10:41 AM
When a mandatory hurricane evacuation is called, owners may register their pets with the parish's animal control to be transported to a temporary pet evacuation shelter until the storm passes.
Mon, Aug 27 2012 at 10:42 AM
The ox-racing competition, which takes place once every 4 years, involves jockeys clad in traditional Bavarian dress riding bareback on oxen across a field.
Fri, Aug 24 2012 at 4:47 PM
In addition to the thousands of party members and supporters descending on the city this weekend, organizers of the convention are also preparing for the arrival of a possible hurricane.
Fri, Aug 24 2012 at 11:51 AM
The birth of the kittens on May 18 marked the first time the endangered species of cat has successfully bred and produced offspring at Smithsonian's National Zoo.
Wed, Aug 22 2012 at 10:21 AM
A man walks his dog on the beach in Blackpool, England.
Tue, Aug 21 2012 at 11:26 AM
After more than 3 long months of a dark and brutal winter, researchers at the Concordia station come out of their compound to witness the honey-colored rays of sunshine.
Mon, Aug 20 2012 at 11:38 AM
Firefighters are battling numerous fires that have broken out across Spain after several weeks of sweltering, dry summer heat.
Fri, Aug 17 2012 at 11:48 AM
Men gather on Jakarta's Ancol Beach to participate in the slippery feat, which has become a tradition during the country's Independence Day celebrations.