Fri, Apr 19 2013 at 11:40 AM
In celebration of the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day, here are 12 stunning photos showcasing the diverse collection of landscapes found across the planet.
Wed, Apr 17 2013 at 11:04 AM
Sharing its home with several thousand used tires, a steadfast tree grows in an abandoned 25-acre recycling yard in Lachapelle-Auzac, France.
Tue, Apr 16 2013 at 11:45 AM
As an eerie silence falls over downtown Boston in the wake of the twin bombings, security and solidarity remains heightened across the nation.
Thu, Apr 11 2013 at 12:09 PM
The frequency of solar flares is increasing as the sun's 11-year activity cycle is ramping up toward solar maximum, which is due to peak in late 2013.
Wed, Apr 10 2013 at 12:15 PM
After an exceptionally snowy winter, warm weather has finally arrived in Belarus, and along with it — the annual spring floods.
Tue, Apr 09 2013 at 11:20 AM
A colder than normal March delayed the beginning of the cherry blossom season in the nation's capital.
Fri, Apr 05 2013 at 11:40 AM
The adult leopard is the second of its kind to be rescued in Guwahati this week, highlighting the ongoing conflict between native wildlife and rapid human encroachment on already shrinking habitats.
Thu, Apr 04 2013 at 11:45 AM
After being rescued by wildfire biologists as a kitten, the 2-year-old endangered male panther is finally heading back home to the swamps and forests of southern Florida.
Wed, Apr 03 2013 at 11:30 AM
Although many people bathe in the holy waters of the Ganges and Yamuna, about 426 million liters of pollution are pumped into the rivers every day.
Tue, Apr 02 2013 at 11:26 AM
Scientists fly between Alaska and Greenland to gather data for NASA's Operation IceBridge, an airborne science mission to study Earth's polar ice.