Photos: Historic coal town faces modern-day threat
April 21, 2012, 10:03 a.m. by Catie Leary
The historic Appalachian coal mining town of Lynch, Ky, is just a few dozen miles away from two mountaintop removal operations.
Photo: Paralympic rower basks in the morning light
April 19, 2012, 11:43 a.m. by Catie Leary
Adaptive rower and Paralympic contender Danny McBride of New Zealand trains at Lake Karapiro in Cambridge.
Photo: Astronaut captures nightly glow of Istanbul
April 16, 2012, 12:04 p.m. by Catie Leary
The International Space Station orbits several hundred miles above the glowing city of Istanbul, Turkey.
Photos: Stunning deep-sea creatures under threat
April 13, 2012, 12:03 p.m. by Catie Leary
Equipped with a manned submersible and a fleet of deep-sea robots, an expedition sponsored by Greenpeace sets out to study the Zhemchug and Pribilof canyons of the Bering Sea amid concerns over the environmental effects of fishing operations in the r
Photos: Stormtrooper walks from Perth to Sidney for charity
April 11, 2012, 10:48 a.m. by Catie Leary
Jacob French raised more than $100,000 for the Starlight Children's Foundation after walking from Perth to Sydney — in a stormtrooper uniform.
Photos: Remembering victims of the Titanic, 100 years later
April 10, 2012, 11:59 a.m. by Catie Leary
Wreaths and flowers are thrown into the waters of the Southampton dock where the ill-fated Titanic first set sail during a memorial service for the centennial anniversary of the tragedy.
Photo: Michelle Obama and Bo deliver Easter cheer to military families
April 5, 2012, 2:52 p.m. by Catie Leary
While on a visit with military families, the first lady and the first dog deliver Easter candies, hang out with children and give away tickets to the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.