Photos: Tornado-stricken towns in north Texas begin cleanup
April 5, 2012, 12:01 p.m. by Catie Leary
Residents of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area are picking up the pieces after multiple late-afternoon twisters inflicted major destruction on the area earlier this week.
Photos: Sicily's Mount Etna erupts in spectacular show
April 4, 2012, 11:27 a.m. by Catie Leary
The active stratovolcano on the east side of Sicily is captured at the peak of a violent, fiery eruption in the early morning hours of April 1.
Photos: Anori, half-sister of the late polar bear Knut, makes her debut
April 3, 2012, 10:37 a.m. by Catie Leary
There's a new cub on the block!
Cutting the lights off around the world for Earth Hour
April 2, 2012, 11:48 a.m. by Catie Leary
Cities across the globe turned off their lights for Earth Hour this weekend, an annual reminder of our role in the battle against climate change.
Photo: Gasoline worries spark panic buying across the pond
March 30, 2012, 11:44 a.m. by Catie Leary
The possibility of a strike by fuel tanker drivers prompted U.K. government officials to warn consumers of a possible gas shortage — but the resulting buying frenzy created more political finger pointing.
Photo: Cyclists descend on Australia for last chance at Olympics
March 29, 2012, 11:38 a.m. by Catie Leary
British Olympian Victoria Pendleton tries for another gold medal at the annual World Championships for track cycling, which runs from April 4-8 in Melbourne, Australia.
Photos: Kids join first lady at annual spring planting at the White House
March 27, 2012, 11:53 a.m. by Catie Leary
Children from various states were invited to the event after writing to Michelle Obama to share their personal experiences with gardening in their communities.
Photo: Baby rhino sparks hope for species' survival
March 21, 2012, 11:48 a.m. by Catie Leary
Charlees, a 2-month-old Indian rhino, makes her grand public debut at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.
Interactive map plots your address over 750 million years of Earth's history
9 of the world's largest dog breeds
Golf courses across U.S. step up to save monarch butterflies
The brightest star in the night sky will go dark
Caretakers work around the clock to save abandoned flamingo chicks
'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college