UNESCO selects 19 new breathtaking World Heritage Sites
July 6, 2018, 11:47 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
UNESCO's World Heritage Committee has added 19 new locations to its list of World Heritage Sites and expanded the boundaries of another one.
Big Sur scenic highway to reopen this month after massive landslide
July 6, 2018, 10:18 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Part of Highway 1 in California was covered under tons of dirt and rock and is still closed to traffic.
Excavations at Pompeii reveal more about how one unlucky victim died
July 2, 2018, 10:41 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Archaeologists studying the nearly 2,000-year-old remains say the man was likely disabled or injured while fleeing the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
Researchers discover Europe's oldest tree — and it's still growing
May 27, 2018, 1:23 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The ancient pine, discovered high in the mountains of Italy's Pollino National Park, is alive and well at 1,230 years old.
Uncovering the mysterious origins of the mima mounds
May 21, 2018, 2:50 p.m. by Catie Leary
Composed of loose, gravel-like sediment and averaging about 6 feet in height, the puzzling natural mounds are a surreal sight.