December 12, 2019, 1:15 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Residents voted overwhelmingly to become independent from Papua New Guinea.
December 12, 2019, 11:24 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Rescuers are racing to save koalas as a barrage of bushfires roar across the country.
December 11, 2019, 12:44 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Glass collisions kill up to 1 billion birds in the U.S. each year.
December 10, 2019, 2:13 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
These extraordinary marine mammals share a lot in common with humans.
December 3, 2019, 3:40 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The Vilnius Christmas tree was named the most beautiful in Europe.
November 27, 2019, 9:51 a.m. by Russell McLendon
This is the first time scientists have recorded the heart rate of a blue whale, the largest animal on Earth.
December 11, 2019, 8:29 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Thomas Dambo creates these incredible 'forgotten giant' sculptures from recycled materials.
December 10, 2019, 12:26 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers studying the event say the waterfall measured roughly 1,000 meters tall.
December 4, 2019, 1:28 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Hoag's Object, a celestial doughnut that features a galaxy within a galaxy, is a beautiful enigma of the cosmos.
December 2, 2019, 4 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Early December snowstorms wreak havoc weeks ahead of the winter solstice.
November 26, 2019, 2:01 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The paper Unocup ditches plastic in a bid to reduce waste and improve ergonomics.
November 25, 2019, 8:28 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Wildlife photographer Michel Rawicki captures polar bears in their private moments.
December 9, 2019, 8:36 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
You've heard of Ebola and likely Zika, but there are many dangerous viruses that have yet to make horrific headlines.
November 26, 2019, 11:14 a.m. by Russell McLendon
U.S. presidents haven't always pardoned their Thanksgiving turkeys, but in recent years the surreal ceremony has become an American tradition.
November 13, 2019, 4:38 p.m. by Sidney Stevens
Scientists are discovering that a few of us are capable of amazing feats, some of which seem more superhero than human.
November 11, 2019, 10:17 a.m. by Katherine Butler
Check out these amazing images of our solar system's tiniest planet.
October 3, 2019, 10:29 a.m. by Katherine Butler
Venus, second planet to the sun, is named for the Roman goddess of beauty and love. While eerily beautiful, the surface of Venus is as hostile as the deepest recesses of space.
September 17, 2019, 3:09 p.m. by Katherine Butler
NASA's Cassini orbiter and other telescopes reveal stunning pictures of the planet and its rings.