Energy/Environment Habitat

  • Colorado River: Is historic cut in water release the new normal?

    The US Bureau of Reclamation announced the cut Friday, from Lake Powell, because of drought conditions. While the move involving the Colorado River will be hard for people to detect at the faucet, it carries symbolic importance.

  • Sumatran tiger cubs born in Washington

    Sumatran tiger cubs born at The National Zoo in Washington, the zoo announced Thursday. The Sumatran tiger cubs won't be exhibited for several months, but fans can watch them on webcams.

  • Wood-rail bird spotted in US. Birders go nuts.

    Wood-rail bird is causing a stir in the birding world. The rare Rufous-necked wood-rail bird has never before been spotted in the US, but for the last two weeks one of the birds has been right at home among the cattails at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge.

  • Katmai bears star in nature's 'Jersey Shore'

    Katmai bears are the star of an Internet 'reality show' based in the Katmai National Park and Preserve in remote Alaska. Eight web cams have been set up at various parts of the park to livestream the daily life and drama of the park's famed Katmai bears.

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July 24, 2014

Photos of the day 07/24

Spectators cheer as France's Kevin Reza passes in the breakaway during the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race.

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