As many as 300,000 giant tortoises once roamed the Galápagos Islands, but that number went down by about 90 percent. Here's a rundown of innovative conservation strategies that are enabling the restoration of tortoise populations.
Former Vice President Joe Biden will return to Washington on Wednesday to join House minority leader Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats in an effort to rally support for Obamacare.
The one-time Irish Republican Army commander and former first minister of Northern Ireland, who passed away today, was both a gunman and a statesman.
Between January 2000 and December 2015, about 188,000 calls were received by poison control centers concerning pediatric and teenage exposure to opioids. Most involved children under 5 years old.
The NCAA had previously boycotted South Carolina due to the display of the Confederate battle flag above its statehouse.
The immigration crackdown has canceled one of Philadelphia's most prominent celebrations of Latin American culture.
Though she is not technically a government employee, first daughter Ivanka Trump is now working out of a West Wing office and will get access to classified information.
Rex Tillerson's decision to miss his first meeting with NATO foreign ministers has raised concerns that President Trump's commitment to the alliance might be wavering.
Want to control your own digital security? There’s a wide array of options for secure messaging apps, email services and browsers that help you do-it-yourself.
A Greek restoration team has completed its renovation of the Edicule where, according to Christian tradition, Jesus was buried after his crucifixion.
Pope Francis formally apologized to Rwanda for the role Catholic clergy played in attacks, saying he hoped to begin a new chapter in the Church's relationship with the government and its people.
A new poll shows that Canadians are becoming increasingly wary of illegal immigration, highlighting a growing split between how they view refugees and those who cross the border as migrants.
The US and China have made progress on curbing commercial cyberespionage. Now, the global powers need to set limits when it comes to digital warfare.
The international community has finally started a serious conversation about norms in cyberspace. But reaching a global consensus needs the world's attention.
A recent United Nations report ranked the Scandinavian country as the number-one nation on Earth, in terms of happiness.