Researchers say ancestors of hobbit-like humans may have colonized an Indonesian island one million years ago.
Liberia shows that recovery is complicated and hard – but possible.
US backed proposals to ban export of bluefin tuna was rejected Thursday as was a proposal to protect polar bears.
A UN-Habitat report on the state of the world's cities found that 227 million people have moved out of urban slum conditions over the past decade. Half the world's population now lives in cities.
Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan, acting president, unexpectedly dissolved the nation's cabinet Wednesday in a move to quickly assert power during the elected president's absence. He's expected to announce a new cabinet within days.
Word of an American couple’s visit attracts villagers from across the valley curious to see their white skin and smooth nylon tent.
The 4.4 magnitude LA earthquake rattled the city Tuesday morning. Experts say it is impossible to tell whether small quakes are a sign that other bigger ones may follow.
Pope Benedict XVI arrives to lead a special audience with the Italian civil protection department at the Paul VI Hall in the Vatican March 6.
International adoption has fallen sharply under tougher scrutiny caused by issues like Haiti's post-quake orphan scandal as well as stricter global regulations.
Daylight Saving Time is upon us. Turns out, not every place in the world goes for this one-hour loss in a good night's sleep. Hint: Pasty northerners like it.