NOAA currently forecasts the paths of storms five days ahead. But scientists hope to identify storm systems sooner and better predict when one is poised to intensify – thereby improving hurricane preparedness.
Jon Meade Huntsman Jr. wants his boss's job. President Obama’s former China ambassador declared his candidacy for the presidency on June 21. Dubbed “the Republican Democrats fear most,” the tall, handsome, cerebral former governor of Utah often draws comparisons to Mr. Obama, the very man he’s struggling to distance himself from. Will that, and his centrist views and Mormon faith, keep him on the margins of the Republican field?
The accused gunman in January's Tucson rampage showed signs of mental instability before the shooting. But his competence to stand trial is a different matter than whether he is mentally ill.
Up to three percent of the population needs fewer than six hours of sleep each night to function well. Being highly productive and having plenty of time are advantages for an entrepreneur.
US Undersecretary of the Army Joseph Westphal this week likened Mexico's drug war to an 'insurgency' and suggested the US might need to send troops to prevent cartels from taking over Mexico.
For reasons that are not clear, the huge volcano under Yellowstone National Park has been rising at an unprecedented rate during the past several years. But that doesn't necessarily mean that a massive, doomsday eruption is about to happen, finds a study that manages to put everyone at ease, more or less.
As a sports chronicle, “The Undisputed Guide to Pro Basketball History” is not your father’s Oldsmobile.
The Chile mine rescue effort is believed to be the deepest ever and the survivors have been underground longer than anyone who has made it out alive.
Experts and equipment converge on Chile to help rescue the workers and keep their spirits up.