Accomplished diplomat and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Richard Holbrooke, passed away Monday, after a lifetime of service.
Besides water, frigid craters at the moon's poles hold other resources that astronauts might be able to use to sustain lunar bases. There's even a bit of silver.
New research suggests that two distinct groups of objects battered the surface of the moon – and could give clues into the early days of Earth's solar system.
Michelle Rhee, the D.C. schools chancellor, launched aggressive school reforms under Mayor Adrian Fenty. But with Vincent Gray's win Tuesday, she'll probably be ousted.
Archaeologists in Guatemala have unearthed a 1,600-year-old tomb that is believed to be the final resting place of a Mayan king.
President Obama's nominee for second-in-command at the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, is 'dovish' on inflation – she's not likely to tighten monetary policy to counteract it.
Water on Mars flowed as recently as several hundred million years ago, much later than had been previously believed, researchers say.
In Ahmedabad, an Indian city noted for its religious violence, one slum has managed to find common ground between Hindus and Muslims. On religious holidays, men of both faiths gather together to prepare the food.
Photos indicated the direction and recentness of wind on Mars.