Baby rabbits are offered for sale at a farming supply store in Omaha, Neb.
Runner Mohamed Marhum left behind poverty in Morocco to become a gold medal hopeful for Spain in the 2012 Olympics. The global sports trade is drawing more scrutiny as athletes trade talent for naturalization.
Alberto Contador was cleared of doping allegations by the Spanish cycling federation just weeks after it had proposed a one-year suspension for the three-time Tour champion.
Shark attacks went up in 2010, with at 79 unprovoked attacks reported. Experts give advice on how to fight back if attacked by a shark.
Phytoplankton – microscopic marine organisms that thrive in nutrient-rich cold waters – form brilliant swirls of green in the Barents Sea north of Norway. The striking turquoise color is caused in part by sunlight reflecting off of chlorophyll in the phytoplankton, which, like terrestrial plants, use photosynthesis to create carbohydrates from carbon dioxide and water.
The moon's ruddy color during the lunar eclipse tonight is caused by sunlight filtering through Earth's atmosphere. It's what astronomers look at when distant planets pass in front of their own stars.
Laura Dekker, the Dutch teenager who recently won a court ruling to allow her to sail around the globe, will launch her trip Saturday from Portugal.
Bullfighting ban legislation was signed in Catalonia on Wednesday marking Spain's first major region to adopt a bullfighting ban. Activists are targeting Madrid next.