President Obama addresses the 1,200 graduates of Hampton University, a historically black university, at the school's Armstrong Stadium in Hampton, Va., Sunday.
The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter recorded this image of the Palos Crater on equatorial Mars on March 8, 2010. The target for the photo was a suggestion submitted through the camera team's HiWish public-suggestion program.
US backed proposals to ban export of bluefin tuna was rejected Thursday as was a proposal to protect polar bears.
US proposal to ban international trade of polar bear skins, teeth, and claws were rejected Thursday.
Despite persistent myths, St. Patrick's Day recalls a man who didn't alone convert the Irish, didn't use a shamrock to teach the Trinity, and didn't chase out the snakes. It recalls a man who, simply, loved the Irish.
Controversial Whale Wars captain Paul Watson has spiced up opposition to the Canada seal hunt -- offering $50,000 to anyone who can prove Harp seals wastefully eat cod. Canadian senators – in a snub to the EU – promise to keep seal meat on Parliament's menu for as long as the animals are in season.
Glaciers now occupy the center stage in the debate over causes and impacts of climate change.
Global warming skeptics must recognize that real -- not predicted -- climate change is already turning the Arctic into a potential military flash point.
The first successful DNA testing of Egyptian mummies -- including on that of King Tut -- sheds light on what caused the boy king's death, and what led to his problems in life.
Another winter storm is moving across the US Monday, but forecasters hope the worst of the season's storms will be over by the end of next week.