Galapagos tortoise became extinct after June death of Lonesome George. But scientists say cross-breeding could bring Galapagos tortoise back.
Most of the world's population will be far from the eclipse's path. But anyone with access to the Internet can follow the action live.
Several fall releases celebrate books and the writers who love them.
In the Parisian suburb of Le Chesnay, plans to build the first Mormon temple in mainland France has revealed insecurities about the minority status of Catholics in France.
Hurricane Sandy, currently a category 2 storm, is taking aim at the Northeast in the days before Halloween. Forecasters say it could cause widespread power outages and dangerous flooding.
World's longest commercial flight, from Singapore to Newark, New Jersey, is being cancelled by Singapore Airlines. The world's longest flight, flown in a gas-guzzling Airbus A340-500s, proved too costly for the airline.
In the blame game for this winter's anticipated high heating costs, some point a finger at Obama, and others the oil industry. But energy analysts say expected cold weather is the major culprit.
The unmanned Dragon spacecraft was captured by station astronauts using a robotic arm after an apparently flawless approach by the cargo-laden space capsule.
AccuWeather is forecasting above-normal snowfall from the southern Appalachians to southern New England. The biggest storms, it says, will take place in January and February.
A possible comet or asteroid's impact on Jupiter Monday caused an explosion that was recorded on video by an amateur space watcher here on Earth.