Over the years, the Pentagon has played an increasing role in disaster assistance, and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is no exception. Is it too much when the US military is fighting two wars?
Across the political, geographic, and ideological spectrum, Mexicans say they are against the new Arizona immigration law. Some will boycott Arizona. But others worry about loss of income from Mexicans sending home money from jobs in the US.
Seven-year-old Andrew Kong holds his nose as he stands before the world's largest flower at the Fullerton Arboretum, Calif in 2000. The Indonesian titan arum 'Corpse Flower' has a putrid scent to lure pollinating dung beetles and can sometimes be smelled half a mile away.
A small but growing number of colleges are going green by offering eco-friendly caps and gowns for college graduation.
A Chicago alderman has forwarded a proposal for the city to regulate coal plant emissions. It is part of an ongoing effort to address serious air pollution problems in the city.
A federal policeman guards the area where bodies were found on a highway to the US border found in the town of San Juan near the city of Monterrey, Mexico, May 13, 2012.
The Americans who made it to London post-World War II found a vibrant city fueled by courage and resolve.
As world leaders convene in Washington for a summit on halting the spread of nuclear weapons, a global debate is rising on the merits – and feasibility – of total nuclear disarmament.
A major 7.2 quake, centered near Mexicali, Mexico, struck Sunday afternoon. At least one person was reported killed. The quake was felt in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Tijuana.