The family of Dianna Hanson, who was killed by a 550-pound male lion named 'Cous Cous' on Wednesday, calls the incident a 'tragic accident' that was no one's fault, including the lion.
Animal behavior experts called the mauling death of a young woman in California an unfortunately predictable tragedy. Conservationists say too many exotic animals are kept privately in the US.
Lion kills female volunteer, who was a new intern at Cat Haven, a private exotic animal park. Sheriff's deputies shot the lion after it had killed the female volunteer.
Reich offers four reasons why the stock market is doing so well, while most Americans are doing so poorly.
'Place' supplies a somewhat simplistic history of hunger in America, but the documentary makes many good points about the situation.
As part of a new "Eatiquette" program, several Philadelphia schools are serving family-style lunches to students. The Philadelphia schools involved hope the family-style lunches will reinforce good manners and communication skills.
Toxic mice air drop: The US government is about target invasive brown tree snakes in Guam by bombing the island with dead mice laced with acetaminophen, which is toxic to the reptiles.
Fewer bees are available to pollinate California's growing almond crop. Beekeepers in the US have fewer bees this year because of drought and ongoing colony collapse disorder.
Along with a federal bill, Kentucky is mulling the legalization of industrial hemp, marijuana's close cousin. Is it good business sense – or a Trojan horse for legalizing pot in the South?
Add to the long-studied global-warming perils of drought, insects, and wildfires, a new potential threat to the pinyon pine: dramatically lower production of seed-bearing cones.