Gamalama Volcano Spews Ash Thousands Of Meters Above Indonesia
December 19 2014 9:16 AM
Schools, offices and an airport in the provincial capital of Ternate, near the volcano, were closed Friday because of the eruption.
Holiday Lighting, Global Warming
December 18 2014 11:27 AM
NASA is gathering data on holiday light displays to study energy consumption as it relates to global warming.
New York Fracking Ban Could Embolden Critics
December 18 2014 10:46 AM
Increasing public and environmental concerns have led to moratoriums on fracking in some U.S. counties over the past decade.
How Bacteria Could Change Forensics
December 17 2014 3:37 PM
Forensic scientists are finding new ways to identify rape suspects based on their bacterial calling cards.
Cuba To Release 53 Political Prisoners
December 17 2014 1:17 PM
The recent shift in American-Cuban relations is part of a major overhaul of U.S. policy toward the Caribbean’s largest island nation.
Hillary Clinton Speaks Out Against Torture
December 17 2014 9:21 AM
Clinton said the use of torture by the U.S. was unacceptable and should have never happened.
Fire Was Mastered Long Before Modern Humans Arrived
December 15 2014 5:04 PM
Evidence of fire use at Tabun Cave came from the discovery of Stone Age flint tools, which were used for scraping and cutting meat.
Climate Change Does Nothing To Heat Up US Economy
December 15 2014 2:19 PM
This year is shaping up to be the warmest on the books -- again -- since record-keeping began 123 years ago.
List Of Retailers Offering Free Delivery Dec. 18
December 15 2014 11:19 AM
The deadline to get packages, letters and greeting cards to their destinations by Christmas is Dec. 20.
George W. Bush Offers Advice To Aspiring Artists
December 15 2014 9:22 AM
George W. Bush’s secret talent and post-White House hobby was first revealed to the world in February 2013.
Mark Zuckerberg Dislikes ‘Dislike’ Button
December 13 2014 10:57 PM
Zuckerberg recognized Facebook etiquette is sometimes unclear.
Oregon Ducks Quarterback Marcus Mariota Wins Heisman Trophy
December 13 2014 10:02 PM
Marcus Mariota is the first player in the Pac-12 Conference outside USC to take home college football’s highest honor since 1970.
Al Qaeda Terrorists In Niqabs Nabbed At Yemen Border
December 13 2014 9:03 PM
Among the contents found inside the vehicle were a so-called suicide belt and several firearms.
3 'Dangerous' Inmates Flee Prison In Rural Alabama
December 13 2014 7:39 PM
The three men reportedly escaped after jumping a jail guard who had opened their cell door.
NYC Justice March: ‘A Whole Other Magnitude’
December 13 2014 5:49 PM
For many demonstrators, the march hit close to home.
CIA Torture Report: 'It Wasn’t Shocking To Muslims'
December 12 2014 3:49 PM
Muslim leaders in the U.S. described the report as anything but groundbreaking.
A Messy Morning For Southern California
December 12 2014 9:18 AM
Thousands of people were evacuated in the Los Angeles suburb of Glendora over concerns of potential dangerous mudslides.
North America’s Oldest Horned Dinosaur Found
December 10 2014 6:54 PM
The tiny skull, no larger than the palm of a hand, was actually discovered in 1997 but wasn’t classified until much more recently.
Looming Flu Season ‘Definitely Concerning’
December 10 2014 5:05 PM
The most common virus detected since October has been influenza A H3N2, the foremost strain in the three deadliest flu seasons since 2000.
CIA Torture Psychologists Took Clues From Chinese Communist Interrogations
December 10 2014 2:48 PM
Psychologists Jim Mitchell and Bruce Jessen were paid millions to devise America’s most controversial counterterrorism operation in its history.