Palm oil, made by pulping the fruit of oil palms, is in everything from ice cream to cosmetics. But some are calling the ingredient, key to Nutella's creamy texture, a scourge on the world's forests.
In Nigeria, Buhari's Government Can't Afford To Pay State Employees, Governors Demand Bailout Amid Financial Crisis
The falling price of oil in Nigeria has meant dwindling revenues for the Nigerian government, and the states, since 2014.
New Russian Armata Tank Features 'Reactive Armor’ That Can Withstand Grenade Launchers, Anti-Tank Missiles
Russia’s Armata T-14 tank was developed over five years beginning in 2009.
Tropical Storm Bill Photos: Ahead Of Galveston Landfall, Roads, Coasts Flooded As 'Catastrophic' Waters Begin Rising
Officials in Houston said they expected “widespread rainfall” of 6 to 8 inches, with some areas exceeding 10 inches.
Tupac Shakur’s Birthday 2015: 15 Quotes And Lyrics To Remember Hip-Hop Legend Lesane Parish Crooks [VIDEOS]
Tupac Shakur’s explicit and sometimes controversial lyrics shaped a generation of rappers and dealt with topics of gang violence, drug use and sex.
Among the Russian military’s recent innovative weaponry is a so-called microwave gun capable of disabling drones and other airborne projectiles.
Eric Holder Private Flights: FBI Spent One-Third Of Aviation Budget On Executive Travel, New Report Finds
The report found that in 2012, 34 percent of FBI flights taken that year were for executive travel.
Monday is the first World Meat Free Day and it comes as meat consumption is expected to increase dramatically around the world.
There were 72 shark attacks in the world in 2014. About two-thirds of them were in the U.S.
Climate Change Hits New Zealand: Drought, Global Warming To Further Strain Farmers Desperate For Decent Rain
The country’s agricultural sector has seen soil moisture levels across the country drop to lower than average levels this year.
Could Colombia Legalize Marijuana? Amid Drug War And Trafficking, Lawmakers To Debate Full Legalization
The country has been the epicenter of an internal drug war for decades. But this year, it could take some of the fight out of the battle when it debates fully legalizing pot.
Santa Barbara Oil Spill Pipeline Cleanup Costs: How $62M Compares To Other US Environmental Disasters
The Santa Barbara oil spill cleanup costs represent just a fraction of what it took to clean up the infamous 2010 BP oil spill.
Iowa Straw Poll 2015 Vote, A 36-Year Republican Tradition, Canceled Amid Waning Candidate Interest, High Costs
The 36-year GOP tradition will die on Friday. The poll became increasingly obsolete in recent years as a metric for gauging the success or failure of Republican candidates.
Flesh-Eating Bacteria Could Claim Georgia Woman’s Hands And Feet, Source Of Necrotizing Fasciitis A ‘Mystery’
Necrotizing fasciitis is a serious skin infection whereby flesh-eating bacteria kills the body’s soft tissue.
Guinea and Sierra Leone are still struggling to end the Ebola outbreak once and for all.
Philippine Independence Day is marked by celebrations and parades among Filipino communities around the world, including in the U.S.
Many people are still looking for answers in the criminal case that has remained largely unsolved.
Animal experts identified them as Arctic lampreys, sometimes dubbed “vampire fish.”
Doctors said it would take years for the patient’s penis to heal, but the organ appeared functional just three months after the transplant.
A Bacteria-Powered Battery? Power Source Made From ‘Organic Matter’ Is Low Cost And Totally Renewable
The bacteria-powered battery is about the size of a matchbook and its design was based on origami, the Japanese art of paper folding.
When choosing corn at a market or roadside stand, look for bright green husks and smell the corn to test for freshness.
Is This The Biggest Great White Shark Ever Caught On Camera? Footage Captures 20-Foot ‘Deep Blue’ [VIDEO]
The massive great white shark, dubbed “Deep Blue,” measured roughly 20 feet in length and was estimated to be around 50 years old.
Iggy Azalea Homophobic Tweets: Here's Why Gay Pride Groups Boycotted Singer's Pittsburgh Performance
Iggy Azalea's tweets that drew the ire of gay groups included homophobic slurs and a stereotype about lesbian women in sports.
CannaCamp Marijuana Ranch In Colorado: How To Reserve A Spot At America's First All-Inclusive Pot Resort
The CannaCamp marijuana resort in Colorado is expected to offer all the quintessential outdoor activities in addition to its less-traditional ones.
Randy Rogers Band confirmed the death of Rumer Rain Rogers via Twitter.
California Vaccine Bill SB 277 Debate: 5 Things To Know About Vaccination Law That’s Among Strictest In US
SB 277 angers some parents who say requiring schoolchildren to be vaccinated represents a gross government overreach.
Pope Francis Must Pressure Putin On Ukraine Crisis, Says US Official Urging Pontiff To Side With West Against Russia
Pope Francis has previously lamented the loss of life in Ukraine and encouraged both sides to respect the ceasefire.
Korea Queer Festival 2015: Christian Groups Continue To Protest Gay Pride Event Following Parade Cancellation
Gay and transgender Koreans are often stigmatized, as the country remains largely conservative on matters of sexuality.
Ray Charles blended the sounds of gospel, blues, country and jazz music to create songs that would last through the ages.
Health officials found that resistance among another common variety of Salmonella jumped from 18 percent in 2011 to 46 percent in 2013.