Millions of devastating desert locusts are swarming across Kenya right now in an outbreak that could lead to starvation for thousands of humans.
An older couple hiking in Rubio Canyon had to be hoisted to safety after falling off the trail, clinging to some tree roots alongside the cliff.
Hunters brought in more than 153,000 deer during the latest archery and firearm seasons, according to updates totals that Illinois officials released this week.
Utqiagvik, formerly known as Barrow, is located north of the Arctic Circle and experiences a phenomenon called the “polar night.”
The Doomsday Clock moved to 100 seconds to midnight – the closest symbolic point from an “apocalypse” since 1953.
Chocolate chip cookies became the first food baked in space from raw ingredients -- and they took two hours to bake, NASA says.
The National Weather Service routinely warns people about falling rain, snow and hail, but temperatures are dropping so low in South Florida the forecasters warned residents about falling iguanas.
Authorities said the father went into protection mode and suffocated the animal.
The launch is an important one for SpaceX and NASA as the commercial crew program continues into the phase that many officials describe as “the final dress rehearsal.”
This might be one of the most memorable souvenirs ever.
Tests have confirmed that a coyote captured last week in Chicago is the same animal that attacked a six-year-old boy earlier this month.
A family of three was pulled to safety after falling through an icy lake in Big Bear.
A man told investigators that he shot a grizzly bear in self-defense, then cut off the animal's claws because he was mad the bear was going to eat him.
An ice disk is once again forming in the Presumpscot River in Maine.
Researchers say they have successfully created another embryo of the nearly extinct northern white rhino in a global effort to keep the species alive. Just two animals remain, and both are female.
Proxima c appears to be at least 5.8 times as big as Earth.
Reno City Manager Sabra Newby tweeted about the bird Wednesday, saying it's quirky and fun but still inhumane.
“We shared the videos and photos with several of our wildlife biologists, and none of them could recall ever seeing five mountain lions together," said Peter Tira, spokesman for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
The main strain of the flu virus which is circulating currently doesn’t entirely match up with the flu vaccine that is being administered this year, according to a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
One of several pigeons spotted in Las Vegas last year wearing tiny cowboy hats has died, according to a local rescue group.