Sunday, December 14, 2014
U.N. climate talks spilled into an extra day Saturday as negotiators battled in Lima to end a standoff between rich and developing nations on the underpinnings of a world carbon-cutting pact.
Norway's much-criticized commercial seal hunt could grind to a halt following parliament's decision to scrap a hefty subsidy for the controversial practice.
The trafficking of African rhinoceros horn on the black market has surged 30-fold in the past 13 years and is now running “out of control,” animal protection advocates said Thursday.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Beauty queens from across the globe have descended on London for Sunday's Miss World 2014 final, a competition rocked by the murder of Miss Honduras.
The patient opens his yellow eyes wide but makes no sound as acupuncturist Edurne Cornejo pricks four fine needles into his legs.
Birds use essentially the same genes to sing as humans do to speak. And flamingos are more closely related to pigeons than they are to pelicans.
An outer-space delivery firm that is working with Carnegie Mellon University to put a privately owned lunar rover on the moon is offering to “mail” personal keepsakes to the moon as a way to help fund the partnership's rocket launch.
Scientists have located the wreckage of a passenger ship that crashed in 1901 near the site of what is now the Golden Gate Bridge, killing 128 people.