Scientists Wednesday announced the discovery of an Earth-sized planet orbiting the star nearest our Sun, opening up the glittering prospect of a habitable world that may one day be explored by robots.
A Russian cat has adopted a baby squirrel monkey after he was abandoned by his mother at a zoo, comforting the little primate by letting him cling to her back for warmth.
After two years and 10 months, 93-year-old Ernie Andrus has made it across America.
The idea for a device that could unveil the origins of life in our solar system began with a Solo cup.
Pakistani Muslim boys recite verses of the Quran, at an Islamic seminary in Karachi, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 20.1 Comment
Children swim in a pool at a condo in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Thursday, Aug. 18.
Nestled among vegetables, plastic kettles and hand-dyed fabric in market stalls are the signs of a feminist revolution: Piles of poorly printed books by women that advocate forcefully against conservative Muslim traditions such as child marriage and quick divorce.
Two people in a recording booth deep inside a Connecticut office park are helping millions of blind Americans feel part of the Olympics like never before.
Native people living in the ancient city of Teotihuacan, now a World Heritage site located in modern-day Mexico, likely bred rabbits to eat and used their bones for tools, researchers said Wednesday.
Niagara Falls has become the latest natural wonder to add a zip line, offering honeymooners and everyone else the chance to take an adrenaline-pumping plunge toward churning mist at speeds topping 64 kilometers per hour.