Separated from his mother shortly after birth, Manno the chimpanzee was smuggled to Iraq and spent his days smoking cigarettes handed to him by amused zoo visitors and posing for pictures.
Recent showers and storms have slightly eased the South's severe drought, but experts say it wasn't enough to make up for months of dry conditions before the rain finally fell.
It may not be much longer before bank branches join video-rental stores and record shops as relics of a bygone era.
Bryce Canyon National Park officials say the iconic hoodoo known as "The Sentinel" has ended its watch.
Researchers have discovered the partial tail of a feathered dinosaur that was preserved in amber some 99 million years ago, according to a study released Thursday.
The discovery of smallpox DNA in a 17th-century child mummy may shorten the timeline of the deadly infectious disease's history, according to a study published Thursday.
A Japanese city has introduced a novel way to keep track of senior citizens with dementia who are prone to getting lost -- tagging their fingers and toes with scanable barcodes.
Leonardo DiCaprio and the head of his foundation met Wednesday with President-elect Donald Trump to discuss how jobs centered on preserving the environment can boost the economy.
A mother wants her local St. Nick kicked to the curb for fat-shaming her son.
Pharrell Williams put on the Ritz for Chanel's scintillating mid-season fashion show Tuesday -- donning pearls on the "Cafe Society" catwalk at the restaurant of the newly refurbished Ritz Paris.