Thursday, May 21, 2015
A British historian announced Tuesday he had discovered the only portrait of William Shakespeare made while the famous playwright was alive, a claim met with skepticism by some.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Federal water managers released a report Monday projecting that Lake Mead's water levels will fall below a point in January 2017 that would force supply cuts to Arizona and Nevada.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
A family death in 1858 left Ben Affleck's great-great-great grandfather with legal custody of his mother-in-law's most valuable property -- her slaves.
Monday, May 18, 2015
A brand new island emerging off the coast of Japan offers scientists a rare opportunity to study how life begins to colonize barren land -- helped by rotting bird poo-poo and hatchling vomit.
What do you do when you have 30 million young salmon ready for their big journeys downstream, but drought and development have dried your riverbeds to sauna rocks? In California this year, you give the fish a ride.
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Canada announced Friday it aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030, after saying it would miss an earlier, less ambitious goal.
U.S. military scientists have invented a miniature drone that fits in the palm of a hand, ready to be dropped from the sky like a cellphone with wings.
Guatemala's Fuego volcano is becoming become more active, belching out increasing amounts of smoke and ash, officials said on Friday.
Engineers have known for some time that if cars could only "talk" to each other, they could avoid a lot of accidents.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
The poorest of the poor can be helped with a program that includes providing goats, sheep, chickens or other livestock and training in how to make money from them, a large six-nation study concludes.