Thursday, September 24, 2015
Leonardo DiCaprio is joining a campaign to use investment decisions to fight global warming: He's planning to shed his own investments in fossil fuels, an activist group said Tuesday.
The head of the U.N. food agency said Tuesday the overwhelming humanitarian needs in crises from Syria, Yemen and Iraq to South Sudan and Africa's Sahel region are outstripping the generosity of donors, and it is seeking new sources of money.
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Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Israeli archaeologists had hoped to finally uncover the mystery of the ancient tomb of the Maccabees -- but they have been thwarted once again.
Archaeologists have discovered a pre-Roman era tomb in perfect condition at Pompeii, the team at the archaeological site buried in a 79 A.D. volcanic eruption announced Monday.
A British archaeologist who believes the legendary Queen Nefertiti may be buried in a secret room adjoining Tutankhamun's tomb is coming to Egypt to test his theory, authorities said Monday.
Do you know where each of your toes are? This may seem a bizarre question, but a surprising study Monday suggests you may not.
On the remote rocky shores of the western United States, low tide brings visitors to wave-splashed tide pools to marvel at ocean wonders usually hidden from view.
The volume of waste in landfills, a major source of the potent greenhouse gas methane, was grossly underestimated in the United States in 2012, researchers said Monday.
The oldest signs of heavy metal pollution caused by human activity, dating from the early Stone Age, have been found in caves in Spain and Gibraltar, officials said Monday.