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The journey of StarTropics was as varied as it was challenging, taking players from the tropical islands of the Coral Sea to the spaceship of an alien..
While most of us threw on our comfiest leggings to spend the day feasting, supermodels apparently had very different Thanksgiving day plans. Models in..
On Sunday night we gasped in awe at the latest stunning images of marine life in BBC's marvellous Blue Planet II. Blue sharks dodged great whites to s..
Amid the playoff push, Columbus Crew supporters are fighting to keep their MLS club, which is planning to move to Austin after the 2018 MLS season. (J..
The wild tiger population in the world has declined by more than 98% in the past 200 years; the present tiger population of 3,643 is only 5% of the po..
  For their first Thanksgiving together, Moore and her husband Marc Daly are getting tropical. The couple, who tied the knot in June, jetted off to Ba..
Excess carbon dioxide, emitted by burning fossil fuels like coal and petroleum, is one of the most important factors in driving global warming. While ..
The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. Airlines are under pressur..
Scientists have developed a computer simulation tool to predict short-term flood hazards on coral-reef-lined coasts and to assess longer-term impacts ..
Hospital records from a soldier who defected from North Korea this month offer telling details about health problems in the closed country. The 24-yea..
Hospital records from a soldier who defected from North Korea this month offer telling details about health problems in the closed country. The 24-yea..
Hospital records from a young North Korean soldier who defected earlier this month offer telling details about health problems in the closed country. ..
Yesterday, Pixar's chief creative officer, John Lasseter, released a memo that he would take a six-month sabbatical from the famed animation studio — ..
To make a successful winter forecast for the U.S., meteorologists must examine a dizzying array of factors, from fickle fluctuations in ocean conditio..
It’s been 13 years since the last new episode of Hey Arnold!, “Phoebe’s Little Problem/Grandpa’s Packard,” aired on Nickelodeon. But the show’s true f..
Leishmaniasis is an important human and veterinary disease caused by Leishmania parasites that affect 12 million people in over 98 endemic countries. ..
A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show ..
It’s one of the most intense 20th-century storms you may have never heard of. And it consistently makes it to meteorologists’ top 10 lists of all-time..
Father John Tran Nguyen stands inside the destroyed building of St. Peter's Catholic Church in Rockport, TX, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. Hurricane Harvey ..
A small pilot study hints that a startling number of Vietnam veterans may be infected with a liver parasite that can induce a rare type of cancer, the..
This screen capture from the TCIS tool shows some of the enhancements to interactive region selection, model and data acquisition, statistical compari..
The name of the L.A.-based festival that celebrated its inaugural edition in October is declarative: Animation Is Film. But that manifesto is only par..
The “Shop Small” movement comes to West Hollywood the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Now known as “Small Business Saturday,” it encourages shoppers to s..
A rare type of storm struck Greece last week, killing at least 20 people and reportedly damaging 1,000 homes with flash floods and mudslides. Photos o..
In 20 years, the Texas country music scene has grown from Willie-worshipping frat boys with acoustic guitars into a nationally viable industry made up..
The 51-nation tuna fisheries body for the Atlantic and Mediterranean boosted quotas for highly prized bluefin despite scientific findings that doing s..
(Newser) – A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet—test re..
A cheap and widely used drug, used to treat conditions such as heartburn, gastritis and ulcers, could work against the bacteria that cause tuberculosi..
HERALD, W.Va. -- A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet -..
Jose Alarco shakes hands with his neighbor as he makes his way out of the Melrose Park neighborhood and his flooded home in Houston as Tropical Storm ..
(Welcome to The Disney Discourse, a recurring feature where Josh Spiegel discusses the latest in Disney news. He goes deep on everything from the anim..
Floodwaters from the Addicks Reservoir inundate a neighborhood off N. Eldridge Parkway in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday, Aug. 30..
Airlines are under pressure to reduce their carbon emissions, and are highly vulnerable to global oil price fluctuations. These challenges have spurre..
Scientists are disputing the possibility that a significant portion of the world's forests have been missed in an earlier accounting of ecological div..
Summer thunderstorms in North America will likely be larger, wetter and more frequent in a warmer world, dumping 80 percent more rain in some areas an..
AP file photo Downtown businesses are reflected May 5, 2010, in floodwaters from the Cumberland River in Nashville, Tenn. A study released Monday pred..
Tropical Depression Kirogi made landfall in southeastern Vietnam on Nov. 19 and NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the storm as it was dissipating over..
FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, businesses are surrounded by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Humble, Texas. If you think this has ..
In this Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 file photo, a neighborhood near Houston's Addicks Reservoir is flooded after heavy rains from Tropical Storm Harvey. A ..
From rainforests to croplands, boreal forests to mangroves, NASA will take a new look at terrestrial vegetation across our living planet over the next..
The Central Iberian Peninsula was characterised by an arid savanna during the middle Miocene, according to a study led by the Complutense University o..
Published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, the study describes changes in young people's-----practices using nationally-representative data from t..
Published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, the study describes changes in young people's-----practices using nationally-representative data from t..
(Reuters) - A New Orleans City Council member who launched a political career after helping her neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina was electe..
A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs a..
Here’s what can happen when the surface of the equatorial Pacific gets just a little warmer: Thousands of people die as the weather changes from India..
They're both gorgeous and grotesque. Sea apples, a type of marine invertebrate, have dazzling purple, yellow, and blue color schemes streaking across ..
They're both gorgeous and grotesque. Sea apples, a type of marine invertebrate, have dazzling purple, yellow, and blue color schemes streaking across ..
A third version of 2016's Pokémon Sun and Moon drops today for the 3DS, so you may be wondering what, exactly, has been changed this time around. Shou..
The show began with Puerto Rico and it ended with Puerto Rico. The Latin Grammy Awards, held on Thursday evening at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las ..