The tail of a 99-million year old dinosaur has been found entombed in amber, an unprecedented discovery that has blown away scientists.
Paleontologist Xu Xing has discovered so many dinosaurs he's lost count.
"Jurassic Park" may have seared the vision of dinosaurs as scary, scaly creatures into many of our minds, but new findings further undermine the terrible lizards' ferocity.
China has been at the forefront of the world's most significant dinosaur discoveries in recent years, revolutionizing our understanding of prehistory.
John Glenn, a former US senator and the first American to orbit the Earth, died Thursday, according to Ohio State University. He was 95.
This year's presidential contest was a substance-free spectacle, Vice President Joe Biden lamented on Thursday.
Leonardo DiCaprio met with President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday to discuss climate change -- adding to the mixed signals from the President-elect on the environment.
A 7.7-magnitude earthquake has hit close to the Solomon Islands, according to the US Geological Survey. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued a tsunami watch for Hawaii.
As the Syrian army continues to fight its way through the old city of Aleppo, the tide of those fleeing for their lives has become a raging flood, an avalanche.
The head of Britain's foreign spy service, Alex Younger, warned of Russia's role in the "unfolding tragedy" in Syria in a rare public speech Thursday at the agency's headquarters in London.
France's far-right party leader, Marine Le Pen, said children of illegal immigrants should be refused a free education.
My first clue that something was up was the Bernie Sanders rally I attended at the University of Michigan.
Ashley Rivas was 26 when she noticed she was getting tired earlier than usual on her runs. Over the next few years, the X-ray technician from Albuquerque, New Mexico, developed a persistent cough and wheezing, which her doctors attributed to exercise-induced asthma. She had other symptoms, too: weight loss, fever, and several bouts of pneumonia.
Papa really is a Rolling Stone.
It's the tallest land-based mammal in the world.
Lebanese lawmakers on Wednesday took the first step to overturn a law that allows rapists to avoid punishment if they marry their victims. The move came a day after protesters wearing fake-blood-stained wedding gowns confronted lawmakers just steps away from Parliament in the capital Beirut.
Golf's rules can be mind-boggling and the penalties draconian, but lawmakers are slowly relenting -- and a new change could help ease the pain players sometimes face.
Slick, glassy skyscrapers cast their shadows over the streets and spaces of cities all over the world.
It's the original pop-up: northern Sweden's ICEHOTEL was the world's first hotel made of snow and ice when it opened back in 1989.
Denmark's Paul Elvstrom -- an Olympic yachting great, sailing pioneer and an inspiration to many -- has died peacefully in his sleep aged 88.
It's a common annoyance, you're filling out a form online and you get some error.
Seiji Gomita doesn't look particularly fierce.
Christmas, Hanukkah, The Holidays. Whatever you celebrate, there's usually gift-giving involved.
It's a cool, sunny morning when the busload of tourists descends onto Havana's John Lennon Park. That's Aleeda Rodriguez Pedrasa's cue.
At the 2016 edition of Design Miami, Ole Scheeren teamed up with upscale grocery chain Dean & DeLuca on Stage, a fast-food concept café
Roots of Knowledge is an art history project that has taken 12 years to complete. It features over 60,000 pieces of stained glass, and looks back at the evolution of life as we know it.
Can that new doll or toy robot you bought as a Christmas gift for your child spy on your family?
A boy with autism needed a replacement for his beloved sippy cup -- instead he got a thousand.
For Chris Labrooy, reality is just a suggestion.
The modern transition process has potential to be fraught--but with cordial ties, Obama may see opportunity to preserve legacy; Trump make inroads with African Americans.
Democracy requires freedom to criticize those in power without fear of retribution. Trump's lashing out in tweets at Carrier union boss and Boeing exec show a tendency that poses a danger to our democracy, says Robert Reich.
Frida Ghitis says the heavy handed responses by the president-elect to a union chief and the CEO of Boeing shows the risks involved in disagreeing with Trump
With a new president comes change. That's what America sorely needs in foreign policy, where we have for too long been mired in a deadly status quo of ineffectual and often counterproductive intervention -- especially in the Middle East.
In May 2010, Time magazine tells us, Barack Obama invited a group of America's most distinguished presidential historians to dinner at the White House. He was searching for ideas, examples and "lessons from his predecessors."
Andy Stein shifts on the balls of his feet, leans against a wooden railing, and fidgets.
As Lauren Chopek painfully details her story, she does so with the reticence of a survivor, as if somehow remaining silent would have been better.
"When I woke up I didn't know that I was in China."
Across the U.S., there is a movement to prioritize human trafficking prevention in our nation's communities. Schools, youth service programs, juvenile corrections services, group homes, and other youth-oriented spaces have begun to recognize their great potential to empower youth to stay safe from exploitation.