A team of astronomers discovered a unique comet without the characteristic tail, and this rocky, asteroid-like object could give clues about our early solar system.
The birth rate in American teens hits all-time low, according to the recent report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, the center believes that too many American teens are still having babies.
Viewers of the nest cam livestream were surprised to see bald eagles feed a cat to their young, but it is a reminder that this is a normal way of nature, which is not always delicate or pretty.
Conservationist Sacha Dench will undertake a 4,500-mile flight with migrating Bewick's swans in September to find out why their numbers have been plummeting in the past two decades.
Another reason why dogs are indeed man's best friends: researchers from the University of Missouri and Miami University discovered that seniors get health benefits from the bonds they form with their doggy companions.
British actress Emma Thompson, along with her sister Sophie, broke court injunction to protest against fracking on a Lancashire site.
The water crisis in Flint, Michigan seems far from over, but at least there is some hope as President Barack Obama announced a visit to the city and the Senate reached a deal on grants and loans for better water infrastructure.
The JFK International Airport in New York, the busiest airport in the United States, is making a lot of passengers happy with a newly built special toilet designed for pets.
Thirty years after the world's worst nuclear reaction disaster, the Chernobyl nuclear reactor is now due for a new sarcophagus, or protective shell.
If you think running a marathon on Earth is pretty tough, British astronaut Tim Peake has set the bar even higher -- literally. The ESA spaceman set a new world (or rather, space?) record yesterday as he finished a marathon in record time aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
Solar Impulse 2, an experimental plane running on solar power, finally landed in Silicon Valley, completing a trans-Pacific flight without the need for fuel.
Maggie, an Australian kelpie likely to be the world's oldest dog, recently died at her home in Victoria, Australia.
Six years after the tragedy, a new study reveals that the negative impact of the largest accidental marine oil spill is worse than scientists originally thought.
As the coming summer weather becomes more attractive to mosquitoes, Americans should prepare for possible local Zika outbreaks as the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease said that it is very likely.