Anger, relief but no joy as UN climate talks limp to an end

A marathon UN summit wrapped up Sunday with little to show, squeezing hard-earned compromises from countries…

How Madrid talks fell short on climate ambition

This year’s U.N. climate negotiations in Madrid, the longest in 25 nearly annual such gatherings, ended…

Smog forces schools shut in Iran

Air pollution forced schools to close on Sunday in parts of Iran including Tehran, as the…

This little piggy went to court: German piglets 'sue over castration'

Little piggies go to market, but in Germany they also go to court. Click…

Strong quake sends people out of malls in south Philippines

A strong earthquake jolted the southern Philippines on Sunday, causing a three-story building to collapse and…

Researchers discover exoplanets can be made less habitable by stars' flares

The discovery of terrestrial exoplanets, planets that orbit stars outside the solar system, has been one…

How does our Milky Way galaxy get its spiral form?

A question that has long puzzled scientists is how our Milky Way galaxy which has an…

UN climate talks unravelling, face failure

A UN climate summit in Madrid risked collapsing Saturday after all-night negotiations between countries left them…

Cholera kills over 27,000 pigs in Indonesia

More than 27,000 pigs have died in a hog-cholera epidemic that has struck Indonesia, with thousands…

US finally giving boot to official foot measurement

Change is afoot for the official measuring stick used to size up big places in America. …