A fire reportedly broke out yesterday (Sept. 16) after an explosion at a secret lab in Russia, one of only two places in the world where the variola virus that causes smallpox is kept.
Animals are amazing hiders, using their camouflaged coats to blend in with their environments and appear invisible.
Hurricane Dorian has strengthened to a Category 3 storm, with sustained winds reaching 115 mph (185 km/h), and it's barreling up the U.S. East Coast.
Hurricane Dorian is starting to make a turn toward the northwest and is expected to move dangerously close to the east coast of Florida later today (Sept. 3) and tomorrow.
Hurricane Dorian's track has been tricky to predict with certainty. Here's where it could make U.S. landfall.
The hard-to-pin-down track is primarily due to an atmospheric steering wheel, which Dorian lost along its rise to Category 5.
The monstrous Dorian has become the strongest hurricane to hit the Northwestern Bahamas, with sustained winds reaching 180 mph (285 km/h).
The fireball let out several bright flares before it extinguished, dropping a number of meteorite fragments on Earth's surface.
Barry is now packing winds of 75 mph. Life-threatening flash flooding will become increasingly likely later today and tonight as Barry moves inland.
It's possible that the recent quakes could be the straw that broke the camel's back for the San Andreas Fault, which is way overdue for a major rupture.
For the first time in recorded history, Anchorage, Alaska, reached 90 degrees F (32 degrees Celsius).
Scientists who tracked the young female were astonished by how fast the little fox traveled from Norway to Canada.
This is the first time in the academy's 156-year history that any member could be expelled from the prestigious science group.
Marine scientists aren't sure how or why the nearly 10-foot-long shark wandered into the Long Island Sound.
An odd-looking, double-bodied airplane with a wingspan as long as a football field just took to the skies today (April 13) from the Mojave Air & Space Port.
Just a week after the death of their 6-year-old African elephant, Nyah, the Indianapolis Zoo delivered another sad message: Its other youngest African elephant, 8-year-old Kalina, has died.
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