Russia has been indefinitely suspended from the group of countries known as the G8, a consortium of eight of the world's largest national economies.
There are a number of hazards in golf: sand traps, the "rough," lakes and other water hazards, and two-for-one happy hour at the nineteenth hole. You can now add "wildfires" to that list.
How, exactly, do powerful empires collapse, and why? Researchers now believe they've found an answer that has troubling implications for today — because we're clearly on the road to ruin.
Though aeronautics has made impressive gains since the early days of flight, people and their flying machines have been disappearing into thin air since the 1800s.
Scientists never understood exactly how finely tuned elephants' hearing is, until researchers tried to see if the pachyderms could distinguish among the sounds made by different groups of humans.
Researchers have now discovered extensive tunnels, embankments and other remnants of a military fortress hidden beneath the floors of the infamous Alcatraz prison complex.
Gynecomastia is the growth of breast tissue in males. It's a benign condition that usually results from an imbalance in the sex hormones estrogen and testosterone.
In the ongoing international showdown between Russia and Ukraine, the region known as Crimea has emerged as the top prize — a position it has held, for better or worse, for millennia.