A 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Kodiak, Alaska, this morning. A tsunami warning is in effect for parts of Alaska and British Columbia, Canada.
Rocks from opposite sides of the globe reveal that part of Australia was once attached to North America.
Cape Town authorities are pleading with residents to save water, warning that the city's taps could go dry by April.
James Hemings was a masterful, French-trained chef who introduced many culinary delights to the U.S. He was also the brother of Sally Hemings.
Archaeologists have uncovered the foundations of stew stoves in the original kitchen of Thomas Jefferson's enslaved chef, James Hemings.
Fragments from a 1712 book were found wadded up inside a cannon on the pirate Blackbeard's flagship.
Found at Blackbeard's shipwreck, the paper fragments had been ripped from an adventure tale that inspired Robinson Crusoe.
Ancient texts reveal that China’s first emperor ordered an official search for the secret of eternal life.
Archaeologists have revealed a richly decorated Byzantine church during salvage excavations in Israel.
The ruins of a richly decorated church were unearthed during salvage excavations in the city of Beit Shemesh, west of Jerusalem, in Israel.
The monster jet, bankrolled by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, is designed to bring satellites into orbit.
A new study shows how poor climate conditions can set off a chain of events that leads to mass migration.
Scholars are still debating whether the 13 fragments are legitimate scraps of the ancient Hebrew Bible or modern forgeries.
Archaeologists have identified what may be the world's oldest images of dogs. The 8,000-year-old hunting scenes even feature some dogs on leashes.
Scientists created fully functional skin for a 7-year-old boy with a genetic skin disease. Here's how they accomplished the medical feat.
Conservators have restored a rare map of Australia, from the era before Europeans had fully explored the continent.
Forensic scientists rejected cancer as Pablo Neruda's immediate cause of death, which may fuel speculations that the Chilean poet was assassinated.