LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA said Friday observations of a dwarf planet have been delayed slightly after a communication glitch.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists have spied a vast reservoir of hot, partly molten rock beneath the supervolcano at Yellowstone National Park that's big enough to fill the Grand Canyon 11 times over.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's border agency Frontex is to send its ships further into the Mediterranean Sea in response to a deadly exodus of migrants leaving Libya.
LONDON (AP) — The world's leading malaria vaccine candidate appears to be a disappointment, with final study results showing it doesn't work very well and that initial protection fades over time.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Think Jaws meets a kangaroo, with maybe a touch of cute kitten, and you've got the aptly named pocket shark — the newest and rarest species found off the U.S. coast.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the evidence coming in from one study after another, scientists are now more certain than ever that oil and gas drilling is causing hundreds upon hundreds of earthquakes across the U.S.
NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists are getting their best look yet at the DNA code for the woolly mammoth, thanks to work that could be a step toward bringing back the extinct beast.
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders pledged Thursday to double the size of the EU's Mediterranean border operation Triton, tripling its budget and offering ships and aircraft to try to halt the migrant deaths.
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders committed extra ships, planes and helicopters to save lives in the Mediterranean at an emergency summit convened Thursday to address a crisis that has left more than 1,300 migrants dead over the past three weeks, and agreed to lay the groundwork for military action against traffickers.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — What better way to celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope's quarter-century in orbit than with cosmic fireworks?
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — European officials honored the dead of the Mediterranean's worst-ever migrant disaster Thursday as more would-be refugees arrived in Italy and prosecutors questioned the suspected smugglers.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 143 million people in the Lower 48 states now live on shaky ground, earthquake scientists say.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A common type of pesticide is dramatically harming wild bees, according to a new in-the-field study that outside experts say may help shift the way the U.S. government looks at a controversial class of chemicals.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Hubble, it's your turn to smile for the cameras!
A photo of four rainbows in New York is striking a pot of gold on social media, but an expert in such rare events said this isn't quite the quadruple miracle that it seems.