Thousands of elated demonstrators outside Parliament cheered and rejoiced as Taiwan became the first country in Asia to fully legalize same-sex marriage May 17.
Astronomers have taken the first ever image of a black hole, which is located in a distant galaxy.
French police will be allowed to open fire if lives are threatened by Yellow Vest rioters this weekend, the military governor of Paris said today.
The U.S. has a powerful anti-terrorism law — but it’s only been used once against a far-right extremist since 9/11.
I returned to Douma on the March 9, 2019. I had previously visited a week after the alleged “chemical attack” in April 2018 and interviewed hospital staff who had already informed me that the White Helmet hospital scenes had been staged.
Scientists have created the soundtrack of the 5,000th Mars sunrise captured by the robotic exploration rover, Opportunity, using data sonification techniques to create a two-minute piece of music.
Launched in 2009, Kepler’s mission was actually born in the early 80s as scientists began to turn their attention to finding planets with similar characteristics to home. Here are just some of the cool discoveries made possible due to the intergalactic telescope.
259 people have died while taking photos of themselves in the last 6 years, exceeding those killed by sharks this year, according to a new study — and scientists are warning that we need ‘no-selfie zones’.
Since its opening in June, Vietnam’s Golden Bridge Cau Vang has been attracting crowds of tourists willing to see the unique piece of architecture lifted up by a pair of giant hands.
Lava flows that have been cascading into the sea have formed a brand new, tiny island off the coast of Hawaii after a crater at Mount Kilauea exploded with the force of a 5.2-magnitude earthquake.
Fifty years after Martin Luther King called for a march to Washington, D.C., to draw attention to poverty in America, the Poor People’s Campaign is being revived. Led by the Rev. William Barber, marches from across the nation will again head to the nation’s capital on June 23.
Photos from around the world reveal the extent of man-made climate change.
A trainee pilot was forced to make a death-defying emergency landing of a Cessna 172 aircraft near Hamilton Avenue and Magnolia Street in Huntington Beach, California, just before 5pm Friday.
Photos of advanced tunnels and infrastructure built and used by Jaish al-Islam in recently-liberated Eastern Ghouta.
The equivalent of five grocery bags of plastic trash for every foot of coastline spills into the oceans annually. On a remote island in the Caribbean Sea, discarded bottles, wrappers, Read More…