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Galaxy clusters give up secrets, a Mars rover takes a panorama, and the Orion spacecraft takes a step closer to completion in this week's best space pictures.
Rescue teams have found dozens of missing trekkers in Nepal, even as the death toll mounts from the week's deadly blizzard.
In an era of extreme weather, we have to keep the risk of weather disasters in the front of our minds, author says.
A century after World War I began, a forgotten theater in the Alps known as the White War is being revealed thanks to retreating glaciers.
Scientists are looking to parasitic wasps to control brown marmorated stinkbugs, which have now spread to 41 U.S. states.
Avalanches can be triggered by one small push wherever snow layers pile up on slopes, experts say.
The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor links historic African-American communities in four southern coastal states.
The Chinese fondness for pork fat, the American oil binge, and more.
With Nigeria and other countries' GDP figures based off of old data, the challenge becomes fixing the developing world's big data problem.
Photojournalist Neil Brandvold—now in self-imposed isolation—describes the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak.
A wobble in Saturn's moon Mimas might betray an underground sea.
National Geographic Emerging Explorer Tristram Stuart wants the world to stop throwing away so much good food.
At least 23 hikers are dead along Nepal's Annapurna hiking circuit, whose trails are marketed to novice trekkers.
Building community is the best way to make sure people get enough to eat, says the fashion designer.
Footage of sharks attacking a bait ball in the Outer Banks shows the big fish right up on the beach.
A newly diagnosed nurse flew on a commercial airliner on Monday.
As Ebola evolves into a tougher virus, stopping its spread in West Africa is becoming more crucial.
Parks and museums celebrate Earth's ancient life.
What I love most about Indonesia is the extraordinary generosity of spirit of the people, author says.
Disaster struck on on the Annapurna hiking circuit, which is popular with casual hikers.