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A newly discovered dinosaur from South America doesn’t fit easily into any known category.
Eyewitnesses describe carnage after shockwave hurls people inside tents
Whole communities were turned to rubble, and the death toll continues to rise.
In this “Mayberry among the strip malls,” the police send emails reminding you to lock your doors and everyone joins the parade.
It’s important to listen to the quiet men and women who are showing us a humane Islam, says author.
Massive slides kill climbers, strand others on mountain, flatten Sherpa villages
Photographs show the extent of damage that turned communities to rubble as survivors were still being pulled out late Saturday.
Magnitude 7.8 temblor comes in a region with a long geologic history of big earthquakes.
Some canines, monkeys, and yes, even mice communicate and defend their territories by howling, experts say.
Digging for archaeology photos in National Geographic’s archive
In his new book, Tristan Donovan takes us to the frontlines of people coping with a rise in urban wildlife, from boars in Berlin to boa constrictors in Miami.
It's lost a million people since the 1950s, but Detroit is still more densely populated than many major American cities.
The James Webb Space Telescope promises to see in new ways, and even further back in time.
Astronauts spy an approaching spacecraft and satellites capture a cyclone in this week's best space pictures.
A floating oil rig just delivered to Italian and Norwegian oil companies will soon be operating farther north than any other.
Cosmic collisions may slingshot tiny galaxies into intergalactic space.
Calbuco puts on a colorful show.
It’s probably in your garage and on your lawn. And it’s used on nearly every acre of corn and soy. But what risks does it pose?
The president says “we’re committed to a low-carbon future” but wants a “balanced approach.” And he vows to provide more help to drought-stricken California.
The president chooses the nation’s most vulnerable state to talk about impacts of climate change and rising sea levels.