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You can remember your name, your first pet, and your elementary school. So why is it sometimes so hard to answer personal security questions?
Wiring corroded by saltwater from Superstorm Sandy remains a fire hazard, experts say, because of damage to insulation.
New research probes a hardwired fear of things that slither by studying the brains of Japanese macaques.
Get the facts on Halloween 2013's most popular costumes, record-breaking pumpkins, and more in our Halloween roundup.
With the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy on October 29, we look at a few places where the storm actually may have helped the environment.
Kakenya Ntaiya defied tradition in Kenya. She did not drop out of school to marry young. She now has a Ph.D. and strives to bring the same opportunities to girls in her homeland.
Controversy over wolves is raging in the Southwest, thanks to an unusual new protection plan.
A teenage visitor found a 3.85-carat gem at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas, where the rule is "finders keepers."
Daylight saving—or savings—time ends this weekend. Get the facts on why some of us will get an extra hour of sleep and an earlier sunset.
The Dallas Safari Club hopes to raise money for conservation by auctioning off the chance to shoot a black rhino in Namibia, but critics pounce on the plan.
Backup power generator sales have surged in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and other big storms. Go-it-alone solutions are moving faster than needed electric grid upgrades.
Teams with Mission Rabies raced to vaccinate tens of thousands of dogs in India, where one-third of the world's deaths from the disease occur.
An NOAA meteorologist says when it comes to sunsets, there's a lot more in the sky than meets the eye.
A weather pattern finding could lead to earlier and more accurate U.S. heat wave forecasts.
Updates in national coastal development and adaptation policy set tone for addressing sea level rise along the East Coast.
A year after Hurricane Sandy, Europe's forecasting technology is still tops. Inside the American attempt to catch up.
Two polar adventurers are attempting the same South Pole journey that claimed the lives of British explorer Captain Robert Scott and his men in 1911-1912. A century on, how do their food and gear compare?
Almost a hundred nations have agreed that mercury is a major problem for people and the environment. Can the new Minimata Treaty really end its use within 30 years?
Solar blasts, ruins old and new, and glimpses of a young star blowing a vast bubble are showcased in the week's best space pictures.
Women will take the wheel on October 26 to protest a ban on female drivers in Saudi Arabia. They could pay a severe penalty.