Six more clandestine graves have been found in Mexico near the town where 43 students allegedly were abducted by local police working for a drug gang.
Amid rain showers and a tornado watch, police in Ferguson, Mo., made dozens of arrests Monday afternoon and into the evening of people who had gathered to protest the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old who was killed by a white police officer in August.
Responding to a call to gather in St. Louis for a weekend event called Ferguson October, more than 1,000 people are hitting the city's streets to protest the recent killing of young black men by police.
Stephen Hawking will bring his iconic synthesized voice to Pink Floyd's new album, The Endless River, set for release in November.
A novel legal case exploring the personhood of chimps got its day at an appellate level court Wednesday.
Liquid detergent pods can cause eye injuries in children after they squeeze or bite the brightly colored pouches, a study finds.
If you missed the total eclipse of the moon in April, you might have another chance: Wednesday morning is the second of four lunar eclipses this year and next.
Freelance journalist Ashoka Mukpo, who contracted Ebola in Liberia, arrived at the University of Nebraska Medical Center today, becoming the second patient with the deadly disease to be treated there.
Hong Kong's leader said today that his government has agreed to hold a dialogue with pro-democracy student activists to discuss reforms, but that such a discussion must take place within the context of Chinese law.
This is not normally how you would find them. The animals would normally be spread out on the sea ice, but, as you see in the picture, this year the ice has all melted.