Worldwide temperatures were once again above normal last month, tying the record for the hottest April set back in 2010.
China says U.S. charges against five Chinese military officials for allegedly hacking into American computers amount to hypocrisy, citing U.S. surveillance and wiretapping.
Chipotle Mexican Grill, the fast food chain, is asking its customers not to bring guns into its restaurants.
The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus appears to have jumped from one human to another for the first time in United States.
Wildfires have burned more than 10,000 acres of brush land and caused at least one death in San Diego County. Evacuations have continued in areas such as San Marcos, where thousands were told to leave their homes Thursday.
Tropical storms are migrating out of the tropics, reaching their peak intensity in higher latitudes, where larger populations are concentrated, a new NOAA-led study published in the journal Nature says.
At least 232 people were killed by an explosion in a coal mine in Turkey, and officials say hundreds more are still missing. Efforts to rescue any workers who survived far below the earth's surface are being complicated by a fire in the mine.
Public preschool enrollment fell slightly last year, according to a report released today by researchers at Rutgers University.
It's been missing for more than 500 years. But now there are reports that the Santa Maria, the largest ship among the trio that made Christopher Columbus' first expedition to North America, may be found.
Glenn Greenwald, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who helped to break stories about mass surveillance in the United States, is making more revelations in a new book coming out Tuesday.