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Ukrainian President Thanks Congress For Supporting Freedom

Ukrainian President Thanks Congress For Supporting FreedomUkrainian President Petro Poroshenko addressed a joint meeting of Congress Thursday, thanking lawmakers for their support of Kiev in its fight against Russian-backed separatists.

Iran’s Foreign Minister: U.S. ‘Not Serious’ About Defeating Islamic State

Iran’s Foreign Minister: U.S. ‘Not Serious’ About Defeating Islamic StateIran's foreign minister says the U.S. has been hesitant and contradictory in its approach to combating extremist groups in Iraq and Syria.

Ozone Levels Bounce Back, Showing First Increase In 35 Years

Ozone Levels Bounce Back, Showing First Increase In 35 YearsRemember the giant hole in the Earth's ozone layer? Scientists say it's shrinking a little, thanks in part to the elimination of CFCs.

4 Things To Know About Obama’s Islamic State Strategy

4 Things To Know About Obama’s Islamic State StrategyPresident Obama is set to meet congressional leaders this afternoon to outline his strategy for confronting the Islamic State insurgency in Iraq and Syria. He is scheduled to address the nation on Wednesday to make that strategy public.

High U.S. Support For Airstrikes, Low Numbers For Obama, Poll Says

High U.S. Support For Airstrikes, Low Numbers For Obama, Poll SaysU.S. public support for airstrikes in Iraq and Syria has spiked as President Obama prepares to meet with leaders in Congress.

U.S. Pacific Blue Whales Seen Rebounding Close To Historic Levels

U.S. Pacific Blue Whales Seen Rebounding Close To Historic LevelsDecades after the threat of extinction led to them being protected from whalers, there are now about 2,200 blue whales off the West Coast, according to a new study.

The Flight Of The Passenger Pigeon, Now 100 Years Extinct

The Flight Of The Passenger Pigeon, Now 100 Years ExtinctPassenger pigeons were once the world's most abundant birds. Massive flocks of more than 1 million would darken the sky.

China Warns U.S. Over Surveillance Flights

China Warns U.S. Over Surveillance FlightsBeijing has rejected U.S. claims that one of its fighter jets acted recklessly in intercepting a U.S. Navy maritime patrol plane in the South China Sea last week, warning Washington to curtail or discontinue "close surveillance" flights near Chinese territory.

Ukrainian President Says Russian Troops Have Entered His Country

Ukrainian President Says Russian Troops Have Entered His CountryUkrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Russian troops entered his country on Thursday.

SeaWorld Won’t Appeal Ban On Trainers Performing With Orcas

SeaWorld Won’t Appeal Ban On Trainers Performing With OrcasSeaWorld has decided not to appeal a court ruling that prohibits its trainers from performing with killer whales, the Orlando Sentinel reports, citing a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.