North Korea says its carried out its sixth nuclear test, this time using a newly built hydrogen bomb. The blast is the most powerful to date and caused a significant earthquake. Joel Labi reports Continue reading
Grizzly bears on Kodiak Island changed their diets and started eating berries instead of salmon because of climate change, according to a new study. Continue reading
A little over two weeks after a mudslide and flooding killed at least 500 people in Regent, a town near Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, one survivor takes us through the moment when the disaster happened. The United Nations estimates that 3,000 people have lost their homes. Continue reading
HOUSTON, TEXAS, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 27, 2017) (U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE) – Tropical Storm Harvey was set to dump more rain on Houston on Monday (August 28), worsening flooding that has paralyzed the country’s fourth biggest city.
Hurricane Harvey was downgraded to a tropical storm on Saturday as it slowly moved across southern Texas, causing major damage and prompting floodwaters to rise. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading
Scientists at the Technical University of Munich have developed a custom-designed electric car for Africa that can help transport goods on rugged terrain.
A 3 mile-wide asteroid will drift past Earth more than 18 moon-lengths away, making it the largest to do so since researchers began tracking such close encounters. Continue reading
CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – Time-lapse video captured the sky over Carbondale, Illinois, during a solar eclipse on Monday (August 21). Continue reading
DEPOE BAY, OREGON, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – After weeks of anticipation, the total eclipse making its way across the United States on Monday (August 21) arrived at the sleepy coastal town of Depoe Bay, Oregon, where onlookers could witness the sight of the moon’s shadow passing directly in front of the sun, blotting out all but the halo-like solar corona. Continue reading
PRINEVILLE, OREGON, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 18, 2017) (NBC) – People across the United States are making final preparations ahead of next week’s total solar eclipse. Continue reading