A recent Smithsonian.com article discusses Tanzania’s Lake Natron which contains water so corrosive that many animals cannot survive but remains a primary breeding ground for lesser flamingos.
Nurses have ended their seven-day strike against five Allina Health hospitals in the Minneapolis area as expected, but there is little apparent progress toward a new contract for the 4,800 union members
A police spokesman says officers are preparing to make arrests in connection with the suspected gang-related shootings that left two people dead and at least five others injured during an unauthorized party at a Texas dance studio
Chloe Grace Moritz got candid about body image, her struggle with loving herself the way she is, and her desire to have plastic surgery at just 16 years old.
The Reds formally retired Pete Rose's No. 14 on Sunday, capping a big weekend for baseball's hits king that was a success for the franchise in every way except on the field
Colombia defeated the United States 1-0 to take third place at Copa America, while the U.S. finished fourth in their highest placing since 1995.
Senator Ron Wyden is pushing for more answers on why doctors and patient advocates with financial ties to opioid drugmakers served on an NIH panel that advises the government on pain issues
China says the launch of a new generation rocket marks a milestone in its increasingly ambitious space program, keeping it on schedule to place its second space station into orbit this year
Britain's opposition Labour Party is sliding into turmoil in the wake of the U.K.'s vote to exit the European Union, a mark of how hard the shock decision is shaking British politics
A church pastor says an 8-year-old boy who fell into Big Wheeling Creek during the West Virginia floods was near the water because he wanted to catch crawdads