About a dozen LGBTQ candidates were elected to office across the US this week. LGBTQ politicians in other countries say these are victories for the entire world.
America's National Park Service maintain some 84 million acres of land, 4.5 million acres of oceans and lakes and countless miles of rivers and seashores — and it's growing. This summer, three monuments were added to the National Park Service and two more were put under the care of the Bureau of Land Management.
For decades, Brits have complained about American contamination of British English. More recently, the reverse has been taking place: British expressions are elbowing their way into American speech. So far, Americans don't seem to mind.
Electric cars have large batteries that go mostly unused for hours at a time. But a team of researchers in Delaware are hoping to use these electric cars to improve how the national electric grid works. So far, the results are promising. And it could provide benefits to electric car owners, too.
President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, are in the final phases of their campaign. Voters across the country are not just choosing a president though, they're electing Senators and school board members and weighing in on constitutional issues as well.
The northeast United States is bracing Monday for Hurricane Sandy to move on shore with winds approaching 100 mph and a storm surge that is already inundating cities in New York and New Jersey. This Frankenstorm is moving in a weird way, something that's unexpected more than once in 500 years.
A 19th-century fresco of Jesus Christ has hung in the Sanctuary of Mercy Church in northeastern Spain for more than 100 years. But parishioners are reeling after the beloved painting was found defaced. What was first called a case of vandalism has since been identified as one of the worst art restoration projects ever.
A massive ice island broke off of the Petermann Glacier in Greenland. The iceberg, which contains enough fresh water to supply every American for half a year, is roughly twice the size of Manhattan in New York.