Emergency responders are competing in the Tetris Challenge, a worldwide flat-out viral meme. Other emergency response organizations have also joined.
Weather forecasters are warning of another possible storm heading toward the Bahamas. It would be named Humberto if it reaches tropical storm strength.
Weather forecasters say Hurricane Dorian began moving slowly Tuesday toward Florida -- at one mile an hour -- after stalling over the Bahamas.
As Hurricane Dorian takes aim at Florida, officials are warning that the storm has strengthened to a Category 2 with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph.
There have been almost 73,000 fires in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil this year, an 84 percent increase over the same time period last year.
On August 2, Greenland lost 12.5 billion tons of ice in one cataclysmic calving. That was enough frozen water to fill more than four million Olympic-size swimming pools.
Just in time for this new school year, some retailers are expecting brisk sales of bullet-resistant backpacks. And there are plenty of them to choose from.
NPR Report: Researchers in the Democratic Republic of Congo “have identified the first clearly effective treatments for Ebola."
On March 31, scientists at Canada’s National Microbiology Lab in Winnipeg, Manitoba, sent live Ebola and Henipah viruses to Beijing on a commercial flight.
The 10 million residents of the southern Indian city of Chennai are in the midst of a dire water shortage that experts say is only worsening and spreading.