Thursday, May 23, 2019

Cecil The Lion’s Brother, Jericho, Shot Dead By Poachers

Cecil (right) the lion's brother Jerciho (left) Another tragedy in Zimbabwe when Jericho was shot by poachers. Jericho was looking after Cecil's cubs, and his death makes the family even more vulnerable. The animal was protecting his lion cubs after he was shot dead...

New photo of Pluto Dazzles in False Color

New Horizons scientists use enhanced color images to detect differences in the composition and texture of Pluto’s surface. When close-up images are combined with color data from the Ralph instrument, it paints a new and surprising portrait of the dwarf planet. The “heart of...

NASA finds ‘Earth’s bigger, older cousin’

Astronomers hunting for another Earth have found what may be the closest match yet, a potentially rocky planet circling its star at the same distance as the Earth orbits the Sun, NASA said Thursday. Not only is this planet squarely in the Goldilocks zone...

It’s showtime for Pluto; prepare to be amazed by NASA flyby

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Pluto, reveal thyself, and Earthlings, enjoy the show. On Tuesday, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will sweep past Pluto and present the previously unexplored world in all its icy glory. It promises to be the biggest planetary unveiling in a quarter-century....

N.J. college student arrested in North Korea

A 21-year-old South Korean student from New Jersey was arrested on charges of illegally entering North Korea, the North's official news agency said Saturday. Korean Central News Agency identified the New York University student as Won Moon Joo and said he was taken into...

Sailor Found After Two Months at Sea

Updated | A real-life castaway missing since January was found about 200 miles off the coast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, on Thursday afternoon. Louis Jordan, 37, was floating in the Atlantic Ocean on his capsized sailboat, Angel. His little boat apparently was well...

In Search of the World’s Biggest Fish

For more than a decade, researcher Zeb Hogan has spent much of his time traveling around the world on a singular mission: to find and learn more about the world’s largest freshwater fish. Through his photographs and a show he hosts on Nat Geo...

The power and beauty of Niagara Falls by Peter Alessandria

Story by Peter Alessandria, Photographer I woke up one morning in late February and something inside said I needed to go to Niagara Falls. The Falls had been in the news recently: a group from National Geographic climbed the face of the American Falls which had frozen...

King Richard III Receives a Proper Burial, Centuries After His Death

King Richard III’s skeleton was found in 2012 beneath a parking lot in Leicestershire, England, the site of what used to be a friary. Now, centuries after his 1485 death, the former king is being reburied in the town where he perished in battle,...

Islamic State claims responsibility for Tunisian museum attack

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia said it would deploy the army to major cities and arrested nine people on Thursday after 20 foreign tourists were shot dead at a museum in the capital in an attack claimed by Islamic State. Officials did not confirm the...

Dominican Sex-Trafficking Victims Rescued: 20 Minors Saved In Joint U.S.-Dominican Republic Sting

Twenty-nine sex trafficking victims, including 20 minors were separate from their captors in the tourist town of Sosua in the Dominican Republic. According to officials, the rescue followed a sting spearheaded by both U.S. and Dominican officials. Undercover agents lured the alleged human trafficking...

Spanish Priest Arrested for Performing Exorcism on Anorexic Girl

A Spanish priest and an exorcist have been charged with gender violence and causing injury and mistreatment after the exorcist performed repeated exorcisms on an anorexic teenage girl. A judge in Burgos has called for the arrest of exorcist Jesús Hernández Sahagún, the official...
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