Visit the Pere Lachaise cemetery in Paris and chestnut trees greet you as you wander among graves of luminaries such as Oscar Wilde and Jim Morrison.
NASA says it has postponed a maneuver planned for the Jupiter-bound spacecraft Juno.
Indonesia has warned tourists and fishermen to stay from Anak Krakatau after a minor eruption on the volcanic island over the weekend.
Thirty-five years after leaving Earth, Voyager 1 is reaching for the stars.
Peruvian authorities say wastewater laced with heavy metals from a major zinc mine has spilled into a tributary of the Amazon, contaminating at least six miles of the waterway.
A veterinarian says that an egg-laden hawksbill sea turtle, airlifted from the U.S. Virgin Islands to the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital is in extremely guarded condition.
Veterinarians fed fish drinks to five rescued pilot whales Sunday and kept a close eye on them, trying to nurse the mammals back to health so they can one day return to the ocean.
An institute that tracks the population of Humpback whales that reproduce along Brazil's coast says the number of the once-threatened mammals has tripled over the last 10 years.
You've just stepped on the scale and the news wasn't good. But if you want to feel a bit better about your weight try weighing yourself on the new solar system scale.
A new underwater explorer hit the seas this summer, armed with cameras, strobes and sonar and charged with being a protector of sorts to a half-billion dollar resource _ the Atlantic scallop catch.
The federal government will end its protections for wolves in Wyoming, where the species was introduced two decades ago to revive it from near extinction in the United States.
Neil Armstrong was a humble hero who saw himself as a team player and never capitalized on his celebrity as the first man to walk on the moon, mourners said Friday outside a private service attended by fellow space pioneers, including his two crewmates on the historic Apollo 11 mission.
This southwestern Kentucky town has hit the astronomical jackpot.
As college students return to campus in the coming weeks, they'll be showered in the usual handouts of coupons, condoms and credit cards. But some schools are also giving students what a growing body of research reveals could make a huge difference in their college careers: ear plugs, sleep shades and napping lessons.
Adolescents typically need between eight and nine hours of sleep a night, but some studies suggest they typically get closer to six. Here are some sleep tips for college students (or anyone) looking to improve their sleep habits.
Twin satellites rocketed into orbit Thursday on a quest to explore Earth's treacherous radiation belts and protect the planet from solar outbursts.
There's a rare `blue moon' on Friday, a fitting wink to Neil Armstrong by the cosmic calendar.
In a story Aug. 28 about music broadcast from Mars, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the new song from will.i.am traveled 700 million miles based on information from NASA. The distance should be 330 million miles.
On a wind-swept island off New York City, the remains of 850,000 people rest in pine boxes in a grid of covered trenches _ but many are not resting in peace.