A two-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier named Ziggy was found wandering in woodland with a 20-inch crossbow bolt passing through the side of his head, barely missing his skull, left brain and the delicate structures of his orbital cavity.
For the three-part X-Games series, the championship big wave adventure surfer joined four of his contemporaries in documenting their pursuit of the biggest waves on Planet Earth. The project offered Long a chance to reflect on his life and career.
China launched its first space mission to the moon and back early Friday, authorities said, the latest step forward for Beijing's ambitious programme to one day land a Chinese citizen on the Earth's only natural satellite.
Almost 1.2 million people live in the Appalachia region of the Eastern United States. The region is best known for the mountaintop removal mining (MTR) that is carried out by coal companies to extract the fossil fuel needed to meet our coal demands. .
Data breaches are an obvious problem these days, however, these massive exploits aren't all people need to worry about. While all eyes are on the big exploits, often the small-time criminals are also quietly raking in the cash.
While some speculate there might be diamonds in the Kimberlite rock found in some of the mountains of Antarctica, conservation teams at the Antarctic Heritage Trust of New Zealand continue to uncover rare treasures of their own.
A bid by Islamic State fighters to seize the flashpoint Syrian border town of Kobane has stalled, American officials said, with the help of air strikes reported to have killed over 500 jihadists.
Women and children were caught up in a police siege near the Tunisian capital Friday, with "terrorists" killing one officer in a firefight, ahead of elections that have sparked fears of jihadist attacks.
Malian Health Minister Ousmane Kone spoke on state television on Thursday, confirming the country's first case of Ebola. The victim is a two-year-old child who tested positive for the virus after returning from Guinea.
The second-biggest tobacco company in the U.S. is butting out cigarettes in their buildings. The makers of Camel and Pall Mall cigarettes, Reynolds American Inc., is forbidding employees to smoke in their offices.