Oklahoma City -
Among so much devastation from the horrendous mile-wide tornado that has ripped through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, there is, at least, some good news as an elderly lady and her dog have survived the storm. Updated.
Oklahoma City -
At least 91 people are dead, including 40 children, after a record-breaking tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore. Hundreds of buildings were destroyed including two schools. (Updated)
Colorado Springs -
Firefighters remove a 200-pound bear from a tree in Colorado Springs. While black bears are usually deemed harmless if left unprovoked, they are tagged, removed and released back into the wild as a precautionary measure.
A disabled male killer whale that is missing the dorsal fin on his right side and thus unable to hunt has survived in the wild with support from members of its pod who hunt for it and share food with it.
A Saudi Arabian woman, Raha Muharrak, 25, was among 64 people who reached the summit of Mount Everest Saturday, having climbed from Nepal's side of the mountain. Muharraq is the first woman from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to reach the summit.
The latest invasion of America (there have been so many lately) comes in the form of a species of ant which is even driving out the fearsome fire ants. The crazy ants are on the loose, changing ecologies and frying electronics around the nation.
Australia is pressing for a ban on geoengineering the oceans with iron sulfate, a process which came to prominence last year after an attempt was made to augment salmon stocks off the Canadian Pacific coast by adding chemicals to ocean waters.
Several specimens of Ocean Sunfish have washed ashore along the coast of Chile in recent months. The gigantic fishes, always in solitary, cast aground on sandy beaches and the cause of their death remains a mystery to researchers.
Friday Harbor -
The Center for Whale Research announced yesterday that all of the Southern Resident J pod whales had returned safe and sound to the San Juan Island region of Washington. The oldest member of the pod is J2, affectionately named Granny.
A new study has found that although 33 percent of Americans believe there is "widespread disagreement" among scientists that climate change is happening, there is an overwhelming consensus among environment researchers that it is happening.
The world’s biggest orgy is almost underway. After living underground for 17 years, cicadas from North Carolina to Massachusetts have started tunneling to the surface to begin their noisy mating ritual.
An 18-year-old high school senior, Braxton Bielski, recently caught the biggest ever certified alligator in the state of Texas. The Texas teen caught the alligator during his first public alligator hunt with his dad, Troy, a Houston police officer.
Researchers announced at the Meeting of the Americas in Cancun, Mexico, May 14, that snow and ice on Mount Everest and the neighboring area was melting at an increasing rate. According to the study, global warming is affecting the Everest environment
An Elephant reportedly trampled a suspected poacher to death as he tried to shoot the animal in Zimbabwe. Rangers found the mangled remains of Solomon Manjoro at the protected Charara National Park, Gatshe-Gatshe, near Lake Kariba, northwest Zimbabwe.
A local state of emergency has been declared in the municipality containing the small lakeside community of Ochre Beach on Lake Dauphin. The village is just 20 miles east of Dauphin Manitoba.