2nd Orange Alligator Pops Up in the CarolinasFor the second time this month, a rust-colored alligator has turned up in the Carolinas.
19 Die Amid Apparent Winter Tornadoes, Other Storms in SouthA vast storm system that kicked up apparent tornadoes, shredded mobile homes and left other destruction scattered around the Southeast has claimed at least 19 lives during its two-day assault on the region.
Army Plans Dakota Access Oil Pipeline Environmental StudyThe Army says it's planning to study the potential environmental impact of routing the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline under the Missouri River in North Dakota, although a judge could stall the study.
Rescue Teams on Standby for Stranded Dolphins Off EvergladesRescue teams are on standby in case more dolphins are spotted in shallow waters off the western edge of Florida's Everglades.
Scientists: Moon Over the Hill at 4.51 Billion Years OldIt turns out the moon is older than many scientists suspected: a ripe 4.51 billion years old.
US Announces Polar Bear Plan; Critics Call it ToothlessThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released its plan Monday for the recovery of threatened polar bears, acknowledging it will take no direct action for addressing the primary threat — greenhouse gases that contribute to the decline of sea ice habitat.
NOAA Releases Plan for Alaska Endangered Beluga WhalesA federal plan for the recovery of an endangered Alaska beluga whale calls for a reduction in threats of high concern while scientists try to pinpoint what has kept the population from growing.
Diver Stung by Venomous Lionfish Off Florida is HospitalizedAuthorities say a diver is recovering in the hospital after being stung by a venomous lionfish off Florida's Atlantic coast near Boca Raton.
Volcano in Alaska Aleutian Islands Erupts AgainA volcano on a remote island in Alaska's Aleutian chain has erupted again, prompting an aviation alert.
Late-Season Tropical Storm Otto Forms in Southwest CaribbeanLate-season Tropical Storm Otto has formed in the southwestern Caribbean and forecasters say it could become a hurricane in the coming days.
2016 is Officially the Hottest Year Ever!It's getting hot in here and we have the proof.
Did a Cosmic Crash Heat Up Earth 56 Million Years Ago?Researchers have found evidence that a comet or space rock smashed into Earth 56 million years ago, perhaps setting off a massive warming that began around that time.