Archaeologists found an 1,800-year-old statue with carving so crisp that it seemed at first to be a garden ornament from the Victorian era.
A dwarf planet shows signs of stress and a distant galaxy wags a glowing blue tail.
Nearly one hundred of the big cats have died since the 2008 recession raised the value of gold, says National Geographic grantee Anthony Cummings.
The world’s countries have agreed to initiate a momentous shift away from fossil fuels. Who are the winners and losers? What are the surprises? And what does it all mean?
Rare video from Australia shows an eastern brown snake eating a carpet python.
Feared dead a few months ago, a silverback named Cantsbee has reappeared from the mist.
J2, the killer whale known as Granny, avoided being sold to a marine park in the 1960s and went on to lead a pod of orcas for another half century.
As Thomas Frieden prepares to leave office, he shared his hopes for the future and the health threats that still need to be addressed.
Orphaned as a cub, Cinderella is the first reintroduced Siberian tiger known to successfully breed in the wild, experts say.
Three states celebrate civil rights leader Martin Luther King and Civil War General Robert E. Lee on the same day. Here’s why.