The ecological costs of huge, repetitive, high-severity wildfires on ecosystems could be colossal.
Russia's cabinet resigned Wednesday, and it looked like an unexpected move. But a Russia scholar says it is part of a plan by leader Vladimir Putin to maintain power after he leaves office.
As well as a stark warning about climate change, the disaster underlines the importance of wildlife monitoring.
The charred remains of root vegetables found at Border Cave help us understand how early humans survived and thrived.
Since President Donald Trump took office, Iranians have held a more unfavorable view of the US.
Declining US involvement in The Horn would leave a vacuum that others can fill.
Puerto Rico's January earthquakes came after many foreshocks and have been followed by numerous aftershocks. Scientists are studying these sequences to improve earthquake forecasting.
The downing of Flight PS752 suggests Iran’s missile technology has grown increasingly sophisticated. But its ability to responsibly control that technology has not.
Flight PS752 is more than just a terrible tragedy. It's also revealed the potential future costs of Iran's irresponsibility.
We found about 300 suspicious Twitter accounts, which we suspect included a high proportion of bots and trolls pushing the #ArsonEmergency narrative.
As Australia picks up the pieces after the fires, we must understand the unique grief Aboriginal people experience from a loss of country.
Ten years after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, the country is still struggling to recover and remains vulnerable to natural disasters.
China's social credit system has been described as a 'dystopian nightmare straight out of Black Mirror' but many citizens think it will help fight fraud and bring about a better society.
Boris Johnson or Jeremy Corbyn? Who would Vladimir Putin want to see in Downing Street and why?
A number of things may have gone wrong when researchers edited Chinese twins Lulu and Nana's genome. Either way, the failed experiment is a cautionary tale for us all.
There's little hope as we head into 2020 that Israel will negotiate in good faith with Palestinian leaders. Yet Israel will never be safe from attack until it does so.
In the United States, presidential candidates are discussing reparations for the descendants of enslaved men and women.
French rail transport is grinding to a halt. Teachers, truck drivers, lawyers and judges are also threatening to strike indefinitely.
Newly discovered extinct ape Danuvius has some human-like features, but that doesn't mean it could walk like us.
Is your makeup making you sick?