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One Of 7 Northern White Rhinos Left In The World Dies In Kenya

Suni, a 34-year-old northern white rhino, was the first to be born in captivity and only one of two breeding males known to exist.

The Right Way To Complain About The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

There are plenty of things about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's induction process that are worthy of complaint, but the most common gripe isn't one of them.

Mars Probes Give Scientists Box Seats For Rare Comet Flyby

A "mountain-sized" comet known as Siding Spring will pass very close to the red planet, where orbiters from the U.S., Europe and India, hope to get close - but not too close to the action.

The Kissimmee: A River Recurved

In Florida, a key river is undergoing the largest environmental restoration effort in the world. But when complete, a looming water shortage means the river's waters still face an uncertain future.

Saudi Cleric's Death Sentence Focuses Shia Anger On Ruling Family

Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr spoke out on behalf of Saudi Shia demonstrating against government discrimination in 2011 and 2012. Protesters promise more unrest if Nimr is killed.

Liberians Wonder If Duncan's Death Was A Result Of Racism

Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian national, died of Ebola in an American hospital. But white American patients have survived. Some Liberians believe racism is the reason for Duncan's demise.

After A Flurry Of Literary Awards, A Book On The 'Wonder' Of Words

It's literary awards season. The Nobel, the National Book Awards shortlists, and the Man Booker Prize were all recently announced. Author Jason Sheehan recommends some reading on all this reading.

Saudi Cleric's Death Sentence Focuses Shia Anger On Ruling Family

Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr spoke out on behalf of Saudi Shia demonstrating against government discrimination in 2011 and 2012. Protesters promise more unrest if Nimr is killed.

America's Boo-It-Yourself Halloween Spirit

You've heard of recycling and upcycling, now there's boocycling making first-rate costumes from second-hand stuff.

Hurricane Gonzalo Hits Bermuda; Ana To Skirt Past Hawaii

In the British island territory, Gonzalo has wiped out power to roughly half of the island's 70,000 inhabitants.

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