El Hierro, the most remote of Spain's Canary Islands, used to import thousands of tons of diesel each year. Now a new power plant will let the island run entirely on renewable energy.
Last month, ISIS terrorized a village, slaughtering the men and kidnapping the young women to force into marriages. On young woman's sisters gave her the courage to escape.
In Detroit, Cody High School's football team was always the visitor. On Friday, they dedicated their new field with a game that honored its name.
The dissident Chinese artist uses San Francisco's former island prison to contrast themes of freedom and restriction.
A U.S. probe cost $637 million to get to Mars; an Indian mission cost about a tenth as much. There are at least a few reasons why, both teams agree — starting with the differing shapes of each orbit.
Federal funds are supporting two different disaster-prevention approaches — coastal retreat, or people leaving flood zones, and coastal defense, or building infrastructure to protect at-risk areas.
In one coastal community, some residents are trying to get manatees off the endangered species list. But manatee advocates say the sea cows, threatened by ecotourism, need more protection, not less.
This week, the CDC predicted there could be tens of thousands of Ebola cases if the disease is not controlled soon. Author Alaya Dawn Johnson turns to a favorite novel for wisdom amid this epidemic.
When the 23-year-old Sierra Leonean tells patients to follow their doctors' orders and to keep fighting, they really listen.
The former Fed employee recorded 46 hours of meetings using a small device on her keychain. The concern, says ProPublica reporter Jake Bernstein, is the Fed may be too cozy with banks it oversees.