• Over a month after toxic slurry from a major copper mine sickened scores of people in one of Peru's highland communities, villagers complain that the mining company and the government have done little to help

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 6:30 AM EST
  • Veterinarians fed fish drinks to five rescued pilot whales Sunday and kept a close eye on them, trying to nurse the mammals back to health so they can one day return to the ocean.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 5:30 AM EST
  • Floodwaters from Isaac receded, power came on and businesses opened Friday ahead of the holiday weekend, the beginning of what is certain to be a slow recovery for Louisiana.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 2:30 AM EST
  • Twin satellites rocketed into orbit Thursday on a quest to explore Earth's treacherous radiation belts and protect the planet from solar outbursts.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 11:00 PM EST