Despite potential hazards, elite endurance athletes appear to live longer than their contemporaries, a study in the European Heart Journal has found.
Researchers gathered mortality information on... Read More
Lindsey Vonn returned to the snow Saturday for the first time since her crash at the world championships in February, where she tore her ACL and MCL and suffered a fractured tibial plateau in her... Read More
Scientists researching climate change have inadvertently discovered one of the world's biggest canyons beneath the ice sheets of Greenland. Carved out by a river more than four million years ago,... Read More
Over 4,800 firefighters are now battling the Rim fire in and around Yosemite National Park. An additional 300 firefighters were sent to fight the blaze on Thursday. The wildfire threatens the power... Read More
Drivers in Washington, D.C., are officially the most dangerous in the country. Washington residents go only 4.8 years between accidents, crashing twice as frequently as the national average, a... Read More
Construction at North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's first "world-class" ski resort, the Masik Pass Skiing Grounds, has been delayed by torrential rains this summer and the refusal of the Swiss... Read More
Officials in Washington announced Tuesday their plans to seek the 2024 Summer Olympics. They hope to bring the Games to one of the few major capital cities never to have hosted the event.
"We will... Read More
The wildfire blazing near Yosemite has entered the park and now threatens the power and water supply for millions in the San Francisco Bay area. As of Monday morning, the blaze is only 15 percent... Read More
With federal funds rapidly evaporating, the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center will be closed by 2014. Officials plan to euthanize hundreds of tortoises they've been caring for since the species... Read More
After coming under pressure from the National Football League, ESPN has pulled out of an investigative project centered on head injuries with "Frontline," The New York Times reports. Both ESPN and... Read More
As massive fires sweep through Portugal, a helicopter crew has resorted to filling their bucket from a local pool to fight the flames.
Portugal has requested help from Spain and France as fires... Read More
The Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF) confirmed Tuesday that there were no positive doping tests during the 2013 Tour de France. In total, the UCI and French Anti-Doping Agency carried out a... Read More
Oscar Pistorius was indicted Monday on the charge of murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp in February. His trial date was announced as March 3 of next year, giving his legal team over six... Read More
A 16-year-old surfer has been hospitalized after being attacked by a shark Sunday afternoon off the Big Island of Hawaii. His condition remains unclear, though reports note that he was bitten on... Read More