Get ready for another busy hurricane season, maybe unusually wild, federal forecasters say. Their prediction calls for 13 to 20 named Atlantic storms, 7 to 11 that strengthen into hurricanes and 3 to 6 that become major hurricanes. (May 23)
Carol Clayton of Takoma Park, Maryland is the mother of a 14-year-old Boy Scout. She says the Boys Scouts of America should allow gay scouts and leaders. (May 23)
On Friday, SeaWorld Orlando opens its "Antarctica _ Empire of the Penguin" attraction. With a ride, restaurants and 250 live penguins, it's the largest expansion in the park's history. (May 23)
Weather forecasters are predicting another busy Atlantic hurricane season. The storms will get their names from an alphabetical list of 21 names: WHAT NAMES ARE ON THE LIST? Andrea, Barry, Chantal, Dorian, Erin, Fernand, Gabrielle, Humberto, Ingrid, Jerry, Karen, Lorenzo, Melissa, Nestor, Olga, Pablo, Rebekah, Sebastien, Tanya, Van and Wendy. ...
President Barack Obama announced a renewed push to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba, including lifting a moratorium on prisoner transfers to Yemen. (May 23)
A new study has determined for the first time just how quickly frogs and other amphibians are disappearing around the United States, and the news is not good. The U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday that populations of frogs, salamanders and toads have been vanishing from places where they live at ...
In a wide-ranging national security speech, President Barack Obama was interrupted several times by a woman urging the immediate closing of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp. (May 23)
Declaring America at a "crossroads" in the fight against terrorism, President Barack Obama on Thursday revealed clearer guidelines for the use of deadly drone strikes. (May 23)
A German auctioneer is selling one of Apple, Inc.'s original 50 computers on Saturday. The Apple I computer is with a black and white monitor and original tape deck is expected to sell for upwards of $250,000. (May 23)
How sweet it isn't: Scientists find how some cockroaches resist the sugary lure of poisons. It turns out glucose activates taste nerves that tell the brain 'yuck!' instead of 'yum.' (May 23)