NBA scores are going up, thanks to the three-pointer

Nearly all of the teams average more than 110 points per game and many players average more than 20.

University of Wisconsin joins colleges banning TikTok

The college told its 40,000 employees to stop using the social media platform.
  • 3 days ago

Animals inspire scientists to solve problems that humans face

Scientists at Syracuse University use their movement and behavior in technology.
  • 4 days ago

Jacinda Ardern steps down as New Zealand’s prime minister

She was the youngest female leader in the world when she was elected in 2017.
  • 4 days ago

Kids help scientists by taking part in medical trials

Improving asthma medicines or coronavirus vaccines takes testing.
  • 5 days ago

Lunar New Year photos from around the world

People in Asia, the Americas and Europe are among those celebrating Lunar New Year.
  • 6 days ago

When winter gets weird: Thundersnow, frost quakes and more

An expert explains some of the stranger events caused by weather that happen in winter.

Skier Mikaela Shiffrin could set new mark for World Cup wins

She recently tied Lindsey Vonn’s 82 Alpine skiing World Cup victories. With several races to go, she could challenge Ingemar Stenmark’s record of 86.

Scientists move seabirds in hopes of protecting the species

With rising ocean waters affecting Hawaii due to climate change, scientists are moving chicks to a new island hundreds of miles away
  • Jan 18

Four foods to enjoy during Lunar New Year

The Lunar New Year begins Sunday. Here are tasty ways to celebrate.
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Drawing up a storm

Kids show their vision of winter

Readers use their artistic skills to show the season's many variations.
  • Dec 13
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Lunar New Year photos from around the world

People in Asia, the Americas and Europe are among those celebrating Lunar New Year.
  • 6 days ago

Ancient Pompeii house shows what life was like before volcano erupted

After 20 years of work, the restored House of Vettii is ready to be viewed by the public.
  • Jan 11

At the Harbin Ice Festival, fun requires a long freeze

The annual festival in China features illuminated snow sculptures and many winter sports.

Pilot hurries to photograph the world’s glaciers

Glaciers are melting because of climate change. Garrett Fisher aims to help people remember them.
  • Dec 28

Santa Claus fits in world travels before big night

Saint Nicholas, or perhaps one of his helpers, has been spotted around the globe in weeks before Christmas.

Preparations for Ganesh Chaturthi are in full swing

The Hindu festival that celebrates the annual arrival of the god Ganesha to earth will begin Wednesday.
  • Aug 30

Canines catch waves at the 2022 World Dog Surfing Championship

Check out these four-legged surfing photos!
  • Aug 9