A massive wild fire that started last Wednesday in Northern California grew quickly to 60,000 acres Monday, according to California’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection website. So far, it’s only 12 percent contained.
Tens of thousands of spectators gathered today to watch an annual pony swim, now in its 90th year, from Assateague Island to Chincoteague Island on Virginia's eastern shore.
By Kathleen McCleery
At 5:29:45 a.m. Mountain Time on July 16, 1945, a 19-kiloton explosion was set off that would portend the end of World War II. Today, the site of the world’s first atomic bomb test is a National Historic Landmark. The…
Dadaab in Kenya is the world’s largest refugee camp. With more than 350,000 people -- the population of New Orleans proper -- it’s more like a little city.
By Corinne Segal
Five years ago, photographer Laurel Golio and journalist Diana Scholl launched a mission to tell as many young LGBTQ people's stories as possible.
By Cathy Zhao
The three-day celebration of Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, a holy fasting month.
Back in the 1970s, the National Dance Institute was Jacques d'Amboise's fledgling project. Today, it educates thousands of students each week. See snapshots from its early days.
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe
Thousands of women still search for the remains of their relatives 20 years after the genocide in Srebrenica, Europe's worst massacre since World War Two.
Typhoon Chan-hom, packing winds of up to 110 miles per hour, hit the southeast coast of China in Zhejiang province Saturday morning, forcing more than a million people to evacuate coastal cities.
“Knowing today that my gay friends in Texas can get married gives me shivers" and more reaction from the steps of the Supreme Court after historic ruling.
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