Many people were shocked last week by news of the planned talks between the leaders of the United States and North Korea.
What started as a music festival in the 1980s has become an event that is much bigger and harder to define.
Studies have shown that a good night’s rest helps us stay healthy, both mentally and physically.
Wildlife biologists in the U.S. state of Alaska are collecting genetic material from moose in an attempt to get a correct count of the big animals.
Seven Buddhist religious workers from the village of Sindhukot in Nepal are trading in their robes for running shoes.
Astronomers have observed what they believe is the formation of the universe 13.6 billion years ago, when the earliest stars were just starting to shine.
Rich cities around the world are largely responsible for greenhouse gas emissions, says a new study.
China is making plans to create a large protected space for one of its most famous creatures: the giant panda.
An Indonesian state Islamic university faced criticism this week after it barred female students from wearing full-face veils.
Eleven countries in the Pacific region have signed a major Asia-Pacific free trade agreement in Santiago, Chile.