"Fraidy cat" isn't the way most people think of mountain lions, but when it comes to encounters with humans, perhaps they should.
Major oil producers, including for the first time ExxonMobil, expressed support on Tuesday for a new US carbon tax, which could help cut emissions despite President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.
A lot of money goes unspent in the online world for a simple reason: Shoppers can't remember their passwords.
Letters written by Albert Einstein about God, Israel and physics fetched nearly $210,000 at a Jerusalem auction Tuesday, with the highest bid going to a missive about God's creation of the world.
When it comes to getting airplanes off the ground in broiling weather, it's not the heat or the humidity. It's the air density.
The Yosemite toad (Anaxyrus canorus) is a rare species found exclusively in California's Sierra Nevada. While its range encompasses hundreds of miles, spanning five national forests and two national parks, the livelihood ...
As Interstate 10 snakes through the mountains and toward the golf courses, housing tracts and resorts of the Coachella Valley, it crosses the dusty slopes of the San Gorgonio Pass.
When Jeff Bezos first launched Amazon.com in 1994, he gave himself a 30 percent chance of success - slightly better than the 1 in 10 odds for internet startups.
Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart.
The first day of summer brought some of the worst heat the Southwest U.S. has seen in years, forcing flights to be canceled, straining the power grid and making life miserable for workers toiling in temperatures that reached ...