On Wednesday, Hurricane Maria crashed across the entire U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, making landfall with winds approaching 150 mph (240 kph).
The United Nations Refugee Agency now reports that more than 420,000 people have fled the violence in Burma since August 24.
On September 19, 2017, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Mexico City, rattling skyscrapers and sending millions into the streets.
Yellowstone, now 145 years old, was the first national park established in the world.
On Friday, a judge in St. Louis found Jason Stockley, a white former St. Louis police officer, not guilty of first-degree murder in the death of a black man named Anthony Lamar Smith.
Hurricanes Jose and Irma, an earthquake in Mexico, Cassini’s grand finale above Saturn, and much more
Finalists from the annual photo competition produced by the Natural History Museum in London
Days after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc across the Caribbean and several U.S. states, government officials and residents are beginning to assess the widespread damage, pick up the pieces, and figure out their next steps.
As Hurricane Irma, now a tropical storm, moves out of Florida, images of the destruction left behind are beginning to appear.
On September 8, Hurricane Irma made landfall on Cuba as a destructive Category 5 storm, slowly spinning along its northern coast for hours.
Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, an earthquake in Mexico, wildfires across the western U.S., a frightening "Super Monster Wolf" in Japan, and much more.
While Hurricane Irma appears set on a possible path toward southern Florida, the Category 5 storm has already left a trail of destruction across parts of the Caribbean.
Ethiopia is home to more than 100 million people and is composed of wildly varying landscapes and an incredible diversity of ethnic and religious groups.
On September 15, 2017, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will take its final measurements and images as it plunges into Saturn’s atmosphere at 77,000 miles per hour, burning up high above the cloud tops.