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Pacific walruses affected by Arctic climate change (AP Images)

Photo of the day: Walruses face an uncertain future

What would you do if your home melted? It happened to these Pacific walruses, when rising Arctic temperatures liquified their icy abode. The 35,000...
A man in a suit stand with a baseball behind his backvideo

Make the perfect pitch…and get your business into the big leagues

A lot of people have good ideas, but it takes more than ideas to start a business. You need money. That’s why knowing how...
Justice Thurgood Marshall

Marshall breaks racial barrier as first U.S. Supreme Court black justice…on...

A major civil rights activist and noted jurist, Justice Thurgood Marshall became the first African American to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court and...
Elephants killed to feed illegal ivory trade

Killed for their tusks, elephants could be extinct in 100 years

The numbers tell an alarming story. More than 60 African elephants were slaughtered every day in 2012 to feed the illegal ivory trade. Within...
Beyonce sings the U.S. national anthem at President Obama's inauguration in 2013video

Five singers, one anthem. Who rocks it best?

"The Star-Spangled Banner" is notoriously hard to sing, but these stars nailed it. Which is your favorite? Beyoncé Knowles, 2013 http://youtu.be/Z-DSFrGnQrk?t=52s Beyoncé Knowles’ dynamic performance of the...
An image that promotes an open Internet by depicting the globe wrapped in the text, "The Internet belongs to everyone."video

The Internet belongs to everyone, let’s keep it that way [video]

Every day, everywhere, people surf the Internet not knowing that this free and open resource is under threat. What would happen if it were...
Kennedy and Nixon speak before their presidential debate

First TV debate revolutionizes political campaigning…on this day

On September 26, 1960, television emerged as the decisive medium for voters trying to decide which presidential candidate to support. Then-Senator John F. Kennedy...
Israeli-Palestinian music group Heartbeat plays a showvideo

Arabic rhythms and klezmer beats help these musicians understand the other...

“Bukra fil mishmish” is an Arabic expression that roughly means “tomorrow will never come.” With Israeli-Palestinian relations difficult after the recent conflict in Gaza,...
Obama speaks to U.N General Assemblyvideo

Obama tells world leaders – ‘We choose hope over fear’

In an address to the annual meeting of the U.N. General Assembly, President Obama linked the challenges of aggression in Europe, terrorist brutality in...