Moments before starting the final game of his stellar 20-year career in the NBA, Kobe Bryant was described as "the greatest" ever to wear the purple and gold by fellow Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson.
A strange cloud of disturbed silt in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Panama unexpectedly led marine biologists to an incredible sight: thousands of red crabs close to the sea bottom that were "swarming like insects."
Now that the Golden State Warriors have set the NBA record for most wins during a regular season, the team must grapple with an even bigger challenge: winning a second consecutive championship.
The United States on Thursday revealed for the first time that American ships have started conducting joint patrols with the Philippines in the South China Sea, a somewhat rare move not done with many other partners in the region.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Wednesday that his proposed wall across the U.S.-Mexico border would be completed within two years.
The Islamic State Wednesday featured several prominent Moderate Muslims on a hit list in its terror magazine, including top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin.
President Obama touted the U.S.-led coalition’s air campaign against the Islamic State Wednesday, even as political turmoil in Iraq and flares of violence in Syria threaten to jeopardize hard-fought gains.
Scientists have found the oldest-known manmade evidence of an exoplanetary system— and it’s been sitting in a basement for almost a century on a piece of glass.