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Dolphin Guides Stranded Whales Back to Sea

Posted: 03/21/2008 - A bottlenosed dolphin in New Zealand guided two pygmy sperm whales out to see after they got themselves stuck on a sandbar four times.

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Rising Rivers Mean More Midwest Flooding

Posted: 03/21/2008 - Flooding has already contributed to 16 confirmed deaths, but flooding is expected to continue as rivers continue to swell and pose a threat for flooding this weekend.

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Major California Quake Threat Increasing

Posted: 03/21/2008 - Geologists say the likelyhood a major earthquake along the Hayward Fault in the San Francisco Bay area is increasing. The last major earthquake on the fault was 140 years ago, and historical earthquakes along the fault have occurred 140 years apart.

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Star Explodes Halfway Across Universe

Posted: 03/21/2008 - A star that was about 40 times the size of our sun exploded nearly 7.5 billion lightyears away, vaporizing any planet that may have been nearby and setting the record for the most distant object seen from Earth by the naked eye.

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Mars Probe Finds Salt Deposits

Posted: 03/21/2008 - A spacecraft on Mars has uncovered what may have once been salt on the red planet, suggesting areas where oceans may have existed.

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Giant Marine Life Found In Antarctica

Posted: 03/21/2008 - Extra large marine life has been discovered in the Antarctic waters near New Zealand. Included in the find were jellyfish with 12-foot-long tentacles and sea stars that were 2-feet wide.

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Major Earthquake Hits China

Updated: 03/21/2008 - The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit China early Friday morning.

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6.0 Earthquake Hits Philippines

Posted: 03/20/2008 - A magnitude 6.0 earthquake hit near the Philippines just after 10 pm local time Thursday.

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Spacewalk To Test Repair Techniques

Posted: 03/20/2008 - The astronauts on the orbiting shuttle-station complex geared up Thursday for the fourth spacewalk of their mission, a high-profile test of a repair technique for repairing thermal tiles to prevent another disaster similar to Columbia.

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Forecasters Say Widespread Flooding Looms

Posted: 03/20/2008 - Government forecasters said Thursday that the floods washing over large parts of the Midwest are just a taste of things to come, with one meteorologist complaining about a jet stream "on steroids."

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Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

Posted: 03/19/2008 - Here are some things to think about to help keep your kids safe when they are socializing online.

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Seasons Springing Forward, Reports Show

Posted: 03/19/2008 - Some scientists say that some of nature's springtime events are happening earlier, and the cause may be global warming.

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Threat For Strong Storms Diminishing

Updated: 03/19/2008 - As thunderstorms approach the viewing area, conditions are becoming less likely that the storms will become severe. Even still, a few storms may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts at times as the line moves through late this afternoon and into the evening.

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Deaths Follow Severe Storms and Flooding

Updated: 03/19/2008 - Flooding has claimed more lives in parts of the country. Some areas have received as much as 10 inches of rain, and other areas have seen wind gusts of up to 100 mph.

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Spring Season Brings Lots of Pollen

Updated: 03/17/2008 - The pollen is here. For those of you with allergies, you've probably been feeling congested and run down.

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Somethin' Fishy with Salmon

Posted: 03/17/2008 - Wild salmon are vanishing along the Pacific coast, and rising prices may be in the fish's future if it is even still sold.

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Fear of Snakes Instinctive?

Posted: 03/17/2008 - Two University of Virginia researchers believe that humans are genetically predisposed to be deathly afraid of snakes.

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