Rain showers benefit Montana agriculture, but severe weather is another story. Storms should not be taken lightly, as some North Texan residents learned first hand Wednesday evening.
Alaska's remote Pavlof Volcano has been shooting lava hundreds of feet into the air, but its ash plume is thinning and is no longer making it dangerous for airplanes to fly nearby.
Chicken connoisseurs in North Carolina's capital city are holding their annual tour of backyard pens, part of a national movement of backyard poultry farming.
It took an international production starring a Puerto Rican and a Frenchman to bring the Native American tale "Jimmy P.: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian" to the big screen.
A meteoroid struck the surface of the moon recently, causing an explosion that was visible on Earth without the aid of a telescope, NASA reported Friday.
Generations of physicists have claimed that time is an illusion. But not all agree.
The Alaska Volcano Observatory said Thursday a continuous cloud of ash, steam and gas from Pavlof Volcano has been seen 20,000 feet above sea level.
Researchers at the University of Texas are warning that the invasive species from South America has the potential to change the ecological balance in the southeastern United States, largely because the ants can wipe out colonies of what's been widely considered the insect villain of the region, the fire ant.
The organic food industry is gaining clout on Capitol Hill, prompted by rising consumer demand and its entry into traditional farm states.
The House and Senate Agriculture Committees have laid the groundwork this week for reducing the size of the federal food stamp program, approving farm bills that would shrink the food aid and alter the way people... The House and Senate Agriculture Committees have laid the groundwork this week for reducing the size of the federal food stamp ... (more)
Until January, slaughterhouses across Poland - a deeply Catholic nation - were the unlikely venues for the Islamic and Jewish slaughter of animals, which in both religions involves a swift cut to the throat of a conscious animal and death by bleeding.
Anyone expecting a broad overhaul of Japan's economy that would remove barriers to competition will likely be disappointed when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe launches his "Third Arrow" policy next month, but those with more modest expectations may be pleased.
As the weather finally warms up, you are probably seeing more and more kids on bikes, and ATVs.
The House Agriculture Committee on Wednesday approved a sweeping farm bill that would trim the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program.
By KELLI KENNEDY Associated Press Federal health officials say they will propose Thursday to overhaul federally funded child care centers across the country, beefing up safety standards including... By KELLI KENNEDY Associated Press Federal health officials say they will propose Thursday to overhaul federally funded child care centers across the ... (more)