Summer Solstice News
'Midnight sun' phenomenon takes place in Alaska
Video shows a phenomenon known as "midnight sun" in Alaska; as the summer solstice approaches, the amount of daylight in the northern part of Alaska approaches a full 24 hours.
Burning Man: 30 Years in the Making
It was the summer solstice of 1986, and two friends on a beach in San Francisco decided to burn a man made of sticks. The wooden effigy stood at about 8-feet tall. About 35 people showed up to see what was going on. “Well it began spontaneously, as a playful impulse,” Larry Harvey, one of those two
Celebrities Square Off Against Chinese Dog Meat Festival
With the help of Hollywood celebrities including Matt Damon, Joaquin Phoenix and one of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, animal activists in the United States and China are rallying to stop a Chinese dog meat festival that began this week and will reportedly lead to the slaughter of thousands
'Strawberry Moon' Lights Up Sky in Rare Lunar Event
Summer arrived in style with a rare strawberry moon that illuminated the sky Monday night. The moon was low for much of the night and appeared to have an amber hue in some places due to atmospheric conditions. The strawberry name comes from the Algonquin Indians and refers to the relatively short
Scuba Diver Mike Zimmer's Camera Chomped On by Hungry Shark
Straight to the "Instant index." And a moment of some deep sea drama. The close encounter one scuba diver wasn't counting on. Diving off the coast of Jupiter, Florida, Mike zimmer here frolicking with some fish. Not to mention a few tiger sharks. Watch this -- one of them, loving that camera, comes
Charleston Church Members Return for Services In Wake of Deadly Shooting
ABC News' Phillip Mena reports the latest news from Charleston, South Carolina, and the afternoon's other top stories.
How Muslims Observe Ramadan in Areas Where the Sun Never Sets
During the holy month of Ramadan , Muslims typically fast from sunrise to sunset -- with fasting lengths varying depending on where you live. But for Muslims who live in the land of the "Midnight Sun," a small region north of the Arctic Circle where the sun remains visible at midnight or all day,
Alyssa Milano Leads NASCAR Celebrity League; US Take on Belgium at World Cup
Actress Pulls Ahead of Vanilla Ice, Florida Georgia Line in fantasy league.
Kelly Ripa Shares Photos From Her 'Perfect' European Vacation
Kelly Ripa recently returned from a two-week vacation to Europe, and does she have stories to tell. The "Live with Kelly & Michael" co-host, who was just honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame , returned to the show today and gushed about the trip she and her family took with the