Winter Solstice News
NASA's Mars Opportunity Rover Sets Longevity Milestone With Assist From the Sun
The little rover that could just keeps chugging along on Mars . Opportunity, the solar-powered Mars rover that has exceeded its planned three-month life span, celebrated its 12th birthday this week as NASA gave a positive update on its status. In a blog post, NASA said the golf cart-sized
Expert Tips for the Right and Wrong Ways to Cheat on Your Diet
Winter's gone, but those five extra pounds remain. Dieting is on the minds of many as bathing suit season looms. But the thought of giving up your favorite high-calorie foods until the winter solstice isn't any fun -- and it turns out that you may not have to. Cheating, it seems, in an important
Day in Pictures: 12/22/14
Images from across the globe: Sandra the Orangutan to be freed from zoo, Cold Wave Hits Northern India, World's biggest lottery payoff in Spain, Winter Solstice at Stonehenge.
I Spent the Night in a Luxury Underground Doomsday Bunker
It’s easy to imagine the end of the world, especially if you work in the news business. So I leapt at the chance to spend the night at Raven’s Ridge in Kansas, a luxury condo development built in a decommissioned Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile silo. About that experience, more in a
The Social Climber: Beyoncé Ambushes Walmart Shoppers, J.K. Rowling Working on Harry Potter Play
quicklist:1 title: Beyoncé Ambushes Walmart Shoppers text: Attention Walmart shoppers! Beyoncé in aisle 3. Queen B's late night album drop last week wasn't the only surprise she had in store this holiday season. The platinum-selling Beyoncé dropped into a Walmart store in Tewksbury, Mass. to ambush
Today in Pictures: The End of the World, Winter Weather, and Sen. Daniel Inouye
A woman dressed as a unicorn watches the sun rise, as druids, pagans and revelers take part in a winter solstice ceremony at Stonehenge, Dec. 21, 2012 in Wiltshire, England. Predictions that the world will end today as it marks the end of a 5,125-year-long...
World Prepares for Final Days: Predictions and Celebrations
Leaders, states react to Mayan calendar prediction for the end of the world on Friday.
Hollywood Sign's Makeover Unveiled
From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the ...
Today in Pictures; Pakistan Bombing, Summer/Winter Solstice , Heat Waves, and a Horse
Lucas Olivo, 6, of Cheverly, Md., opens his mouth wide while running through a wall of water at Yards Park in Washington, June 21, 2012. Heat index values are expected to exceed 100 degrees across the northeast Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. (Jacquelyn...
Summer Solstice Coincides With Eastern Heat Wave
Longest Day of the Year, and D.C.'s 13th Day of Temperatures Higher Than 90