In a recent study, climate scientists learned that the amount of waste heat large global cities produce influences regional climates. Now, scientists are using the study to explain how the planet is warming.
Miami has always been a hub for Cuban ex-pats. But recently, a group of students from the island just arrived in Florida carrying student visas. It marks the first academic trip of its kind since the revolution started 50 years ago. With the island loosening travel restrictions, programs like this are now emerging.
The news about climate change comes rather like snowflakes in a blizzard-from all directions at once, and accumulating in such overwhelming amounts and impact that it can be hard to know where to start digging out [...]
For our Geo Quiz we're looking for a Canadian city getting a boost from Sandy. The city is known for its protected, deep water harbor on a tributary of the St Lawrence River. Can you name this Canadian city?
A multibillion-dollar expansion of the Panama Canal is proving a boon to scientists. The construction has revealed a trove of fossils, revealing a wide array of creatures that lived at the southern end of North America 20 millions years ago.
In the latest polls, Mitt Romney is back on top with time running out until Florida voters cast ballots on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Newt Gingrich and Romney are tangling over immigration, seeking to gain the upper hand.
Hispanics played a major role in deciding November's presidential election. And now, as President Barack Obama prepares to start his second term with an eye on immigration reform, many Hispanic activists are hoping to take that new power and put it to work.