NASA captures video of a significant flare surging off the sun.
A Reuters investigation found that the Chesapeake Bay watershed is experiencing the fastest rate of sea level rise on the eastern seaboard, and whether or not residents accept the science of climate change, they cannot deny the water coming up around them.
Images from around the world for the month of August 2014, including the crisis in Ukraine, protests in Ferguson, Missouri, West Africa's Ebola outbreak, the Gaza offensive and other moments of everyday life.
Reuters correspondent Andrew RC Marshall visited the Natuna archipelago in Indonesia, a sleepy island chain and possible flash point in the regional ownership of the South China Sea.
Wikimedia, the owner of Wikipedia, is embroiled in a legal debate over the copyright of a picture showing a monkey taking a ''selfie.''