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Amid Harvey rescues, Houston officer's body recovered

<b>Houston (CNN) —</b> Exhausted and drenched in filthy floodwater, weary emergency workers and volunteers scrambled to save the latest wave of Tropical Storm Harvey's victims, amid ongoing flash flood warnings and the threat of continuing rainfall.<p>One of the victims was Sgt. Steve Perez, a veteran …

Extreme Weather

“The Simpsons” can’t survive this: Harry Shearer is the soul of Springfield — if he leaves, fans will follow

He doesn’t just voice Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, and other Springfield denizens — he brings them to life<p>So. It’s come to this. In the back of our heads, we knew that it had to be this way. We were naive to think that FOX would put the show out of its misery before we had to cross this bridge. But …


What's in the Iran deal?

President Barack Obama said that the framework agreement announced Thursday between Iran and six world powers is a “good deal” that will increase Iran’s nuclear breakout time from around two to three months to more than a year.<p>But, of course, the devil’s in the details. Here they are, according to …

Nuclear Energy

The 24 Most Adorable Kids Halloween Costumes

As we continue on the hunt for the perfect Halloween costume, we turn our attention to adorable costumes for kids. Little ones have it pretty good in the costume department, mostly because they can turn even the more grown-up costumes (read: Lady Gaga or Edward Scissorhands) into absolute cuteness. …


‘Humans of New York’ Documents the Colorful Lives of the City’s Residents

In a new book, 'Humans of New York,' photographer Brandon Stanton curates his vibrant portraits of New Yorkers on the city’s streets.<p>In 2008, Brandon …

baby giraffe doing his thing.

No throwback tag for us, just an old photo of @tajamos enjoying the ocean. Photo: @johnrespondek

NY State Parks & Historic Sites

Lukas Farlan Photography

Photograph Lukas Farlan offers us snapshots of incredible beauty. Particularly good for capturing landscapes, the artist living in Italy comes with a …


Absolutely Stunning Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Mauritius is an island nation officially called the Republic of Mauritius, or in French, <i>République de Maurice</i>, located in the Indian Ocean about …


21 Glorious Photos of Double Rainbows Around the World

<b>Toroweap, Grand Canyon, Arizona</b><p>For many photographers, taking a picture of the elusive double rainbow is a rare and unexpected treat. Not only do you have to be at the right place at the right time, you need to have your camera on hand so that you don't miss nature's colorful show. As photographer …

Lake Superior

Heartwarming Elephant Photography

A couple of weeks ago we've featured a fantastic set of giraffe photographs, and people really liked it. Nature is fulfilled with lovely animals, so …


Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …