- Guilty plea for NYC man who smuggled rhino horns Updated: Dec-05-13 8:49 pm
- Suspect in 8 killings in Mexico held on $1M bond Updated: Dec-05-13 7:43 pm
- E. Ore. feeder readies for elk to head downhill Updated: Dec-05-13 6:11 pm
- Unusual number of Arctic snowy owls seen in US Updated: Dec-05-13 5:36 pm
- Officials: 35 pilot whales moving in deeper water Updated: Dec-05-13 5:30 pm
- Report shows Maine wind farms' impact on wildlife Updated: Dec-05-13 5:01 pm
- Black widow found in grapes in Bismarck Updated: Dec-05-13 4:58 pm
- Proposal reignites passions over Mexican wolves Updated: Dec-05-13 4:39 pm
- Investment firm wins auction for SD beef plant Updated: Dec-05-13 4:15 pm
- Walker presides over tree lighting ceremony Updated: Dec-05-13 2:18 pm
- New $4.5M lab battles to save Devil's Hole pupfish Updated: Dec-05-13 2:06 pm
- Bear suspected in attack is euthanized Updated: Dec-05-13 12:49 pm
- Medical marijuana question before Supreme Court Updated: Dec-05-13 12:38 pm
- Vt. testing deer samples to test for EEE virus Updated: Dec-05-13 11:46 am
- Review: Mario back on the prowl in '3D World' Updated: Dec-05-13 9:49 am
- Houston-area toddler killed by falling branch Updated: Dec-05-13 9:26 am
- Yakima council upholds ban on pit bulls Updated: Dec-05-13 9:02 am
- Park near Forest City closing during deer seasons Updated: Dec-05-13 8:40 am
- Police: Pine tree pilfered in fraternity pledging Updated: Dec-05-13 7:58 am
- Ban on deer-dog hunting in Kisatchie is upheld Updated: Dec-05-13 6:45 am
- Dead dolphins wash up on Florida beaches Updated: Dec-05-13 5:58 am
- Growing trend for 2014: Orchid as top color Updated: Dec-05-13 12:19 am
- Shark chases Maui fishermen near fatal bite site Updated: Dec-04-13 7:37 pm
- Jamaica scientist launches medical marijuana firm Updated: Dec-04-13 7:07 pm
- Drowned polar bear scientist gets $100k settlement Updated: Dec-04-13 6:13 pm
NEW YORK - A New York City antiques dealer has pleaded guilty to conspiracy for smuggling artifacts made from rhinoceros horns from the U.S. to China.
SACRAMENTO, California - A man sought in the killing of eight Mexican municipal government officials 13 years ago is being held on $1 million bail in California on marijuana-cultivation charges while authorities sort out their next step.
BAKER CITY, Oregon - The elk aren't hungry enough yet to need, or indeed to be interested in, Eddie Miguez's handouts.
ALBANY, New York - Snow-white owls with luminous yellow eyes are thrilling bird-watchers as the magnificent birds set up winter residence at airports, fields and beaches far south of their normal Arctic range.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Florida - Pods of 35 pilot whales slowly swam Thursday into deeper water off Florida's southwest coast, raising optimism that the strandings of whales on Everglades National Park beaches may soon end on a positive note.
AUGUSTA, Maine - The state can harness its significant wind resources for power and achieve its ambitious wind goals while also protecting its wildlife, according to a new report from one of its top wildlife conservation advocacy organizations.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Bismarck's Environmental Health Division says a black widow spider has been found in grapes purchased at a store.
PINETOP, Arizona - A regional official with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the limited area set aside in New Mexico and Arizona for recovery of the Mexican gray wolf is tying the agency's hands.
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - A San Francisco-based investment banking firm on Thursday submitted the winning $44.3 million credit-and-cash bid for an idled South Dakota plant during a bankruptcy court auction in Sioux Falls.
MADISON, Wisconsin - After two lighting ceremonies, the lights of the Wisconsin state Capitol Christmas tree are now on for good.
LAS VEGAS - Three fish the color of a dingy dime, only smaller, hover near the bottom of tanks No. 6 and 7 at a new research facility 90 miles west of Las Vegas.
LONGWOOD, Florida - A bear that matched the description of one that injured a Florida woman who was walking her dogs has been captured and euthanized.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Supreme Court listened to 60 minutes of arguments Thursday over 74 words that could let voters decide whether to allow marijuana use for medical reasons.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont biologists will be testing more than 700 blood samples taken from deer and moose across the state this fall as part of an effort to track the virus that causes Eastern Equine Encephalitis.
While Sony and Microsoft are spending this holiday season asking video-game players to invest in the future - namely, their respective new consoles, the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One - Nintendo is reminding us of the great times it gave us in the past.
TOMBALL, Texas - Police say a toddler has died after a 20-foot tree branch fell on the girl's stroller and also left her mother hurt in a freak accident in the Houston area.
YAKIMA, Washington - A ban on pit bull dogs remains in effect in Yakima.
FOREST CITY, Iowa - Thorpe Park west of Forest City in northern Iowa will be closed to traffic during the upcoming shotgun deer seasons.
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - There's one less tree standing at the University of Michigan after what police say was part of a fraternity pledging activity.
ALEXANDRIA, Louisiana - The U.S. District Court has upheld the U.S. Forest Service's ban on hunting deer with dogs in the Kisatchie National Forest in a ruling on Nov. 27.
WILBUR-BY-THE-SEA, Florida - Dead bottlenose dolphins are continuing to wash up along beaches along Florida's east coast.
NEW YORK - Orchid is growing on us: A version of the purple hue is Pantone Inc.'s color of the year for 2014.
KIHEI, Hawaii - The state says a hungry shark chased two fishermen out of southwestern Maui waters in the area of a recent deadly shark attack.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - A prominent Jamaican scientist and entrepreneur is launching a company that aims to capitalize on medical marijuana, a growing global industry that he asserted Wednesday could be a boon for the island's chronically limping economy.
JUNEAU, Alaska - An Alaska scientist whose observations of drowned polar bears helped galvanize the global warming movement has retired as part of a settlement with a federal agency he says tried to silence him to protect its political goals.