Danielle Wiener-Bronner

Reuters

Glaciers in China Have Shrunk by 15 Percent in 30 Years

Glacial melt could lead to food shortages, according to scientists.

AP/Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor

Heroin Trade Through New York City Is the Highest It's Been in 20 Years

Officials have seized 786 pounds of heroin this year, the most since 1991.

Associated Press

Portland to Flush Reservoir After Teen Uses It as a Toilet

"Our customers don't anticipate drinking water that's been contaminated by some yahoo who decided to pee into a reservoir."

Associated Press

Apple's New Texting Idea Means You'll Never Have to Look Up from Your Phone Again

Goodbye eye contact.

Associated Press

Scary Photos of Today's Train Crash at Chicago's O'Hare Airport

Miraculously, no one was killed.

Associated Press

An Oil Spill Has Shut Down the Port of New Orleans

At least 26 vessels got caught in the "traffic jam."

Reuters

Detroit Museum Pledges $100 Million to Save Its Art Collection

It'll give the money to the city, to pay pensions.

Reuters

Detroit's Latest Plan for Financial Solvency Goes Bust

A judge rejected they city's proposal to offer gambling revenue as loan collateral.

Rueters

Private Donors Try to Save Detroit's Art Collection From Bankruptcy Auctions

Nine philanthropic foundations pledged $330 million in exchange for transferring ownership from the city.

Associated Press

The Polar Vortex's Latest Victims: Amtrak Passengers

The train ride from hell.

Reuters

Taiwan and D.C. Compete for the Most Adorable Baby Panda of the Day

The world's cutest face-off.

Reuters/Andrew Innerarity

New York Probably Will Lose Its (Population) Edge Over Florida

Florida is expected to edge out New York as the third most populous state in the 2013 census.

Associated Press

Detroit Is Officially Eligible for Bankruptcy

And its pensions could be cut, a judge has ruled.