Chicago's Brookfield Zoo is trying to figure out why 54 stringrays died Friday. Veterinary staff said there was a drop in oxygen level at the zoo's Stingray Bay habitat, according to a statement posted Sunday on the zoo's Facebook page.
Paul James Lioy, an environmental scientist known for his analysis of the health effects of the dust produced by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, died this week after collapsing at Newark Liberty International Airport. He was 68.
A spokesperson for the Department of Environmental Management told CNN that a woman was injured when a possible explosion knocked her on to a rock at Salty Brine Beach in Rhode Island. At this time, the cause of accident has yet to be determined.
Nearly two weeks after the remains of a young girl were found along the rocky shoreline of Boston Harbor, more than 50 million people have seen or shared a computer-generated image of what she may have looked like in life.