In 2016, our photographer visited the heavily guarded—and completely empty—parts of the 2,000-mile-long U.S.-Mexico border.
Launched in 1977, the twin probes will likely outlive the sun. Find out what star systems they’ll meet as they head deeper into the galaxy.
There’s much more to America’s holiday bird than white and dark meat.
This Veterans Day marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. It was during the war that National Geographic Society began producing original maps.
The practice wasn’t new in 1812. But a map in a newspaper gave it a name that stuck.
There are thousands of species that may not be around for long.
We’re definitely creeped out by this photo gallery.
The eerily gory waterfall is not in fact made of blood, and a new study shows just what gives it its unique color.
It’s no Halloween movie—some parasites hijack their hosts’ brains to make them act in horrific ways.
A pioneering lawsuit against the U.S. government won the right to a trial