Greenland's massive ice sheet is accelerating its slide toward the ocean because bigger surface melts in recent years are softening the interior of the ice like a stick of butter, a new study finds. Full story
Updated at 9:30 a.m. ET. A mysterious Viking sundial found in Greenland may have helped the ancient mariners sail at the same north-south latitude across the Atlantic, new research suggests. Full story
A new study published in ‘Science’ found the ice in Greenland is melting five times faster than in the early 90s, part of what accounts for a 20 percent rise in sea level over the past two decades. NBC’s Anne Thompson reports.
Greenland’s receding ice has exposed vast deposits of valuable minerals and new opportunities for an island in economic decline.
Ezra Klein shares NASA imagery showing the sudden and dramatic melting of Greenland's ice sheet.
A tourist rides out the waves in this YouTube video as he captures the moment an iceberg breaks off a glacier in Greenland. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.
A small town is remembering Michael Maloney, the beloved police chief who was gunned down just two days before he was to retire. NBC’s Michelle Franzen reports on the latest and whether the killing of police officers is becoming a worrying trend.
ILULISSAT, GREENLAND - JULY 23: A full moon is seen over an iceberg that broke off from the Jakobshavn Glacier on July 23, 2013 in Ilulissat, Greenland. As the sea levels around the globe rise, researchers affilitated with the National Science Foundation and other organizations are studying the ph