Celebrating the solar eclipse: Special products, events

Companies are cashing in on the Great American Eclipse -- and consumers are all for it. Here are ways to celebrate the upcoming total solar eclipse around the U.S., including special drinks, doughnuts and travel.

Safety tips for the solar eclipse

The total solar eclipse will be seen Aug. 21 across the U.S. Whether you're in the path of totality or hope to take a peek at the partially eclipsed sun elsewhere, here's how to keep your eyes safe, according to NASA.

Science behind a solar eclipse

The moon's shadow falls across parts of North Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Here's an explainer about the science behind a solar eclipse.

Where to see the solar eclipse

On a single day in August, the sun will disappear behind the moon, and sky watchers in the eclipse's path across 14 states from Oregon to South Carolina will witness a total solar eclipse.