After massacre, New Zealand leader shows resolve, empathy

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The attributes that helped Jacinda Ardern rise to become New Zealand's leader at age 37 include her optimistic outlook and bright personality. And she became an inspir...

Climate protests: First students, now adults march

PARIS (AP) — A day after worldwide student climate protests, families and activists are marching in France to force faster government action against global warming. One group gathere...

The Latest: Students in New Delhi protest for cleaner air

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on global climate protests by students (all times local): 8 a.m. In India's capital of New Delhi, schoolchildren are protesting inaction on...

Students worldwide skip class to demand action on climate

BERLIN (AP) — Students in more than 1,000 cities worldwide are planning to skip class Friday to take to the streets in protest over their governments' failure to act against global warming. ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. ETHIOPIA TO SEND PLANE'S BLACK BOX ABROAD The black box f...

UN: Environment is deadly, worsening mess, but not hopeless

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth is sick with multiple and worsening environmental ills killing millions of people yearly, a new U.N. report says. Climate change, a global major extinction of...

Photo of the Day: Taipei MRT train turned into melting glacier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To raise awareness for the coming Earth Hour event, a Taipei MRT train has been decorated to look like a 3D melting glacier, reported CNA. To mark Earth Hour, which is comin...

Young Seychelles researcher offered surprise, historic dive

ALPHONSE ATOLL, Seychelles (AP) — A young scientist from the Seychelles on Friday became the first known Seychellois to explore deep below scuba depth in the largely uncharted waters of her island nat...

Scientists begin exploring Indian Ocean depths in Seychelles

ALPHONSE ATOLL, Seychelles (AP) — An unprecedented mission to explore the Indian Ocean and document changes taking place beneath the waves began its research on Thursday, in Seychelles waters. ...

School lessons increasingly a target for climate skeptics

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — As climate change becomes a hotter topic in American classrooms, politicians around the country are pushing back against the scientific consensus that global warming is real and...

Scientists begin quest to explore Indian Ocean depths

VICTORIA, Seychelles (AP) — Scientists have set off early Wednesday on a mission to explore the depths of the Indian Ocean, one of the planet's last great unexplored frontiers. Here's a look at what t...

UK auto industry under siege as Brexit pressure escalates

LONDON (AP) — Gregory McDonald strides across the spotless factory floor at his company, Goodfish, glowing with pride. He plowed his life savings into the injection-molding equipment that churns out p...

Electrics, compacts and SUVs share stage at Geneva auto show

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Carmakers are hoping to give consumers a glimpse of the future at this year's Geneva auto show as they roll out new electric cars and try to re-energize an industry facing se...

German leader clarifies stance on student climate protests

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is making clear she supports students protesting around the world against global warming, following widespread criticism of comments seeming to suggest th...

Balmain celebrates trouble-makers in sexy Paris show

PARIS (AP) — Balmain celebrated rebellious trouble-makers at Paris Fashion Week Friday in a sexy show with spikes and studs, while Issey Miyake turned fashion design on its head with a fabric that can...