Cambridge University ending fossil fuel investments

LONDON (AP) — The University of Cambridge said Thursday that it will kick all fossil fuel investments out of its portfolio within the next decade as part of a plan to end the emissions of greenhouse g...

Judge tosses case against CEO over plant fire during Harvey

HOUSTON (AP) — The case against the CEO of a chemical manufacturer on trial over a toxic fire at the company’s suburban Houston plant during Hurricane Harvey in 2017 ended Wednesday after the judge co...

2020 World Cleanup Day - Let's Keep Taitung Beautiful

TAITUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 30 September 2020 - World Cleanup Day (WCD) is the global social action volunteer program held in coordination with LET'S DO IT! on the 3rd Saturday of every Septemb...

Worldwide grief: Death toll from coronavirus tops 1 million

NEW DELHI (AP) — Joginder Chaudhary was his parents’ greatest pride, raised with the little they earned farming a half-acre plot in central India to become the first doctor from their village. ...

Global tea prices skyrocket by 50% amid COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The coronavirus pandemic is driving up prices of tea leaves on a global scale due to a drop in supply and increased consumption among people forced to work at home. The...

International group seeking info on Lake Champlain flooding

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — An international organization that is studying flooding in Lake Champlain in Vermont and upstate New York and along the Richelieu River that drains the lake into Quebec will be ...

Paris: 4 wounded in knife attack near ex-Charlie Hebdo site

PARIS (AP) — Four people were wounded in a knife attack Friday near the former offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, and two assailants are on the run, police said. ...

Trial on Harvey plant fire resumes after COVID-19 delay

HOUSTON (AP) — A trial in which a chemical manufacturer is facing charges over a fire at its suburban Houston plant during Hurricane Harvey that sent toxic smoke into the air in 2017 resumed on Thursd...

Mirrored depot will open Dutch museum's storage to public

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — All the paintings, sculptures and other works that grace museums and galleries around the world are the visible tip of a huge art iceberg. Most of the institutions only h...

Beta continues slow trek, bringing rain to several states

HOUSTON (AP) — A weakened Beta continued its slow trek across several Southern states on Wednesday, bringing rainfall to parts of Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi after having flooded homes and roa...

Storm heads to Tokyo area, residents urged to prepare early

TOKYO (AP) — A tropical storm in the Pacific Ocean is slowly approaching the Tokyo region Wednesday, and officials are urging residents to take precautions early from expected heavy rain and gusts. ...

Biggest unknown with Beta is how much rain it will bring

HOUSTON (AP) — Tropical Storm Beta made landfall on the upper Texas coast on Monday evening. The storm made landfall about 5 miles (8 kilometers) north of Port OÇonnor, Texas, with m...

Storm heading northward toward Japan packing winds, downpour

TOKYO (AP) — A tropical storm developing in the Pacific Ocean, was slowly sweeping toward Japan on Tuesday, threatening the main island of Honshu with heavy rainfall and harsh winds. ...

Greece: Storm death toll rises to 3, flood damage extensive

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A third person has been found dead in central Greece following extensive damage caused by a tropical-like storm over the weekend. Authorities said the body of a...

Tropical Storm Beta forecast to make landfall Monday

HOUSTON (AP) — Tropical storm conditions were expected to begin Monday morning in parts of Texas and Louisiana as Tropical Storm Beta slowly worked its way into a part of the country that's already be...