Indonesian sustainable village project wins grand prize at social enterprise forum in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The unique approach of addressing civil society issues with design ingenuity won an Indonesian social enterprise organization the Grand Jury prize at this year’s Asi...

Data shows Israeli settlements boosted after Trump election

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's government went on a spending binge in its West Bank settlements following the election of President Donald Trump, according to official data obtained by The Associated Press...

Science Says: Why biodiversity matters to you

You may go your entire life without seeing an endangered species, yet the globe's biodiversity crisis threatens all of humanity in numerous unseen or unrecognized ways, scientists say. ...

Millennial Money: Are you robbing the Bank of Mom and Dad?

When Melanie Lockert graduated with a master's in performance studies in 2011, she was overwhelmed with student loans. Her many attempts to tap the Bank of Mom and Dad had failed. Sh...

Homeless shelter, looming IPOs have San Francisco on edge

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's renowned waterfront hosts joggers, admiring tourists and towering condos with impressive views. It could also become the site of a new homeless shelter for up to 2...

Warren national-monument pledge could appeal to Western Dems

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is headed to Utah on Wednesday after promising to restore broader public lands protections for two of the state's high-profile national monuments if elected pres...

Taiwan President welcomes Prime Minister of St. Kitts with military salute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The prime minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Timothy Sylvester Harris, is visiting Taiwan for the forth time from April 15 - 19, and he was welcomed with a 19-gun military...

Questions over coverage plague rural broadband expansion

There is a way around the notoriously sluggish internet in West Virginia. You just need a car and some time. Kelly Povroznik can tell you, when she happens to get a good signal. She ...

Finland's election topics: Climate change, welfare, aging

HELSINKI (AP) — Finns will be voting Sunday to fill the country's 200-seat Eduskunta parliament after a campaign that saw debates over the country's generous welfare model, its rapidly aging populatio...

Off the Seychelles, a dive into a never-seen landscape

ST. JOSEPH ISLAND, Seychelles (AP) — The submersible dropped from the ocean's surface faster than I had expected. With a loud "psssssss" the air escaped from the ballast tanks and the small craft sudd...

Cannabis capitalists scrutinize future of UK's fledgling industry

It's a Wednesday evening in the City of London, and a strange crowd is gathering in the offices of DLA Piper, a global corporate law firm. Listen closely and you can hear the creak of expensive sh...