| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:36 PM
ROMA - El crucero Costa Concordia, encallado desde enero de 2012 en la isla de Giglio (costa del Tirreno), es trasladado hoy hasta Génova, donde será desguazado por completo, confirmaron hoy los responsables de la operación.
"La nave parte hoy, ya...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Last fall, 29-year-old Fang Da, an entrepreneur and cycling enthusiast, suddenly found himself in the midst of a coughing fit after biking near his home in Hangzhou, in eastern China.
So he went to the Internet and started learning just how serious...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Two coalitions of environmental groups have filed three separate suits against the U.S. Forest Service, hoping to stop what the organizations say is the largest sale of old-growth timber in nearly a generation in America's largest national forest....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Delaying action on cutting greenhouse gas emissions that drive climate change could damage the U.S. economy, according to a report to be issued Tuesday by the White House's Council of Economic Advisers.
The council estimated that the eventual cost of...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Politicians stand on the podium in the lower house of Congress, waving signs and shouting, “Viva Mexico, THIEVES!” Outside, crowds demonstrate. The sessions drag on into the wee hours until an earthquake forces everyone to evacuate.
| Sep 19, 2014
| 11:55 AM
ExxonMobil has halted drilling on its platform in the Kara Sea and begun shutting down its $700-million joint venture with Russia's Rosneft energy giant to comply with U.S. sanctions that take effect next week, energy industry sources reported Friday....
| Sep 12, 2014
| 12:30 AM
The further adventures of Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno -- not that those are necessarily their real names -- are chronicled in "The Yes Men Are Revolting." The prankster activists here turn their imaginative shaming schemes toward those corporations...
| Sep 4, 2013
Most days, they are easy to spot. Wearing brightly colored vests, the canvassers stand on Chicago sidewalks, quick to pose a question to passers-by:
Do you have a minute for children in the developing world?
What might not be as easy to see is that...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:15 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Syrian government submitted an “initial disclosure” of its chemical weapons stockpiles to international inspectors Friday, the first step under a deal to eliminate the illicit poison gas program.
Experts at the Organization...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:56 AM
ROME -- After expressing frustration with the Roman Catholic Church’s focus on hot-button doctrinal issues, Pope Francis launched a stinging attack on abortion Friday, calling it the product of a “throwaway culture.”
| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:43 PM
SAO PAULO -- A Brazilian rancher has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for ordering the killing of U.S.-born nun and Amazon environmental activist Dorothy Stang in 2005.
It was the fourth time that Vitalmiro Bastos de Moura was tried in Brazil's...