Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Striding through garbage and abandoned fuel installations on an island in Rio de Janeiro's polluted Guanabara Bay, Brazilian ecologist Sergio Ricardo comes to an unexpected conclusion: "It's a miracle."
Monday, November 23, 2015
The torrent of mud and toxic mineral waste that buried a Brazilian village earlier this month has reached the Atlantic Ocean after a long passage down the Doce river, officials said.
For a few transgender Americans, this has been a year of glamour and fame. For many others, 2015 has been fraught with danger and mourning.
Donald Trump on Saturday tried to back away from his support for a government database to track Muslims in the United States, an idea that drew sharp rebukes from his Republican U.S. presidential rivals and disbelief from legal experts.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
U.S. officials rushed to defend President Barack Obama's signature health care reforms Friday after the country's largest insurer said it might pull out due to large financial losses.
Four civilians, including possibly a child, were "likely" killed in a U.S. airstrike against an Islamic State group checkpoint in Iraq in March, an investigation released Friday found.
Never mind the sharks or the swirling ocean debris that await him, Benoit Lecomte is counting the days until his long-distance swim from Tokyo to San Francisco -- to raise awareness of environmental threats in the Pacific.
The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a French-sponsored resolution Friday vcalling on all nations to redouble and coordinate action to prevent further attacks by Islamic State terrorists and other extremist groups.
U.S. filmmaker Michael Moore is opening his home in Michigan to Syrian refugees, in a rebuke to the state's governor who said he would turn away refugees in the wake of the Paris attacks.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama said he would raise democracy and free-speech concerns with Malaysia's leader Friday as he seeks to strike a balance with a country Washington is courting as a regional ally.