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Four teachers sued Delta Air Lines on Friday alleging negligence for dumping jet fuel "like rain" in a densely populated area affecting them and their students.
Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg outlined a plan Friday to slash greenhouse gas emissions from transportation by making electric vehicles accessible to even low-income families and improving access to public transit. Freddie Joy
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has been steadily climbing in popularity this year and is now tied with former Vice President Joe Biden for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination among registered voters, according to a Reuters/Ipsos national poll. C
A federal appeals court on Friday threw out a lawsuit by children and young adults who claimed they had a constitutional right to be protected from climate change, in a major setback to efforts to spur the U.S. government to address the issue.
Shoreh Bayat is a referee at the Women's World Chess Championships, but she's accused of violating Iran's Islamic dress code during a match overseas. Now she tells Reuters that she's afraid to return to her homeland.
Greta Thunberg marched with thousands of climate activists in the western Swiss city of Lausanne on Friday (January 17), ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos next week.
Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk submitted his resignation on Friday after an audio leaked suggesting he had criticized President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.
The tropical Maldives may lose entire islands unless it can quickly access cheap financing to fight the impact of climate change, its foreign minister said.
In his first Friday prayer sermon for eight years, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said it's retaliatory missile strikes on U.S. targets in Iraq showed it had the support of God.
A study in the United States has found that heart rate and sleep data from wearable fitness tracker watches like the Fitbit can predict and alert public health officials to real-time outbreaks of flu more accurately than current surveillance methods.
Rising political star Shinjiro Koizumi will take two weeks off after the birth of his baby boy, paving the way for Japan's notorious workaholic fathers.
Thousands of volcano evacuees in the Philippines made a dash back home on Friday to retrieve their belongings. Local officials made the call to drop evacuation orders temporarily, fearing residents would struggle to get by without their possessions, especially livestock.
The face of drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" appears on one of the newest artisan beers in Mexico. His daughter, Alejandrina Guzman, is launching the El Chapo beer under her company brand, El Chapo 701.
Fahima Mirzaie defied social norms when she set up a dance school in Kabul last year. The 23 year-old teaches an ancient mystical form of dance that religious conservatives see as heretical.
The United States military said 11 of its troops were injured after an Iranian missile attack on an Iraqi base, with some sent to Germany or Kuwait for "follow-on screening". That's after initially saying no service members were hurt.
While his job will be ceremonial in nature, U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts will be a central figure in the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump and he may be called to weigh in on some key disagreements between Democrats and Republicans.
Three suspected members of a neo-Nazi group were in court on Thursday after the FBI arrested them for possessing a machine gun and planning to incite violence at a gun-rights rally in Virginia on Monday which is expected to draw thousands. Jillian Ki
Microsoft said on Thursday it aims to remove more carbon from the atmosphere than it emits by 2030 and that by 2050, it hopes to have taken out enough to account for all the direct emissions the company has ever made.
Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg will blitz Iowa before the state kicks off the party's nominating contest on Feb. 3, while their key rivals will be stuck in Washington as Senate jurors in Republican President Donald Tr