Environment

Ford to offer incentives to scrap older cars

Aug 22, 2017

Ford is offering car buyers in Britain a 2,000-pound ($2,570) incentive to trade in older vehicles for newer, less polluting models.

Dubai arrests man for hiding 5.7M pills in sheep intestines

Aug 22, 2017

A newspaper in Dubai is reporting a man has found himself in a legal mess after allegedly trying to smuggling 5.7 million amphetamine pills into the sheikhdom inside sheep intestines

Where's the kelp? Warm ocean takes toll on undersea forests

Aug 22, 2017

Kelp forests are critical to the fishing industry but are disappearing around the world

Appeals court revives suit over US military base in Japan

Aug 21, 2017

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit that seeks to block construction of a U.S. military base in Okinawa, Japan

Australia's tour match in Bangladesh canceled after flooding

Aug 21, 2017

Australia's two-day tour match against a Bangladesh XI has been canceled because of concerns over contaminated water following recent flooding at the ground

10 sailors missing in collision between US warship, tanker

Aug 21, 2017

At least 10 U.S. sailors are missing after the USS John S. McCain collided with a tanker east of Singapore, the second accident involving a ship from the Navy's 7th Fleet in two months

Zoo gorilla dies of cancer, days after constipation surgery

Aug 20, 2017

A 49-year-old lowland gorilla at the Topeka Zoo in Kansas has died after tests revealed she had late-stage ovarian cancer, four days after undergoing surgery for constipation

Housing a top priority for California lawmakers after recess

Aug 20, 2017

Addressing California's housing shortage will be a top priority for state lawmakers when they return from their summer recess Monday

Evacuation orders affect hundreds in California, Oregon

Aug 19, 2017

Evacuation orders affecting hundreds of people were issued in California and Oregon as wildfires neared small towns, including one that's a prime location for viewing the eclipse

India wildlife reserve park devastated by monsoon floods

Aug 19, 2017

Officials say rising floodwaters have inundated large parts of a famous wildlife reserve park in northeastern India, killing more than 225 animals and forcing hundreds of other animals to flee

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