September 18, 2018
HONG KONG -- Hong Kong began a massive clean-up Monday after Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong in Philippines) raked the city, shredding trees and bringing damaging floods, in a trail of destruction that left dozens dead in the Philippines and millions evacuated in southern China.
September 18, 2018
TOKYO — Japan has carried out its first submarine drill in the South China Sea, local media said on Monday, a move that could provoke Beijing which claims most of the disputed waters.
September 17, 2018
Most of the fatalities occurred in North Carolina, where officials confirmed eight victims. They included three who died “due to flash flooding and swift water on roadways,” the Duplin County Sheriff’s Office reported.
September 16, 2018
WILMINGTON, United States -- A woman and her baby were killed when a tree fell on their house and several more storm-related deaths were reported Friday as Hurricane Florence slammed into the Carolinas, dousing the eastern United States with torrential rain.
September 16, 2018
WASHINGTON -- Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the archbishop of Washington who was blamed for not doing enough to deal with pedophile priests in Pennsylvania, prostrated himself Friday in a sign of repentance at a mass dedicated to victims of abuse.
September 16, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — Mayors, governors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, investors and celebrities delivered a double-edged message Friday at the close of a climate summit in San Francisco: global warming is making the planet unliveable — but we know how to fix it.
September 16, 2018
CÚCUTA, Colombia — The head of the Organization of American States on Friday said “military intervention” to “overthrow” Nicolas Maduro’s Venezuelan government must not be ruled out for the country mired in economic and humanitarian crisis.
September 15, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — Zero fossil fuel energy, zero gas-guzzlers on the road, zero waste, zero CO2 emissions — dozens of cities, regions and companies made “zero” pledges Thursday at a global climate summit in San Francisco.
September 15, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, United States -- With Hurricane Florence downgraded on Thursday from a Category Four to a Category Two storm, and then once again, around fifty people left the evacuation shelter in M

September 15, 2018
NEW YORK -- A nutritional analysis of cannibalism and treating kidney stones on roller-coasters were research projects honored by tongue-in-cheek awards at Harvard University Thursday, designed to make you laugh first, and think later.