Politics

Europe struggles as refugee influx raises tensions

Sep 1, 2015

BRUSSELS -- French and German leaders reminded other European countries Monday of their shared responsibility toward refugees, as one official blamed harsh government policy for…

Tease photo
Tease photo

Alaska trip puts spotlight on climate

Sep 1, 2015

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Barack Obama warned Monday,…

Tease photo

Study finds plastic may be in 90% of seabird guts

Sep 1, 2015

WASHINGTON — As many as nine out of 10 of the world's seabirds likely have pieces of plastic in their guts, a new study estimates.