2017-02-22T09:00-05:00Economic growth is the greatest threat to humanity today, and those most devoted to economic growth will, as its consistent performance begins to wane in the future, perhaps be the greatest political threat to ordinary people of the world.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00New EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt offered a conciliatory greeting Tuesday to employees of the agency he frequently sued in his old job as Oklahoma's attorney general.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00Over a 10-year period, from 2006 to 2016, the FDA collected reports of “adverse events”—including eight deaths—in more than 370 children who had used homeopathic teething tablets or gel.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00Even the hyenas won't eat the carcasses of Mohamed Aden Guleid's sheep, goats and camels, which litter the landscape in Somalia's northwest Somaliland region. There is too little meat on their bones because of a devastating drought.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00In a country where hunting wildlife for food is a centuries-old practice, the association with Ebola challenges habits.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00South Sudan's President Salva Kiir on Tuesday promised aid agencies safe access to hunger-stricken civilians, a day after his government declared a famine in parts of the war-ravaged country.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00Abortion and AIDS are the two most common causes of death among Cambodian female sex workers, and AIDS is the most frequent cause of death among their children, according to a small new study.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00Mia Mascariñas-Green was shot dead in front of her children in the Philippine island of Bohol.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00An off-the-books operation, meant to finance undercover work, is the subject of a lawsuit that has been kept nearly entirely sealed for years.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00As the latest major storm to saturate California got in its final licks Tuesday, the state deployed all the weapons in its flood-control arsenal — including farm tractors, pontoon boats and controlled releases from mountain reservoirs.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00Waist-high waters flooded hundreds of homes in a neighborhood of San Jose on Tuesday after heavy rains drenched the state, causing a creek in the Northern California city to overflow, officials said.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00Superbug bacteria found in people, animals and food across the European Union pose an "alarming" threat to public and animal health having evolved to resist widely used antibiotics, disease and safety experts warned on Wednesday.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00William Happer is a physicist at Princeton University - and thinks more CO2 will only be good for the planet - putting him at odds with science academies around the world.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00Activists protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline remained camped along the banks of the Missouri River as a Wednesday afternoon deadline loomed for them to leave.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00From 2011 to 2015, the coal mining industry lost more than 26,000 jobs, one of the reasons why many miners saw Trump’s election as a moment of hope.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00On May 17, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District will consider a proposal that would make the San Francisco Bay Area the world's first region to place limits on oil refineries' overall greenhouse-gas and particulate-matter emissions.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00If David Rheinlander believes that his 5.5 acres, which include woods and a modular home, are worth $10 million, then who exactly is the Rover Pipeline or the federal government, for that matter, to say otherwise?
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00Honeywell International and Saint-Gobain would pay about $1.045 million to the village of Hoosick Falls under a revised settlement reached over drinking water contaminated with PFOA.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00Behind the deep sea “gold rush” for increasingly rare minerals.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00Blessed with over 1,000 small and large water bodies, the landlocked Kashmir Valley, located northern India, is known as the land of lakes and mountains. However, due to large scale urbanization and unprecedented deforestation, most of the water bodies in the region have disappeared.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00Bird flu is breaking out in Egypt and invading the US, while a new strain in China is poised to spread across the world.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00Food poisoning outbreaks from imported foods have spiked sixfold since the '90s—and it'll take a strong FDA to reverse the trend.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00A team of scientists and land managers is racing to save a butterfly that depends on fragile coastal habitat.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00The Critically Endangered ape could be in even greater danger if a proposed Trump presidential memorandum allows U.S. companies to buy conflict minerals freely.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00As President Trump pursues plans to construct a 2,000-mile-long barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border, hunters and ranchers are concerned they may find themselves cut off from access to public lands.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00Farmers have warned that food will “rot in the fields” and Britain will be unable to produce what it eats if the government cannot guarantee that growers will continue to have access to tens of thousands of EU workers after Brexit.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00Modern life is ruining mankind’s sense of smell and making people crave salty and fattening food, a leading scientist has said.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00A majority of member states have backed Denmark's proposal to add four phthalates to the candidate list of SVHCs due to their endocrine disrupting properties for which there are probable serious effects on human health.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00The vaccine targets mosquito saliva in the hope that the body could push back against the bite and stop viruses or parasites from getting a foothold and starting an infection.
2017-02-22T09:00-05:00The Nanticoke River is beautiful to look at now, but scientists and conservationists worry that trouble may be just beneath the surface, or around the bend.