The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to impose tough new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, a move that will antagonize the Kremlin as well as European nations fearing economic ramifications.
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promises to make steep cuts in climate pollution while still increasing the flow of dirty tar sands oil. It's a high-wire act that has him taking fire from both sides.
Catch a tiger by the tail — and then pop him in a crate and fly him 7,000 miles. Animal lover David Barnes raised nearly $20,000 to relocate a tiger named Phevos from a bankrupt Greek zoo to a new home at an animal sanctuary in California.
The boom in urban population is celebrated by some, and decried by an equal number — either portending a more sustainable, compact future, or driving out those who have lived in urban communities for years, whether by choice or circumstance. So, how do we make urban revitalization more equitable?
High water in the seas offshore and rivers on land increasingly threatens Indonesia's capital city. The government has big plans to deal with it, but some of the city's poorest residents say the projects will leave them high and dry.