Amish communities live a simple life, and mostly shun modern technology. But in Carroll County, Ohio, many Amish farms sit on top of rich gas shale beds, and most Amish there welcome fracking, and its rewards.
Volkswagen, the world's biggest carmaker, has been caught cheating environmental standards and is facing major lawsuits, plunging stock prices, a criminal investigation and potentially billions of dollars in fines.
A British court today fined five corporations ? including BP ? a total of $14.6 million for a 2005 explosion at an oil depot in southern England. Forty three people were injured in the accident. Anchor Marco Werman has more.
The buzz from Geneva is that international talks there on Iran’s nuclear ambitions are approaching a deal. The deal could limit Iran’s nuclear capabilities for a decade or more, in exchange for an easing of sanctions.
The World's Rhitu Chatterjee reports on some of the obstacles to India's ambitious plans for nuclear power. There are concerns within India about liability in the case of accidents and land takings to build the plants.
James Bond, meet UNESCO. The UN agency has just recognized as a world historic site an island off Japan better known as the lair of a James Bond villain, Raoul Silva, Hashima island looks too creepy to be real — and its true history is even creepier.
Donald Trump has a huge new development in Dubai, along with other real estate deals in the Middle East. Yet on Monday, the presidential candidate suggested the US block Muslims from entering the country.