Environment

Appeals court revives suit over US military base in Japan

Aug 21, 2017

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit that seeks to block construction of a U.S. military base in Okinawa, Japan

Australia's tour match in Bangladesh canceled after flooding

Aug 21, 2017

Australia's two-day tour match against a Bangladesh XI has been canceled because of concerns over contaminated water following recent flooding at the ground

10 sailors missing in collision between US warship, tanker

Aug 21, 2017

At least 10 U.S. sailors are missing after the USS John S. McCain collided with a tanker east of Singapore, the second accident involving a ship from the Navy's 7th Fleet in two months

Zoo gorilla dies of cancer, days after constipation surgery

Aug 20, 2017

A 49-year-old lowland gorilla at the Topeka Zoo in Kansas has died after tests revealed she had late-stage ovarian cancer, four days after undergoing surgery for constipation

Housing a top priority for California lawmakers after recess

Aug 20, 2017

Addressing California's housing shortage will be a top priority for state lawmakers when they return from their summer recess Monday

Evacuation orders affect hundreds in California, Oregon

Aug 19, 2017

Evacuation orders affecting hundreds of people were issued in California and Oregon as wildfires neared small towns, including one that's a prime location for viewing the eclipse

India wildlife reserve park devastated by monsoon floods

Aug 19, 2017

Officials say rising floodwaters have inundated large parts of a famous wildlife reserve park in northeastern India, killing more than 225 animals and forcing hundreds of other animals to flee

California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers

Aug 18, 2017

California regulators say they're tightening the rules on a pesticide popular with farmers over new health concerns

Lights out: Eclipse to have big impact on California power

Aug 18, 2017

When the moon passes in front of the sun during Monday's eclipse California will lose enough solar energy to power more than 1.5 million homes

Tanzania: Elephant tusks seized from alleged traffickers

Aug 18, 2017

Authorities in Tanzania say they have seized 368 kilograms (811 pounds) of ivory tusks that conservationists believe were taken from 15 slain elephants

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