For some Iraqi refugees living in Syria, it feels like a sequel to a nightmare.
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Thousands left stranded at Beijing airport as authorities warn more rain and flooding may be on its way
In fish-crazed Japan, where eating seafood is a vital part of the nation's culture, conservation groups are working with companies to persuade more Japanese to eat certified, sustainably caught seafood.
Farms have sprouted in cities across the country over the past several years as activists and idealists pour their sweat into gritty soil.
On a soggy Sunday in May, some 6,000 residents of the Swiss canton of Glarus gathered in a public square to have their say on whether to raise the local transport budget,
As the world’s population becomes more urbanized, city governments are looking to businesses and hackers to help them harness data and technology to fix social and environmental problems.
Impoverished North Korea is gearing up to experiment with agricultural and economic reforms after young leader Kim Jong-un and his powerful uncle purged the country's top general for
Vietnamese authorities have detained three soldiers suspected of torturing and killing two rare monkeys, state-run Voice of Vietnam newspaper reports.
In 2009, when the Authors Guild tried to settle its epic legal battle with Google over the company’s massive Google Book Search project, the Association of Research Libraries and the Association of College and Research Libraries both fought the settlement.
For generations, most college-bound Americans paid reasonable fees to attend publicly financed state universities.But the bedrock of that system is fracturing as cash-strapped states