French activists use Macron portraits to urge climate action
French activists have waved stolen portraits of President Emmanuel Macron at a protest to try to push France to do more to fight climate change.
Nobel laureate: Face up to climate change, no escaping Earth
An astronomer who shares this year's Nobel Physics Prize for discovering a planet outside the Earth's solar system is taking issue with people who shrug off climate change on the grounds that humans will eventually leave for distant planets.
Democrats, White House forge new North American trade deal
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to announce her endorsement of a modified North American trade pact Tuesday morning.
Minister: Brazil can't stop deforestation without help
Brazil's environment minister says the country can’t stop deforestation in the Amazon without the help of rich nations.
Justices seem to favor insurers' Obamacare claims for $12B
The Supreme Court appears likely to rule that insurance companies can collect $12 billion from the federal government to cover their losses in the early years of the health care law championed by President Barack Obama.
U of Phoenix agrees to $50M settlement over false ad claims
The University of Phoenix for-profit college and its parent company will pay $50 million and cancel $141 million in student debt to settle allegations of deceptive advertisement brought by the Federal Trade Commission.
Bloomberg at UN: US president must end fossil fuel subsidies
International climate talks in Madrid are kicking into high gear, with ministers arriving Tuesday to tackle some of the tough issues that negotiators have been unable to resolve over the past week.
Parisians dodge strikes by logging on to share rides, bikes
Use of technology is changing the nature of French strikes.
World trade without rules? US shuts down WTO appeals court
Global commerce is losing its umpire.
Europe's new central bank chief faces slow growth, dissent
The new head of the European Central Bank is getting ready to give her first official assessment of the eurozone economy.
Voting with their feet: French march against pension reforms
French airport employees, teachers and other workers have joined nationwide strikes over the government's retirement reform plans.
Stocks wobble on Wall Street ahead of tariff deadline
Major stock indexes are opening lower on Wall Stret ahead of a U.S. tariff deadline on Chinese imports this weekend.
Exxon Mobil prevails in lawsuit over climate regulations
A judge has ruled in favor of ExxonMobil in a New York lawsuit claiming the company downplayed the impact of future climate regulations.
Climate scientists try to cut their own carbon footprints
Some climate scientists are limiting their airline flights so they don’t worsen the global warming they study.
Airline trade group predicts Christmas travel will rise 3%
If you're flying over Christmas or New Year's, don't expect room to stretch out on the plane.
Report: black lung funding cut will cost taxpayers billions
A report from a national watchdog group says a cut to the tax that coal companies pay to fund a trust for sick miners will cost taxpayers billions of dollars.
UK's Johnson pushes his Brexit message as election nears
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is trying to get his campaign back to the issue of Brexit after being accused of a lack of empathy for looking away from an image of child sleeping on a hospital room floor while awaiting treatment.
Amazon says Trump's 'improper pressure' doomed Pentagon bid
Amazon says President Donald Trump's “improper pressure" and behind-the-scenes attacks harmed its chances of winning a $10 billion Pentagon contract.
George Laurer, inventor of ubiquitous UPC, dies at 94
The inventor of the Universal Product Code has died.
Sprint exec messages suggest T-Mobile deal may boost prices
T-Mobile is about to face 14 state attorneys general in court in defense of its attempt to buy Sprint for $26.