ROME (Reuters) – Six people have been found alive under the avalanche that hit an Italian mountain hotel almost two days ago and rescuers are working to free them from the snow, fire brigade spokesman Luca Cari said on Friday.
CARLINI BASE, Antarctica (Reuters) – On King George Island in Antarctica, the thunderous sound of ice sliding off the Fourcade Glacier and crashing into the icy water bordering Argentina’s Carlini research base serves as a daily reminder of a warming climate.
QAYYARA, Iraq (Reuters) – Shepherds herd blackened flocks through the Iraqi desert. Locals cough and wheeze under vast clouds of smoke, and NASA images show oil threatening to encroach on the Tigris River, a major water source.
BEIJING (Reuters) – Basi, the oldest giant panda living in captivity, celebrated her 37th birthday on Wednesday wearing a crown and getting a special birthday cake.
LONDON (Reuters) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 hit central Italy on Wednesday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said.
(Reuters) – Biologists were on Monday investigating the death of dozens of false killer whales that became stranded in Florida’s Everglades National Park over the weekend, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – More than 60 percent of Americans would like to see the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s powers preserved or strengthened under incoming President Donald Trump, and the drilling of oil on public lands to hold steady or drop, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Tuesday.
CHICAGO (Reuters) – A winter storm battered a large swath of the central United States on Sunday with ice and freezing rain, creating dangerous driving conditions that caused at least five traffic-related deaths and leaving thousands without power.
LONDON (Reuters) – British climate scientists asked Britain’s prime minister on Monday to press U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to acknowledge climate change risks and support international action to slow global warming.
BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand faces more hardship from unseasonable floods that have killed 40 people in its south, with more rain expected in the major rubber-producing and tourist region in coming days, a top disaster agency official said on Sunday.