Studies in Canada show that microfibers used in garments such as yoga pants have become a huge threat to aquatic life. Microfibers made up 95 percent of the plastic pollution in waterways as compared to microbeads which constituted only 5 percent.
Iran's central bank said Sunday it will appeal Luxembourg's decision to freeze $1.6 billion of its assets, which the US is claiming as compensation for victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks.
Millions of gallons of raw sewage and untreated runoff have been pouring into Puget Sound since February 9, after an electrical failure crippled Washington state's largest sewage treatment plant. The plant is still undergoing repairs.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) an alliance of Kurdish militias with some Arabs, reached one side of the dam. This is a top prize in the drive to ultimately take the city of Raqqa from the Islamic State.'
The Canadian government is to pump in $125 million into a Pan-Canadian Artificial Intelligence Strategy. The funding will go into research, with the aim of Canada becoming the world leader in artificial intelligence.
In semi-arid regions of West Africa, circumstance has created a housing crisis, and for many rural families, money is in short supply. The Nubian Vault Association is now helping people to build homes using an ancient green technique - mud bricks.
Fungal nail infections are rarely painful but they are unsightly. There are different ways to avoid getting a fungal infection but these vary in their effectiveness. For the best advice we’ve spoken to a leading dermatologist.
Donald Trump on Sunday squarely blamed his Republican party's ultra-conservative wing for the most stinging defeat of his young presidency, holding it responsible for the failed attempt to repeal Obamacare in a way that may signal bruising battles ahea...
Bulgaria's parliamentary election on Sunday is tipped to be a close race between the Socialists, seen as closer to Russia, and the centre-right. A new grouping of nationalist "patriots" is forecast to come third.
Chicago police confirmed a 15-year-old girl whose alleged gang rape was streamed on Facebook Live is now in a “safe space.” The girl’s mother said since the incident her daughter and the family have been harassed and threatened at home and online.