U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry arrived in Baghdad on a trade mission on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, urging Iraq to reduce its energy dependence on Iran and open its own energy sector to American investment.
General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation's largest automaker tries to deal with the political fallout triggered by its plans to shutter several U.S. factories and shed thousands of workers.
The concessions made by French president Emmanuel Macron's government in a bid to stop the huge and violent anti-government demonstrations seemed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, to have failed to convince protesters, with trade unions and disgruntled farmers now threatening to join the fray.
After coming face to face with "unpredictable" gun-waving children almost 25 years ago, the Canadian former commander of the failed UN peacekeeping mission during the Rwandan genocide dedicated his life to eliminating the use of children as weapons of war.
A dead whale that washed ashore in eastern Indonesia had a large lump of plastic waste in its stomach, including drinking cups and flip-flops, a park official said Tuesday, causing concern among environmentalists and government officials in one of the world's largest plastic polluting countries.
U.S. District Judge Brian Morris said in his decision Thursday that the U.S. government's analysis didn't fully study the cumulative effects of greenhouse gas emissions, the effects of current oil prices on the pipeline's viability or include updated modelling of potential oil spills.
The six mountain caribou remaining in the lower 48 states will be relocated farther north into British Columbia, a move that ends decades of efforts to reintroduce the large animals into Idaho and Washington state.