Sunday, February 17, 2019

Puerto Rico hit with island-wide power outages

Power outages have cut off electricity across Puerto Rico, whose residents have already endured long periods of darkness after Hurricane Maria. The island’s power...

Turkey elections: Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls surprise early vote in June in bid to...

Recep Tayyip Erdogan caught Turkey off guard on Wednesday by calling early elections for June, in a move that could cement his grip on power a year ahead of schedule. The Turkish...

Tumbleweeds bury Southern California town: ‘I can’t see my jungle gym’

Strong winds in Southern California have left a town north of Los Angeles covered in tumbleweeds. Photos show the tumbleweeds stacked against the sides of houses, nearly obscuring the entirety of some...

Americans throw away 150,000 tons of food every day, finds government report

American households toss out 150,000 tons of food each day — roughly a pound of food per person per day. The waste was recently...

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Entire island to be permanently evacuated

Thousands of south Pacific islanders are to be permanently resettled after an active volcano began spewing torrents of ash and gas from its crater. The...

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