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Hawaii town blocked by landslide launches makeshift ferry

HONOLULU — Volunteers on Kauai’s north shore have launched a makeshift ferry service across a river after a landslide along a two-lane highway cut...

As climate fight shifts to oil, Biden faces a formidable foe

CASPER, Wyo. — President Joe Biden’s bid to tackle climate change is running straight through the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry...

Activists sue big French retailer over Amazon forest damage

PARIS — Environmental groups and indigenous activists from the Amazon region filed a lawsuit Wednesday in a French court alleging that France-based supermarket chain...

In Alabama, a vote to keep Confederate monument protections

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama lawmakers on Wednesday rejected a bill that would give cities and counties a possible avenue to take down unwanted Confederate...

Pair of endangered gibbons finds a new home in Sarajevo zoo

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — The Sarajevo zoo on Monday welcomed its first pair of golden-cheeked gibbons, joining the family of European menageries that are trying...

EPA proposes pollution cleanup of Delco plant site in Kokomo

KOKOMO, Ind. — Contaminated soil and groundwater at the central Indiana site of a former General Motors plant would be cleaned up under a...