| Sep 25, 2013
| 12:30 PM
MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday defended last week's seizure of a Greenpeace ship but appeared to suggest that the 30 activists and crew taken into custody should not face charges of piracy.
Russian coast guard troops seized the...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:34 PM
NAIROBI, Kenya -- As Kenyans grieved Thursday for the scores killed in an assault on a Nairobi shopping mall, reports of two more attacks in the north of the country underscored continuing security problems.
Kenyan authorities blamed the latest...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:17 AM
LONDON -- Two men accused of the first terrorist killing on British soil in years pleaded not guilty Friday to murdering a young soldier who was brutally hacked to death outside his barracks in May.
The attack on Fusilier Lee Rigby stunned Britons for...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Apple released its annual supplier responsibility report Thursday, drawing praise from Greenpeace for steps the company has taken to reduce use of conflict minerals in its products.
"Apple's increased transparency about its suppliers is becoming a...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 12:41 PM
A passenger landed a plane at Humberside Airport in Britain after the pilot collapsed at the controls, according to news reports.
The two were the only people on board the four-seater Cessna 172 when the pilot became ill Tuesday evening as they headed...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 12:33 PM
The Japanese government announced a dramatic turn in its energy policy Friday, vowing to make the densely populated island nation nuclear-free by the 2030s. Last year's tsunami-triggered disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power complex forced evacuation of...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Bringing all of the 145 nuclear reactors in the European Union up to safety standards could cost as much as $32 billion, a European Commission report released Thursday said. Sobered by the Fukushima nuclear disaster last year in Japan that forced more...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
SEATTLE -- When an intense storm pounded southwestern Washington in 2007, mud poured down from the mountainsides, logging debris choked streams and the Chehalis River flooded much of the region, causing $57 million in damage.
| May 31, 2013
| 6:30 AM
SEATTLE — The seal looked appealing, a daisy on a field of green, with the words “Tested Green.” It was issued to more than 120 products as a guarantee of environmental responsibility.
The problem, federal trade regulators announced in...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:13 AM
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| Sep 21, 2012
| 12:43 PM
Shell has taken Greenpeace International to a Dutch court in an attempt to keep protesters at least 500 meters away from its properties -- or face fines of nearly $1.3 million or more. The court case was triggered by the latest round of Greenpeace...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 3:13 PM
WASHINGTON -- The small but influential Iranian exile group Mujahedin Khalq will be removed from the U.S. list of foreign terrorist organizations, a U.S. official said Friday, following a high-priced lobbying campaign claiming the controversial group...