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Santa, soldiers bring joy to beleaguered Alaska village

NAPAKIAK, Alaska (AP) - A school employee wearing a traditional pink Alaska Native smock called a kuspuk breezed through the hubbub in the cafeteria...

Company to pay $245M toward cleanup of Kalamazoo River PCBs

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - One of the companies responsible for polluting an 80-mile (129-kilometer) stretch of river and floodplains in southwestern Michigan with...

In Sweden’s Arctic, global warming threatens reindeer herds

KIRUNA, Sweden (AP) - Thick reindeer fur boots and a fur hat covering most of his face shielded Niila Inga from minus 20-degree Celsius...

Minister: Brazil can’t stop deforestation without help

MADRID (AP) - Brazil can’t stop deforestation in the Amazon without the help of rich countries, the country’s environment minister said at the United...

Brazil’s president criticizes DiCaprio over Amazon fires

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Without offering proof, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday said actor Leonardo DiCaprio had funded nonprofit groups that he...

Brazil’s president criticizes DiCaprio over Amazon fires

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Without offering proof, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday said actor Leonardo DiCaprio had funded nonprofit groups that he...

Group urges ICC to investigate Brazil president

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A group of Brazilian lawyers and ex-ministers has requested that the International Criminal Court investigate President Jair Bolsonaro, claiming...

Days of heavy rains in Congo’s capital kill at least 32

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Flooding and landslides after heavy rains in Congo have left at least 32 people dead in and around the capital,...

Days of heavy rains in Congo’s capital kill at least 32

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Local officials in Congo say at least 32 people are dead in and around the capital, Kinshasa, after days of...

EasyJet says it will operate net-zero carbon flights

LONDON (AP) - European budget airline easyJet says it will become the first major carrier to operate net-zero carbon flights, offsetting carbon emissions from...