Snow, sleet threaten U.S. East Coast, hinder hundreds of flights

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A winter storm bore down on the U.S. East Coast on Wednesday, threatening to snarl New

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India’s top court order revokes order to open Vedanta smelter

FILE PHOTO: Police stand guard outside a copper smelter controlled by London-listed Vedanta Resources in Thoothukudi in the southern state

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Congo’s Virunga park reopens eight months after deadly ambush

FILE PHOTO: An endangered silverback mountain gorilla from the Nyakamwe-Bihango family feeds within the forest in Virunga national park near

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Global commodity traders to monitor deforestation in Brazil’s savannah

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Six major commodities traders, including Cargill Inc and Bunge Ltd, have agreed to a common mechanism to

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U.S. issues new rules requiring rail oil spill response plans

FILE PHOTO: A crude oil train moves past the loading rack at the Eighty-Eight Oil LLC’s transloading facility in Ft.

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U.S. emergency-management chief Brock Long to resign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency, Brock Long, said he would resign on Wednesday,

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Republican leader says Senate will vote on Green New Deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that the U.S. Senate will vote on a “Green

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Exclusive: Brazil’s Vale knew deadly dam had heightened risk of collapse

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (Reuters) – Vale SA, the world’s largest iron ore miner, knew last year that the dam in

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