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Americans stuck in countries around the world are calling on U.S. officials to help them return home as governments have restricted travel to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
Phil McMannis, a tech entrepreneur, and his wife, Jerri, have been trying to get home to Boston from Fez, Morocco, since Friday. It was the last leg of a yearlong trip around the world. Their flight on March 22 was canceled, and the couple has had no luck trying to rebook.
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Less than three days after the United Kingdom became the first nation ever to leave the European Union, the two sides set out competing positions on the terms of their future relationship on Monday in what could be the biggest showdown yet between them.
President Donald Trump and teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg presented starkly differing visions of the challenges facing the Earth at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday — one optimistic, the other an ominous warning for the future.
The U.N.'s 25th annual international COP (Conference of the Parties) conference wrapped up Sunday — two days later than scheduled — with the world’s major polluters resisting calls to ramp up their efforts to keep global warming at bay.
Creating a sustainable home can sound like a tall order. It can feel like there are so many different things you need to consider that it's difficult to know where to begin. So here are a few tweaks - large and small - that you could make to your lifestyle to help get you started, potentially saving you money as well.
Nineteen years ago, the blades started turning on the UK's first offshore wind farm. Located half a mile off the Northumberland coast, the two turbines of Blyth Offshore Wind Farm heralded the arrival of a new era of renewable technology. Thanks in part to this pioneering project, the UK has developed into a world leader in offshore wind.
When one of Germany's oldest airports closes its runway, it will become home to one of the largest urban development projects in Europe. The space where 20 million people a year now rush off on new adventures, will transform into a research and industrial park for urban technologies and a residential quarter with up to 6,000 flats — all built with the energy of tomorrow in mind.
LONDON — Social inequality, resolving Brexit, investment in the struggling National Health Service — these are some of the issues Britain’s opposition Labour Party had hoped would top the agenda during the election campaign.
Instead, the party is mired in a continuing anti-Semitism crisis amid accusations that it has mismanaged bigotry among its own members ahead of the Dec. 12 vote.
Americans are reaching out to Bahamians and trying to help in whatever way they can in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.
BUDAPEST, Hungary — Daniel Berg looks and sounds like he could have stepped out of an election poster in his hometown of Brooklyn, New York.
Instead, he’s on the campaign trail trying to win a seat in the European Parliament — aiming to give millennials a voice.
European millennials were born with the privilege of few borders, easy travel and free trade, thanks in part to the European Union. But although E.U. law underpins the realities of their daily lives, many young people admit they know relatively little about the organization and how it works.
RAMSGATE, England — Stuart Piper is enthusiastically awaiting Britain’s looming departure from the European Union. He is not alone in this corner of England. Nearly 64 percent of people in Thanet, the administrative district that includes the once-thriving port town of Ramsgate, supported leaving in the 2016 referendum.
LONDON — Some urban areas in Europe are taking steps to regulate and reduce the number of cars as they aim to improve both the environment and quality of life.
Oslo is perhaps the furthest ahead with plans to restrict private cars within a half-mile radius of its city center.