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A man takes shelter as snow falls in Times Square in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky

Miami among cities at risk from yellow fever spread : study

GENEVA (Reuters) – Miami is at risk of a deadly yellow fever outbreak because the disease could thrive there but (More…)

J&J Baby Powder litigation takes new focus with asbestos claims

By Tina Bellon

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A $117 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson and a supplier in favor (More…)

Scientists hope harpoons can skewer space garbage crisis

STEVENAGE, England (Reuters) – A European satellite launched this week to try out ways of tackling the growing amount of (More…)

Developing nations to study ways to dim sunshine, slow warming

By Alister Doyle

OSLO (Reuters) – Scientists in developing nations plan to step up research into dimming sunshine to curb (More…)

China says space station burns up over South Pacific

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s Tiangong-1 space station re-entered the earth’s atmosphere and burnt up over the South Pacific on Monday, (More…)

Scientists puzzled by exotic distant galaxy lacking dark matter

By Will Dunham

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Astronomers have detected for the first time a galaxy that is devoid of dark (More…)

A child dies, a child lives: why Somalia drought is not another famine

By Maggie Fick and Katharine Houreld

DOLLOW, Somalia (Reuters) – At the height of Somalia’s 2011 famine, Madow Mohamed had (More…)

Only Russia could be behind U.K. poison attack: toxin’s co-developer

By Joseph Ax

PRINCETON, N.J. (Reuters) – A Russian chemist who helped develop the Soviet-era nerve agent used to poison (More…)

Stephen Hawking, who unlocked the secrets of space and time, dies at 76

By Stephen Addison

LONDON (Reuters) – Stephen Hawking, who sought to explain the origins of the universe, the mysteries of (More…)

Snow storm pounds U.S. Northeast, closing schools, snarling commutes

By Jonathan Allen

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The second winter storm in a week will continue to dump wet, heavy (More…)