The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): 6:05 a.m.
Green has been declared the color of Milan Fashion Week, with the fashion chamber promoting sustainability in the trend-driven world of ready-to-wear.
Hurricane Maria smashed into the Caribbean island of Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister's residence and causing what he called "mind-boggling" devastation Tuesday as it plunged into a Caribbean region already ravaged by Hurricane Irma.
A Czech zoo burned some 33.5 kilograms (74 pounds) of rhino horns with an estimated black market value of more than $2 million on Tuesday in a protest against a controversial rhino horn auction in South Africa.
French police are evacuating several hundred migrants from a makeshift camp in a forest near Dunkirk.
A tanker being used to pump oil from a sunken ship that is polluting the coastline around Greece's main port of Piraeus is to be replaced because its certificate of seaworthiness is expiring, Greek authorities said Tuesday.
Indonesian officials have more than doubled the size of a no go zone around the Mount Agung volcano on the tourist island of Bali and raised its alert level for the second time in less than a week.
In one of Africa's largest dumps, some residents are making a living by collecting and recycling hair extensions from mountains of rubbish.
Chinese authorities have charged nine people from a waste treatment company with illegally dumping 35,000 tons of toxic waste, some of which contaminated a section of the Yangtze River near Shanghai.
Hurricane season roared on as Jose threatened heavy surf along the U.S. East Coast, Tropical Storm Norma was set to brush Mexico's resort-studded Baja California Peninsula, and Tropical Storm Maria formed in the Atlantic and was expected to strengthen into a hurricane and slam some already-battered Caribbean islands.
Facing an escalating nuclear threat from North Korea and the mass flight of minority Muslims from Myanmar, world leaders gather at the United Nations starting Monday to tackle these and other tough challenges — from the spread of terrorism to a warming planet.
The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): 10:35 p.m. Tropical Storm Norma has strengthened into a hurricane over the Pacific Ocean on a route that should take it to the Los Cabos resorts at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula by late Sunday or Monday.
In most cases, the conviction of a Thai man trafficking rhino horns through a bizarre scheme that involved hiring prostitutes to pose as trophy hunters would have marked the end of the story.
Greek health authorities have banned swimming along a long line of popular Athens beaches following extensive sea pollution from the sinking of a small oil tanker five days ago.
A person was missing and about 200 homes were reported damaged by water or wind in the Pacific coast state of Guerrero after Hurricane Max hit land east of Acapulco.
A weakening Tropical Storm Max dumped rain over southern Mexico after slamming into a sparsely populated stretch of Pacific coast as a Category 1 hurricane.
The Latest on two tropical weather systems threatening Mexico (all times local): 10:05 a.m.
Indonesia has raised the alert level for the Mount Agung volcano on the tourist island of Bali following an increase in volcanic and tectonic activity.
The elusive snow leopard — long considered an endangered species — has been upgraded to "vulnerable," international conservationists said Thursday.
Hurricane Max has formed off Mexico's southern Pacific coast and is forecast to hit land later today.