The future of electric cars depends on China, and the situation will be impressive before the end of this decade - half of the world's electric vehicles are expected to move on the China road netwo

In a recent study, a group of researchers have developed a high-dose cholera vaccine for controlling outbreaks.

LONDON - Babies are much more likely to die in their first few weeks of life if their mothers live close to the site of an oil spill, according to new research.

Companies and consumers must step up their efforts to overhaul the world's food systems at a time when the twin spectres of hunger and obesity are both on the rise, FAO Director-General Jose Grazia

GENEVA - The World Health Organization reports some progress is being made in reducing premature deaths from non-communicable diseases.

DAKAR, SENEGAL - Health workers in northeast Nigeria said Tuesday that they were striving to contain a cholera outbreak that's sweeping through camps for those uprooted by Boko Haram.

US scientists have predicted the occurrence of a climate catastrophe by 2100, Tape said.

PUERTO RICO - Hurling winds of 160 mph (257 kph), Hurricane Maria struck Dominica overnight, becoming the strongest hurricane on record to make landfall in the island.

MEXICO CITY - A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing buildings and trapping an unknown number of people.

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - After Mexico was struck by one of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded, authorities on Saturday assessed the damage, even as the death toll shot up.

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