On the floor of a remote island lagoon halfway between Hawaii and Fiji, the giant reef site had been devastated by unusually warm water.

ON THE BORDER OF THE TAMBOPATA RESERVE, Peru — The raid began at dawn.

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Health officials here on Monday declared an end to the Zika epidemic in Colombia, the first time a South American country had turned the tide on the disease, they said.

Calls to public health hotlines can predict dengue fever outbreaks two or three weeks earlier than local hospitals can confirm them, according to a new study from Pakistan.

OTTAWA — When Justin Trudeau, the prime minister of Canada, appeared at the United Nations this spring to sign the Paris climate accord, the rapturous ovation he received was worthy of the celebrit

Volkswagen has agreed to pay up to $14.7 billion to settle claims stemming from its diesel emissions cheating scandal, in what would be one of the largest consumer class-action settlements ever in

When Julien Andrianiana started selling charcoal 14 years ago, he was just one of a few dealers around.

BEIJING — An unusually fierce tornado ravaged an eastern Chinese city on Thursday, killing at least 98 people and injuring 800 others, catapulting cars, ginkgo trees and cellphone towers through th

More people are on the run than ever before in recorded history, the United Nations said in a report released Monday.

Exxon Mobil filed a motion on Wednesday to block a request by the Massachusetts attorney general, Maura Healey, center. Credit Mike Segar/Reuters