A Magnitude 5.6 quake struck close to the U.S. territory of Guam in the Pacific Ocean on Monday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The Trump administration has proposed rescinding Obama-era rules barring sport hunters from using bait to lure and kill grizzly bears in Alaska's national preserves, as is allowed in other parts of the state, the National Park Service said on Monday.
AGRA, India India's white-marble Taj Mahal is turning yellow and green as the 17th century mausoleum weathers filthy air in the world's eighth-most polluted city.
SHANGHAI China launched a fresh crackdown on Tuesday against trash smuggling from overseas in Beijing's latest move to curtail the inflow of foreign garbage and strengthen its "war on pollution".
ISLAMABAD A heatwave has killed 65 people in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi over the past three days, a social welfare organization said on Tuesday, amid fears the death toll could climb as the high temperatures persist.
TSAGAANNUUR, Mongolia Erdenebat Chuluu, a nomadic herder, shouts words of encouragement to the reindeer he is riding.
SHANGHAI China's securities regulator said it will work to strengthen the environmental responsibilities of listed companies, promote green finance and focus more on environmental issues when reviewing initial public offerings or mergers.
BEIJING Pollution levels in China's capital Beijing rose by 20.8 percent year-on-year in April as industries, including steel, ramped up output following the lifting of winter curbs, according to official data released on Monday.
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether states have the right to ban uranium mining for public health reasons in a dispute over a moratorium Virginia put in place on the radioactive metal in 1982.