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Sophie Countess of Wessex and Kate Middleton: Are the two royals...

Sophie, Countess of Wessex joined the Royal Family in 1999, following her marriage to Prince Edward - the Queen’s youngest son. Several years later...

Technology, temporary help keeps farmers on job longer

ALEXANDRIA, Ind. (AP) — At 79 years old, Art McManus says he's still able to hop on the tractor and maintain the 160 acres...

Merkel says Greta Thunberg 'drove us' to move on climate change

Berlin (AFP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel conceded Friday that her government was driven to act faster on climate change by young activists like...

Union Pacific cost cuts sheltered profit amid freight slowdown

(Reuters) - Union Pacific Corp (UNP.N) on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs...

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public...

A bipartisan Senate bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing was introduced Thursday in the wake of multiple deaths of low-income residents...

Bayer moving 500 jobs from North Carolina to St. Louis

German pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG is closing its crop science division headquarters in North Carolina and moving 500 jobs to the St. Louis area,...

Iceland tries to bring back trees razed by the Vikings

Reykjavik (AFP) - Before being colonised by the Vikings, Iceland was lush with forests but the fearsome warriors razed everything to the ground and...

EU's New Leader Aims to Convince Trump He Still Needs Old...

(Bloomberg) -- The next leader of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said she hopes to dissuade U.S. President Donald Trump from imposing...

Prehistoric city offers glimpse of ancient living near Jerusalem

A man works next to a burial place at an excavation site where a huge prehistoric settlement was discovered by Israeli archaeologists in the...

Trump sees slowing Chinese growth pressuring Beijing on trade

By Susan Heavey and Jeff MasonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday seized on slowing economic growth in China as evidence that...

UPDATE 1-Trump sees slowing Chinese growth pressuring Beijing on trade

(Adds comments by Mnuchin, Larry Kudlow)By Susan Heavey and Jeff MasonWASHINGTON, July 15 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday seized on slowing...

Phoenix could feel more like Baghdad by 2050, a new climate...

Approximately 200 people gathered in St. Vincent de Paul's Human Services Campus Dining Room at 1075 W. Jackson St. to seek respite from the...

Israel holds 5G mobile network tender, aims for 2020 launch

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel launched a tender for fifth-generation (5G) cellular frequencies on Sunday, hoping discounts to cash-strapped mobile phone operators battling fierce competition...

Struggling in White House bid, Democrat Gillibrand seeks bump in Trump...

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand rolled through Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan last week on a bus emblazoned with “He broke it,...

Taiwan president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen visited Haiti on Saturday in an attempt to bolster support in the region after the neighboring Dominican...

Cargill shuts animal-feed mills in China as fatal hog disease spreads

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Cargill Inc shuttered animal-feed mills in China in recent months partly because the rapid spread of a fatal hog disease has...

EPA restores broad use of pesticide opposed by beekeepers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency will allow farmers to resume broad use of a pesticide over objections from beekeepers, citing private chemical...

Exclusive: Senior aide to Brazil farm minister targeted by graft probe

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A senior adviser to Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias is being investigated over his management of a public contract...

Tropical Storm Barry is expected to hit Louisiana tomorrow. Here are...

tropical storm barryNASA/Christina KochTropical Storm Barry is moving toward the Louisiana coast and may develop into a Category 1 hurricane. It's expected to make...

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic

FILE PHOTO: Piglets are seen by a sow at a pig farm in Zhoukou, Henan province, China June 3, 2018. REUTERS/StringerBEIJING (Reuters) - Criminal...