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China to introduce tough emissions controls for ships

BEIJING/SINGAPORE(Reuters) - China will introduce tough controls on ship emissions at three key port areas from January to reduce sulfur dioxide which results in acid rain, causing respiratory difficulties and sometimes premature death, said the Ministry of Transport.<p>Shipping containers are seen on …


Smog-Choked Beijing Should Have Learned From New York's Mistakes

China's capital is on "red alert" over record smog levels, yet it's trying to water down a climate deal in Paris.<p>NEW YORK -- Nearly half a century ago, Manhattan looked a lot like modern-day Beijing.<p>Smog from burning coal and gasoline engulfed the city, much like what happened in London just a …

The neighbor at the center of a federal terror investigation

CORONA, Calif. (Reuters) - In the days since his high school friend and former neighbor Syed Riswan Farook carried out a deadly attack in Southern California, Enrique Marquez has been thrust to the center of a massive federal terror investigation.<p>A U.S. flag flies at half-mast at a downtown …