Leaders of warming Earth meet in Paris to cut emissions
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- The largest group of world leaders ever to stand together kicked off two weeks of high-stakes climate talks outside Paris on Monday, saying that striking an ambitious deal to curb global warming can show terrorists what countries can achieve when they are united....
The Latest: All but 9 released after violent Paris protests
PARIS (AP) -- The latest news from the U.N. climate conference that began Monday in Paris. All times local:...
Timeline of key events in UN effort against climate change
PARIS (AP) -- After decades of warnings from scientists that greenhouse gas emissions were warming the planet, governments started coming together in the 1980s to combat the problem. Here's a timeline of key moments in the diplomatic effort to stop global warming, leading up to the U.N. climate conference in Paris:...
Key sticking points in UN climate talks
PARIS (AP) -- Some 180 countries have already presented plans to cut or rein in their climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions....
AP Interview: UN chief wants climate target review by 2020
PARIS (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says governments' pledges to cut global warming emissions aren't enough and should be reviewed before 2020....
Earth is a wilder, warmer place since last climate deal made
PARIS (AP) -- This time, it's a hotter, waterier, wilder Earth that world leaders are trying to save....
Worldwide climate rallies draw hundreds of thousands
PARIS (AP) -- Hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in rallies around the world on Sunday, calling on leaders to halt climate change on the eve of a major conference in Paris....
Obama prods world on climate change, faces pushback at home
PARIS (AP) -- Facing pushback at home, President Barack Obama said Sunday that American leadership was helping make gains in the global fight against climate change as he tried to reassure world leaders assembling for a historic conference in Paris that the U.S. can deliver on its own commitments....
Japanese whaling fleet set to leave for Antarctic
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's whaling fleet will leave Tuesday for the Antarctic for a three-month, scaled-down hunt, the government said, despite protests from opponents who say Tokyo has not proven that whales need to be killed for research....
You down with ADP? A glossary for UN climate talks
PARIS (AP) -- It sounds like English. Yet to the untrained ear the language used in the U.N. climate talks is about as comprehensible as Klingon....
Senator Dianne Feinstein, the ranking Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee said the United States is not doing enough to fight Islamic State, and the group is gaining strength outside Iraq and Syria. Feinstein said President Barack Obama's decision to send 50 Special Forces to Syria will not solve the problem and advocated a larger, more specific special operations plan.
Should it be the responsibility of the government to ensure health care coverage for all Americans?