Thousands of residents of this small city in northern Chile were
sleeping outside Thursday after a powerful earthquake destroyed their
homes, a tremor that also forced more than 1 million to evacuate and
killed eight people in the quake-prone South American nation.
Car sales are growing in Europe and the U.S. and automakers are
responding with something for every driver class at the Frankfurt auto
After years of more conservative launches, automakers here are letting the R&D horses out of the stable with everything from mass-market cars with once-premium features to speedy supercar convertibles.
Air pollution is killing 3.3 million people a year worldwide, according
to a new study that includes this surprise: Farming plays a large role
in smog and soot deaths in industrial nations.
Scientists in Germany, Cyprus, Saudi Arabia and Harvard University calculated the most detailed estimates yet of the toll of air pollution, looking at what caused it. The study also projects that if trends don't change, the yearly death total will double to about 6.6 million a year by 2050.