In our news wrap Monday, at least three people died and dozens were wounded after new battles broke out between anti-government protesters and security forces in Iraq. Demonstrators clogged Baghdad’s streets and threw rocks at security forces, who fired live…
Increasingly intense wildfires are scorching forests from California to Australia and stoking concern among residents and health professionals about long-term health impacts from smoke exposure.
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
Air pollution in northern India peaks in the winter due to smoke from agricultural fires. The smoke mixes with vehicle emissions and construction dust.
By Associated Press
A toxic brew lingers in the skies over India, created by everything from agricultural burning to industrial pollution. Cars are also a major contributor, with roughly 1400 vehicles added to the roads daily. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro examined…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
In our news wrap Monday, a New York federal appeals court ruled President Trump’s 2011 tax returns must be turned over to state prosecutors, as part of an investigation into payments to two women claiming affairs with Trump. Also, Iran…
By Sheikh Saaliq, Associated Press
Authorities restricted many private vehicles from taking to the roads of India's capital on Monday amid the public health crisis.
By Nicholas J. Sanders, Econofact
For the first time in decades, the air quality in the United States got worse over the last year. Research provides insights into the economic and human cost of that decline.
By Dan Elliott, Associated Press
It's time to stop "sugar-coating" Colorado's air problems, Democratic Gov. Jared Polis said last month. "Moving to 'serious' status finally helps us stop sweeping our air quality crisis under the rug and gives us additional tools to move urgently to…
By Richard E. Peltier, The Conversation
On April 11, an important scientific advisory group submitted recommendations to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler that propose new and dangerous ways of interpreting findings on the health effects of air pollution.
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