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Australia opens war on food waste

/ Jun 18, 2017

Australia opens war on food waste

Australia’s first recycled supermarket is giving food destined for landfills a second chance, as the government embarks on a major push to cut down on waste costing the economy 20 billion Australian dollars ($15 billion) a year. The outlet run by food rescue organization ...

U.S. official's 'quiet diplomacy' led to Warmbier's release

Jun 16, 2017

U.S. official's 'quiet diplomacy' led to Warmbier's release

It took months of “quiet diplomacy,” a change in U.S. presidents and an American diplomat’s extraordinary, secret visit to Pyongyang to bring Otto Warmbier home. U.S. special envoy Joseph Yun was a household name to almost no one before Warmbier’s return to Ohio on ...

China launches its first X-ray space telescope

/ Jun 15, 2017

China launches its first X-ray space telescope

China successfully launched on Thursday its first X-ray space telescope to study black holes, pulsars and gamma-ray bursts, state media reported. A Long March-4B rocket carried the 2.5-ton telescope into orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China’s Gobi Desert at 11 ...