Danica Coto, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 7:50am
It was the wedding of one of her best friends, and Natalie Kao was going to be a bridesmaid in a fun, tropical setting on a small island just off the east coast of Puerto Rico. But the prevalence of the Zika virus across the U.S. territory gave her pause.
Strikes by public-sector employees across Belgium intensified Tuesday, with train and bus services disrupted along with schools, prisons and mail delivery as workers protested against the government's social and economic policies.
State officials are set to consider whether an emergency quarantine put into effect last summer to prevent the spread of a fungus that has destroyed thousands of acres of the Big Island's native forests should be a permanent rule.
David McHugh, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 7:10am
German automaker Volkswagen saw its net profit fall 19 percent in the first three months of the year — but showed it can still make money even as it grapples with a costly scandal over cars rigged to cheat on diesel emissions tests.
India says its economy grew 7.6 percent in the fiscal year that ended March 31 and a stronger 7.9 percent in the last quarter of the year, keeping its position as the world's fastest-growing major economy.