Pope lunches with poor at the Vatican

Pope Francis has celebrated the Catholic Church’s World Day of the Poor by inviting 1300 migrants and homeless people to a special lunch at the Vatican.

New Zealand targets cow burps to help reduce global warming

How do you stop a cow from burping? It might sound like the start of a humorous riddle, but it’s the subject of a huge scientific inquiry in New Zealand. And the answer could have profound effects on the health of the planet.

Drone taxi take first spin in air traffic near Paris

An electric helicopter with multiple rotors took its first flight in conventional air traffic near Paris on Thursday as it prepares for commercial
flights from 2024.

Scientists unlock methane-busting seaweed

An Australian-led research team has cracked the genome for a native seaweed that can be fed to cattle and cut their methane emissions by more than 80 per cent.

U.S. Powerball jackpot climbs to record-breaking $1.9 billion

An already record-breaking U.S. Powerball jackpot grew to a whopping $1.9 billion one after no one secured a winning ticket in Saturday night’s drawing, according to lottery officials.

Pope calls female genital mutilation a crime that must stop

Pope Francis called female genital mutilation a "crime" on Sunday and said the fight for women's rights, equality and opportunity must continue for the good of society.

Panel votes to add COVID shots to recommended vaccinations

NEW YORK (AP) - COVID-19 shots should be added to the lists of recommended vaccinations for kids and adults, a panel of U.S. vaccine experts said Thursday.