Kudzu bugs spread into DC area, southern Delaware, Arkansas
The pea-sized bugs look a bit like ticks, can suck one-fifth of the yield out of a soybean field, and travel by highway. In the 5 1/2 years since they were first spotted in Georgia, kudzu bugs have spread 400 to 500 miles ...
Summer no sweat for Aussies but winter freeze fatal
Australians are more likely to die during unseasonably cold winters than hotter than average summers, QUT research has found.
Russia battles to contain Black Sea oil spill
A Russian Black Sea city declared a state of emergency Thursday after a burst pipeline spewed oil into the landlocked water body, with stormy weather hampering cleanup efforts.