Special Reports

Special Reports coverage from Reuters.

Business News8 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The Amazon.com logo and stock price information is seen on screens at the Nasdaq Market Site in New York City, New York, U.S., September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

Amazon.com Inc's <AMZN.O> cloud computing arm is making an aggressive push into one of the most sensitive technology sectors: U.S. elections.

World Newsa day ago

A view of drug paraphernalia in the tent of a homeless drug user in Loikan, Shan State, Myanmar January 25, 2019. Picture taken January 25, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

He is Asia’s most-wanted man. He is protected by a guard of Thai kickboxers. He flies by private jet. And, police say, he once lost $66 million in a single night at a Macau casino.

Business News3 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Labourers work at the construction site of a residential building on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, July 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri/File Photo

India might have thought the worst of a bad loans crisis was past, but a severe cash crunch in the real estate industry could augur fresh strife for its banks.

Special Reports6 days ago

Relatives throw flowers on the coffin of DJ Joao Vitor, who was shot dead holding a drilling machine during a police operation in Santa Maria slum, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil April 4, 2019. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Just before leaving her teaching job on the afternoon of May 17, Alessandra Mattos received a panicked voice message.

Environment6 days ago

An unburied section of the under-construction Mountain Valley Pipeline near Elliston, Virginia, U.S. September 30, 2019.  REUTERS/Charles Mostoller

The Trump administration's effort to cut red tape and speed up major energy projects has backfired in the case of the three biggest U.S. pipelines now planned or under construction.

ESG7 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Oil pump jacks work at sunset near Midland, Texas, U.S., August 21, 2019.  REUTERS/Jessica Lutz/Files

Wide variations in the way oil companies report their efforts to reduce carbon emissions make it difficult to assess the risk of holding their shares as the world shifts away from fossil fuels, senior fund managers say.

Business News7 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Blackrock's Richard Prager rings the opening bell above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S. May 31, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

Index funds now control half https://tmsnrt.rs/2Mhmc6L the U.S. stock mutual fund market, giving the biggest funds enormous power to influence decisions and demand better returns at the companies in which they invest trillions of dollars.

Politics8 days ago

Pastor Clifford Tyson, a former felon working to restore his voting rights, meets with the relatives of felons and ex-felons before a radio interview in Tampa, Florida, U.S., September 10, 2019.  Picture taken September 10, 2019.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Clifford Tyson wants to help choose America’s next president. But the Florida resident fears his vote might return him to jail.

Business News11 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Japan's SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, November 5, 2018.  REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo

SoftBank Group founder and CEO Masayoshi Son is struggling to raise money for a second massive technology investment fund in the wake of the failed public offering of office-rental company WeWork and sliding valuations of other major investments, according to two people familiar with the situation.

World News12 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during an election campaign stop in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon VanRaes

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his election campaign team were on the way to the airport in Nova Scotia on Sept. 18 when Time magazine journalists called with alarming news.

World Newsa day ago

Police officers stand around suspects arrested during an operation that, according to police, resulted in the seizure of 1.2 tonnes of methamphetamine in Geraldton, Australia, December 21, 2017. Picture taken December 21, 2017.   Australian Federal Police/Handout via REUTERS

The largest ever task force assembled to fight organized crime in Asia has identified a long-time drug trafficker, a China-born Canadian national, as the suspected kingpin of a crime syndicate that police say dominates the $70 billion-a-year Asia-Pacific drug trade.

ESG7 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A road submerged in the flood waters of the Arkansas River is shown in this aerial photo in Fort Smith, Arkansas, U.S., May 30, 2019.  To match Special Report USA-FUNDS/INDEX-CLIMATECHANGE  REUTERS/Drone Base

The far-reaching impacts of climate change on companies have investors pressing corporate leaders for action to minimize environmental damage and to maximize disclosure of risks to their businesses. The threats range from more frequent floods or wildfires that imperil major assets to regulations that could undermine profits.

Business News13 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300ER plane lands at Hong Kong airport after it reopened following clashes between police and protesters, in Hong Kong, China August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo

Staff at Cathay Pacific Airways <0293.HK>, Hong Kong's flagship airline, are on edge.

World News13 days ago

FILE PHOTO: An aerial view of the road BR-319 highway near city of Humaita, Amazonas state, Brazil, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Deforestation in Brazil is the story of highways.

World News15 days ago

A miner works at the entrance of a shaft at the SMB coltan mine near the town of Rubaya in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, August 16, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

In a small shack overlooking muddy pits hewn out of eastern Congo's rolling green hills, a government official puts a barcoded tag on a sack of ore rich in tantalum, a rare metal widely used in smartphones.

Special Reports15 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Paramilitary policemen stand in formation as they take part in an anti-terrorism oath-taking rally, in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo

Last month, Beijing moved thousands of troops across the border into this restive city. They came in on trucks and armored cars, by bus and by ship.

Business News20 days ago

FILE PHOTO : A man uses his mobile phone next to an electric bicycle in downtown Pyongyang, North Korea October 8, 2015.   REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Picture

North Korea is evading U.N. sanctions to cash in on soaring domestic demand for smartphones, using low-cost hardware imports to generate significant income for the regime, according to defectors, experts and an analysis of North Korean-made phones.

Healthcare & Pharma20 days ago

Janet Putrah, a retired university IT supervisor, poses for a photo in her home in Mankato, Minnesota, U.S. September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Nicholas Pfosi

The genetic-screening sales reps turn out at health fairs, houses of religion, parks and elder enclaves, offering seniors a chance to learn if they or their loved ones are at risk of developing cancer. All they need, the reps say, is a free cheek swab.

World News21 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A Boeing 737 MAX 8 takes off during a flight test in Renton, Washington, January 29, 2016.  REUTERS/Jason Redmond/File Photo

(This March 29 story corrects paragraph two to refer to the European Union Aviation Safety Agency, not the European Aviation and Space Agency)

Business News21 days ago

People attend a protest against hydrogen fuel cells power plant in Incheon, South Korea, August 8, 2019. Picture taken August 8, 2019.    REUTERS/Jin Hyunjoo

Aiming to cash in on a major push by South Korea to promote fuel cell vehicles, Sung Won-young opened a hydrogen refueling station in the city of Ulsan last September. Just one year on, he's thinking about closing it down.

Business News8 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The Amazon.com logo and stock price information is seen on screens at the Nasdaq Market Site in New York City, New York, U.S., September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

Amazon.com Inc's <AMZN.O> cloud computing arm is making an aggressive push into one of the most sensitive technology sectors: U.S. elections.

World Newsa day ago

A view of drug paraphernalia in the tent of a homeless drug user in Loikan, Shan State, Myanmar January 25, 2019. Picture taken January 25, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

He is Asia’s most-wanted man. He is protected by a guard of Thai kickboxers. He flies by private jet. And, police say, he once lost $66 million in a single night at a Macau casino.

Business News3 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Labourers work at the construction site of a residential building on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, July 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri/File Photo

India might have thought the worst of a bad loans crisis was past, but a severe cash crunch in the real estate industry could augur fresh strife for its banks.

Special Reports6 days ago

Relatives throw flowers on the coffin of DJ Joao Vitor, who was shot dead holding a drilling machine during a police operation in Santa Maria slum, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil April 4, 2019. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Just before leaving her teaching job on the afternoon of May 17, Alessandra Mattos received a panicked voice message.

Environment6 days ago

An unburied section of the under-construction Mountain Valley Pipeline near Elliston, Virginia, U.S. September 30, 2019.  REUTERS/Charles Mostoller

The Trump administration's effort to cut red tape and speed up major energy projects has backfired in the case of the three biggest U.S. pipelines now planned or under construction.

ESG7 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Oil pump jacks work at sunset near Midland, Texas, U.S., August 21, 2019.  REUTERS/Jessica Lutz/Files

Wide variations in the way oil companies report their efforts to reduce carbon emissions make it difficult to assess the risk of holding their shares as the world shifts away from fossil fuels, senior fund managers say.

Business News7 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Blackrock's Richard Prager rings the opening bell above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S. May 31, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

Index funds now control half https://tmsnrt.rs/2Mhmc6L the U.S. stock mutual fund market, giving the biggest funds enormous power to influence decisions and demand better returns at the companies in which they invest trillions of dollars.

Politics8 days ago

Pastor Clifford Tyson, a former felon working to restore his voting rights, meets with the relatives of felons and ex-felons before a radio interview in Tampa, Florida, U.S., September 10, 2019.  Picture taken September 10, 2019.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Clifford Tyson wants to help choose America’s next president. But the Florida resident fears his vote might return him to jail.

Business News11 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Japan's SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, November 5, 2018.  REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo

SoftBank Group founder and CEO Masayoshi Son is struggling to raise money for a second massive technology investment fund in the wake of the failed public offering of office-rental company WeWork and sliding valuations of other major investments, according to two people familiar with the situation.

World News12 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during an election campaign stop in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon VanRaes

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his election campaign team were on the way to the airport in Nova Scotia on Sept. 18 when Time magazine journalists called with alarming news.

World Newsa day ago

Police officers stand around suspects arrested during an operation that, according to police, resulted in the seizure of 1.2 tonnes of methamphetamine in Geraldton, Australia, December 21, 2017. Picture taken December 21, 2017.   Australian Federal Police/Handout via REUTERS

The largest ever task force assembled to fight organized crime in Asia has identified a long-time drug trafficker, a China-born Canadian national, as the suspected kingpin of a crime syndicate that police say dominates the $70 billion-a-year Asia-Pacific drug trade.

ESG7 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A road submerged in the flood waters of the Arkansas River is shown in this aerial photo in Fort Smith, Arkansas, U.S., May 30, 2019.  To match Special Report USA-FUNDS/INDEX-CLIMATECHANGE  REUTERS/Drone Base

The far-reaching impacts of climate change on companies have investors pressing corporate leaders for action to minimize environmental damage and to maximize disclosure of risks to their businesses. The threats range from more frequent floods or wildfires that imperil major assets to regulations that could undermine profits.

Business News13 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300ER plane lands at Hong Kong airport after it reopened following clashes between police and protesters, in Hong Kong, China August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo

Staff at Cathay Pacific Airways <0293.HK>, Hong Kong's flagship airline, are on edge.

World News13 days ago

FILE PHOTO: An aerial view of the road BR-319 highway near city of Humaita, Amazonas state, Brazil, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Deforestation in Brazil is the story of highways.

World News15 days ago

A miner works at the entrance of a shaft at the SMB coltan mine near the town of Rubaya in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, August 16, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

In a small shack overlooking muddy pits hewn out of eastern Congo's rolling green hills, a government official puts a barcoded tag on a sack of ore rich in tantalum, a rare metal widely used in smartphones.

Special Reports15 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Paramilitary policemen stand in formation as they take part in an anti-terrorism oath-taking rally, in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo

Last month, Beijing moved thousands of troops across the border into this restive city. They came in on trucks and armored cars, by bus and by ship.

Business News20 days ago

FILE PHOTO : A man uses his mobile phone next to an electric bicycle in downtown Pyongyang, North Korea October 8, 2015.   REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Picture

North Korea is evading U.N. sanctions to cash in on soaring domestic demand for smartphones, using low-cost hardware imports to generate significant income for the regime, according to defectors, experts and an analysis of North Korean-made phones.

Healthcare & Pharma20 days ago

Janet Putrah, a retired university IT supervisor, poses for a photo in her home in Mankato, Minnesota, U.S. September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Nicholas Pfosi

The genetic-screening sales reps turn out at health fairs, houses of religion, parks and elder enclaves, offering seniors a chance to learn if they or their loved ones are at risk of developing cancer. All they need, the reps say, is a free cheek swab.

World News21 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A Boeing 737 MAX 8 takes off during a flight test in Renton, Washington, January 29, 2016.  REUTERS/Jason Redmond/File Photo

(This March 29 story corrects paragraph two to refer to the European Union Aviation Safety Agency, not the European Aviation and Space Agency)

Business News21 days ago

People attend a protest against hydrogen fuel cells power plant in Incheon, South Korea, August 8, 2019. Picture taken August 8, 2019.    REUTERS/Jin Hyunjoo

Aiming to cash in on a major push by South Korea to promote fuel cell vehicles, Sung Won-young opened a hydrogen refueling station in the city of Ulsan last September. Just one year on, he's thinking about closing it down.

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