As worries grow in China over the health impacts of pollution, the government has pledged to make improving the environment a top priority. In Beijing, authorities recently launched a trial plan to crack down on food waste in the city. Shannon Van Sant reports from the Chinese capital.
Less than one week after a marathon in Boston was hit by fatal bombings, London hosted its own international marathon on Sunday. As Selah Hennessy reports for VOA from London, the atmosphere was enthusiastic as runners raced in solidarity with the victims of Boston’s attack.