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Beijing Issues Another Red Alert for Smog

Warning of a dangerous wave of incoming smog, Chinese authorities on Friday issued their second ever red alert for pollution in the capital, Beijing. Forecasters expect the cloud of smog to hover over much of northern China from Saturday until Tuesday, and say pollution levels reach more than 20 times the safe limit. Under a red alert, schools and some factories are closed, and half of all private cars will be pulled from the street. All outdoor construction will also be...

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