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Smog Alert: Chinese Cities Cancel Flights, Close Factories

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A smog-shrouded Chinese city canceled airline flights Sunday because of poor visibility, and parents took children to hospitals on the second day of a pollution alert across the country’s north.  The official Xinhua News Agency said 35 flights in Tianjin, east of Beijing, were delayed or canceled. Highways into the city of 7.5 million people were closed because of extremely low visibility. Beijing and 22 other Chinese cities imposed emergency measures Saturday, including ordering...

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