HK grabs huge shipment of illegal ivory

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong customs officers say they have made their biggest seizure of illegal ivory tusks in several years, confiscating m…

New EU guidelines limit Israel funding

PARIS (AP) — The European Union has published new guidelines explicitly banning any EU funding of Israeli institutions operating in territor…

2nd trial under way in newborn death

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — A medical examiner has testified in Washington County that a teenager’s baby was born alive, but died soon after fr…

Syrian regime frees some women prisoners

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese officials and Syrian activists say authorities in Damascus have given in to a rebel demand and released several women…