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From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in endangered species

Aug 17, 2019

Representatives of more than 180 nations are meeting to agree on protections for vulnerable species, taking up issues such as the trade in ivory and the demand for shark fin soup that is decimating shark populations

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Java still a no-no for Mormons despite fancy coffee names

Aug 17, 2019

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a warning to members that coffee is prohibited no matter how fancy the name and that vaping is banned despite the alluring flavors

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Markets Right Now: Stocks head higher at end of a wild week

Aug 16, 2019

Stocks are moving broadly higher on Wall Street at the end of a wild week but are still headed for their third losing week in a row.

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Stocks move broadly higher as turbulent week nears its end

Aug 16, 2019

Stocks moved broadly higher in midday trading as investors pushed for some gains at the end of a wildly turbulent week

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Al-Jazeera says Sudan officials allow it back into Khartoum

Aug 16, 2019

The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera says Sudanese authorities have allowed the re-opening of its bureau in Khartoum after it was closed over two months ago

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Global stocks recover some ground at end of turbulent week

Aug 16, 2019

Global stock markets looked set to end a turbulent week on a positive note though worries about the U.S. economy and the trade conflict between the U.S. and China have the potential to derail Friday's recovery.

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The Latest: Protesters, police clash in Zimbabwe's capital

Aug 16, 2019

Police are clashing with a few hundred anti-government protesters who gathered in central Harare

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US stocks veer higher in latest bout of market volatility

Aug 15, 2019

Stocks around the world remained stuck in the spin cycle Thursday, as worries about a possible recession collided with hopes that the strongest part of the U.S. economy _ shoppers spending at stores and online _ can keep going

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Trump returning to state that jump-started his 2016 bid

Aug 15, 2019

President Donald Trump is returning to the state that gave him his first presidential primary victory, looking to once again demonstrate his popularity with New Hampshire's Republican voters and to take a few cracks at his many Democratic challengers

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US makes new push for graphic warning labels on cigarettes

Aug 15, 2019

US makes new push to add disturbing images of smoking-related diseases to cigarettes

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