Butterfly reserve guide found slain in Mexico

A guide in Mexico's monarch butterfly preserve has been found apparently slain, officials say, days after a butterfly activist in the same region was found dead in uncertain circumstances. ...

Now for the hard part: EU-UK trade talks to be complicated

LONDON (AP) — If you thought the drawn-out battle over the U.K.'s departure from the European Union was painful, wait until you see what comes next. While Britain formally left the E...

Guardian of Monarch butterfly grounds eulogized in Mexico

OCAMPO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of farmers and agricultural workers thronged the funeral of activist Homero Gómez González on Friday, and the homage to him was like a tribute to the monarch butterfly h...

After Brexit: UK leaves EU but what's next far from certain

LONDON (AP) — Britain is leaving the European Union after 47 years of membership. That's just the first stage of a journey that still has many twists in store. The U.K. is quitting a...

AP PHOTOS: Irish border residents watch for Brexit fallout

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — The border was drawn in 1921, splitting communities and sometimes property, as the British government sought to create a home for the majority Protestant population of...

Angry Palestinians face dilemma in responding to Trump plan

AL-KASSARAT, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinians have furiously rejected President Donald Trump's plan to end the Mideast conflict, which would grant them limited autonomy in parts of the Middle East, w...

Experts say UK should lower salary threshold for immigrants

LONDON (AP) — A panel of immigration experts says Britain should lower the salary threshold for immigrants after Brexit and urged the government to quickly set up new migration rules once the U.K. lea...

Airbnb launches Bahamas sabbatical to help after Dorian

NEW YORK (AP) — Airbnb is giving a few people a chance to spend a two-month sabbatical in the Bahamas in an attempt to boost the Caribbean island damaged last year by Hurricane Dorian. ...

Bloomberg vows steadfast commitment to US aid for Israel

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Bloomberg on Sunday made his case for the presidency to fellow Jewish Americans, vowing not to revisit U.S. aid to Israel -- an approach that contrasts Bloomberg with several o...

China temporarily bans wildlife trade in wake of outbreak

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities announced a temporary ban on the trade of wild animals Sunday following a viral outbreak in Wuhan, saying they will “severely investigate and punish&rdqu...

China temporarily bans wildlife trade in wake of outbreak

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities announced a temporary ban on the trade of wild animals Sunday following a viral outbreak in Wuhan, saying they will “severely investigate and punish” violators. ...

China virus outbreak revives calls to stop wildlife trade

BEIJING (AP) — The outbreak of a new virus linked to a wildlife market in central China is prompting renewed calls for enforcement of laws against the trade in and consumption of exotic species....

Trailblazing 49ers assistant has roots in Chiefs Kingdom

HESSTON, Kan. (AP) — The old downtown strip, like so many in small towns across America, is quiet on a brisk January morning, just a few cars parked at one end in front of The Citizens State Bank and ...

California's monarch butterflies critically low for 2nd year

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The western monarch butterfly population wintering along California's coast remains critically low for the second year in a row, a count by an environmental group released Thursda...

Spirit Tourism: Britain sees spike in visits to distilleries

Many people these days are thirsting not just for a drink but for knowledge about where it comes from. ``Spirit tourism’’ is booming across the United Kingdom, with artisanal brands and micro distille...