Too Early to Celebrate Decline in South Africa Rhino Poaching

(WILDAID) - Just as the South African government reported fewer rhinos poached in 2018, Hong Kong authorities yesterday announced a record-breaking seizure of rhino horn from two air passengers travel...

Trump the pundit handicaps 2020 Democratic contenders

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kamala Harris had the best campaign roll-out. Amy Klobuchar's snowy debut showed grit. Elizabeth Warren's opening campaign video was a bit odd. Take it from an unlikely ar...

Warren highlights her work on economic crisis in Vegas stop

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrat Elizabeth Warren used her first visit to Nevada as a presidential candidate to describe a squeeze on working families and a political system that she says fails to protect ho...

Neglect, rain threatening 'Sistine Chapel of the Andes'

CURAHUARA DE CARANGAS, Bolivia (AP) — A buttress supporting an adobe wall has collapsed and grass overgrows the patio of the four-century-old church whose dazzling murals depicting biblical scenes and...

Declan Rice asks FIFA to switch from Ireland to England

LONDON (AP) — West Ham defensive midfielder Declan Rice says he is asking FIFA to switch his international allegiance from Ireland to England. After months of uncertainty over which ...

Court ruling doesn't stop untraceable election spending

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 100 outside groups spent over $50 million on "independent expenditure" ads during the closing months of last year's midterm election season. But only about 8 percent of the...

Golf Channel adding live college event, looking for more

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Golf Channel is interested in live programming from Monday to Wednesday, and the answer might be found in college tournaments. It is adding another prestigious event this year, and ...

Iconic Palestinian robe fashions a new political symbol

JERUSALEM (AP) — The traditional brightly embroidered dress of Palestinian women known as the "thobe" was not the type of garment one would expect to become a pop political symbol. N...

Iranian-Americans nurture new generations after revolution

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Minoo Sharifan came to the United States from Iran in the 1970s for graduate school, and like many others, wound up settling in America, starting a career and raising her family ...

Proenza Schouler gets back to basics in NY after Paris stint

NEW YORK (AP) — In seasons past, you could count on Proenza Schouler's designers, Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, to come up with the most innovative and cutting-edge technologies to create new ...

AP Photos: Naked pot-smoking sect grows at Indian Hindu fest

PRAYAGRAJ, India (AP) — At the world's largest pilgrimage in Prayagraj in northern India, tens of millions of Hindu faithful travel to the sacred sangam — the confluence of three holy rivers — to take...

Dog DNA testing takes off, and generates debate

NEW YORK (AP) — As people peer into DNA for clues to health and heritage, man's best friend is under the microscope, too. Genetic testing for dogs has surged in recent years, fueled ...

Old British Consulate in Taiwan's Kaohsiung a remnant of a lost era

Perched on top of a hill overlooking Sizihwan in Kaohsiung, the former residence of the British Consulate established during the Qing Dynasty in 1879 is Taiwan's oldest remaining mansion of Wester...

The Latest: Warren says Trump may not be 'free' in 2020

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, who is campaigning in Iowa (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Democrat Elizabe...

The Latest: Warren officially kicks off bid for White House

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on Sen. Elizabeth Warren and the 2020 election (all times local): 12:03 p.m. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has made her presidential candi...