General News

Some horse advocates buck at new plan to save wild mustangs

Apr 25, 2019

An agreement between animal welfare groups and ranching interests to save wild mustangs from slaughter has opened a split among horse advocates

US long-term mortgage rates up for 4th week; 30-year 4.20%

Apr 25, 2019

US long-term mortgage rates up for 4th week with 30-year average at 4.20%

Brazil's congress receives indigenous leaders amid protests

Apr 25, 2019

Brazil's lower house is receiving indigenous leaders to discuss land rights and the Chamber of Deputies' role in the protection of the environment

Nepal quake-hit villages struggle with reconstruction

Apr 25, 2019

Four years since the catastrophic earthquake destroyed much of central and eastern Nepal, a remote Himalayan area is still reeling from the damage

Small plane crash lands on top of Idaho tree, pilot rescued

Apr 25, 2019

Officials say a small plane crash landed on top of a tree in Idaho and a firefighter with tree removal experience climbed up the tree to rescue the pilot

Wet forecast puts damper on 50th Jazz Fest opening day

Apr 25, 2019

A wet forecast could put a damper on opening day of the 50th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Penn State ex-president asks US court to overturn conviction

Apr 25, 2019

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier is asking a federal magistrate judge to overturn his conviction, less than a week before he is scheduled to start serving two months in jail

Malaysia climber recovered alive on Nepal's Mount Annapurna

Apr 25, 2019

A Malaysian climber has been recovered alive near the summit of Mount Annapurna in Nepal two days after he went missing

Brazilian police dismantle illegal logging network

Apr 25, 2019

Brazil's federal police say they have begun dismantling a multistate scheme to illegally harvest timber in the country's Amazon region

US official condemns sit-in protest at Venezuelan embassy

Apr 25, 2019

U.S. supporters of embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro are being warned to end a sit-in protest at the country's shuttered embassy in Washington

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