International

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A whale appeared in the marina of one of Buenos Aires' most exclusive neighborhoods Monday, periodically surfacing alongside luxury yachts while hundreds of onlookers tried to capture the moment with smartphones. The whale first surfaced in the...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro Governor Luiz Fernando Pezao signed a deal Monday with several Brazilian universities and research institutes to develop a plan for cleaning up the polluted waters of the city's sewage-strewn Guanabara Bay, where Olympic sailing events will...
TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian talking and tweeting hitchhiking robot that met its untimely end in the United States over the weekend might be given another chance at life. HitchBOT's co-creators Frauke Zeller and David Smith said Monday that they've been overwhelmed with support...
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A whale appeared in the marina of one of Buenos Aires' most exclusive neighborhoods Monday, periodically surfacing alongside luxury yachts while hundreds of onlookers tried to capture the moment with smartphones. The whale first surfaced in the...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has launched a political campaign ahead of February's parliamentary elections in what could prove a challenge to the moderates behind a landmark nuclear agreement reached last month. Few expect a rerun of...
BEIRUT (AP) — It's summer in this proud Mediterranean city, with celebrities and Lebanese expats flocking to international festivals and parties at Beirut's beaches and nightclubs. But the country's own citizens are suffocating from mountains of stinking garbage collecting on...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In 1909-10, Theodore Roosevelt headed a Smithsonian hunting and trapping expedition in Africa that included colleagues who prepared the wildlife he killed for shipment back to America. The former U.S. president and his son, Kermit, shot hundreds of animals. "...
ASOTTHALOM, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian soldiers started building a fence Monday on the border with Serbia, an effort meant to stop the rising flow of migrants trying to enter the European Union. On the outskirts of the southern village of Asotthalom, soldiers were using heavy...
LICE, Turkey (AP) — The military helicopters swooped in over the Kurdish heartland and dropped white incendiary powder on a raging brush fire — igniting a massive conflagration that raced through the mountains, devouring orchards and livestock. For Kurds living in nearby Lice,...