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  • No place to hide for Africa's pangolins amid China buying spree

    DAKAR/LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Alongside dirt roads twisting through the dense tropical forests of Gabon, the scaly bodies of lifeless long-snouted pangolins dangle from sticks stuck in the ground by hunters. The pangolin, a mammal that looks like an...
  • Colombian organization that aids displaced women wins top humanitarian award

    BOGOTA, Colombia A group of women in the troubled Colombian port city of Buenaventura has been awarded one of the world's most prestigious humanitarian awards for its work with survivors of forced displacement and sexual violence. The group, called...
  • Exclusive: U.S. considering options if oil export ban challenged

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Obama administration officials are concerned about the legality of a ban on oil exports and have begun discussing how to deal with potential challenges from nations that want to buy U.S. crude, two sources said. Officials in the...
  • Big firms brace for global carbon price rollout: report

    (Reuters) - An increasing number of big corporations expect governments worldwide to put a price on carbon dioxide emissions to help tackle climate change and some are already factoring in the cost to guide future investment decisions, a report found on...
  • Reform paralysis, slow progress cloud Shanghai free trade zone project

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - A disappointing first year for Shanghai's much-hyped free-trade zone, seen as a pet project of Premier Li Keqiang and billed as a reform laboratory, raises questions about China's commitment to opening up its markets as it wrestles...
  • Why Americans are flocking to their sinking shores

    SANTA ROSA BEACH Florida (Reuters) - Mike Huckabee bought a beachfront lot here in 2009, a year after his failed bid for the Republican presidential nomination. A longtime friend and political ally of the former Arkansas governor bought the lot next door....
  • School's Facebook inquiry exposes lack of social media savvy on both sides

    School's Facebook inquiry exposes lack of social media savvy on both sides
    Here's something Hinsdale teachers can "like" without fear of reprisal: The superintendent has canceled an investigation into a controversial Facebook post that has consumed Hinsdale Township High School District 86 for the past month. The decision...
  • Ansonia Leaders Say They Need Governor To Help Revitalize Old Mill Town

    Ansonia Leaders Say They Need Governor To Help Revitalize Old Mill Town
    Once a booming mill town with factories that employed hundreds of residents, Ansonia has witnessed a decline in its manufacturing sector-–and municipal leaders are focused on revitalizing the Naugatuck Valley community that can no longer rely on the...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate" by Naomi Klein; Simon & Schuster (534 pages, $30) For Naomi Klein, the tensions between individual freedom, individual rights and the...
  • Marches, prayer, mayors: What to expect at U.N. climate summit

    BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The U.N. climate summit in New York next week gives different parts of society - from businesses to faith groups to ordinary people - a chance to call for stepped-up action on climate change and make their own...
  • China, Singapore slowdown weigh on third-quarter Asia business sentiment

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Business sentiment among Asia's top companies fell sharply in the third quarter, weighed down by worries about China's slowing economy, a possible end to the U.S. Federal Reserve's stimulus policy and a decline in the outlook for...