Virtual reality helps net last Auschwitz criminals

Slipping on a virtual reality headset, the indelible images come into view: the steel rails, the imposing brick gatehouse, the rows of identical barracks, the gas chambers, the crematoria.

Who inherits a selfie? States seek to fill privacy law gaps

When a loved one dies, laws cover how their houses, cars, and other property are passed on to relatives. But the rules are murkier—and currently far more restrictive—when it comes to pictures on Facebook, emails to friends ...

Global trade in African grey parrots banned

Delegates at a global wildlife conference on Sunday voted to ban international trade in African grey parrots, one of the world's most trafficked birds.

India ratifies Paris climate change agreement

India, which accounts for about 4.5 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, ratified the Paris climate change agreement Sunday at the United Nations, officials said.

Paris climate deal: Where are we now?

India's ratification of the Paris climate agreement on Sunday brings the ambitious global warming deal a big step closer to coming into effect.

Australia increases shark tagging after teen mauling

The tagging and relocation of sharks off Australia's most populous state will be sharply increased to protect surfers ahead of a busy summer season, authorities said Sunday, after a teenager was mauled in a recent attack.

Thousands protest steel plant over Vietnam fish deaths

Thousands of Vietnamese protesters surrounded a Taiwanese steel plant Sunday, some scaling walls and holding signs demanding its closure, as anger flares against the firm for dumping toxic waste into the ocean killing tonnes ...

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