The U.S. and Spain are inching toward an agreement to finish cleaning up radioactive waste that remained after a B-52 crashed in 1966. Will it serve as a template for future cleanups?
Most of the world's largest nations are pushing to conclude a landmark climate agreement in December. But their unity has come at a price. A draft agreement released in early October left open the key metric for progress.
Conservation groups have called for a Minnesota dentist to be federally prosecuted for tracking and killing one of southern Africa's best-known lions last month. That doesn't seem likely to happen, but he could face a years-long extradition battle and poaching charges in Zimbabwe.