Q&A: What stock market tumble means for China, rest of world
BEIJING (AP) — China's stock market tumbled this week despite a massive government intervention aimed at halting a slide in prices that began last month following an explosive rise. On Monday, the Shanghai Composite Index suffered its biggest daily fall since 2007. Here's what the sell-off means for China economy and other countries.
Obama ivory crackdown leaves open California loopholes
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ivory dealers in San Francisco's Chinatown stood in their shop doors besides store windows full of carved ivory tusks and trinkets this week, unfazed by President Barack Obama's announcement of proposed rules that the White House says go as far as the administration can go toward banning all U.S. trade of ivory from the world's endangered elephants.