The killing of a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy tumbled into the ape's enclosure triggered outrage and questions about safety, but zoo officials called the decision to use lethal force a tough but necessary choice.
These days, when people over 80 in Beijing take a bus, see a doctor or spend money, their activities are digitally tracked by the government, as part of an effort to improve services for the country's rapidly growing elderly population.
Lanzhou New Area, a 315-square-mile wasteland of empty buildings, epitomizes what is wrong with China's economic model, experts say, as debt rises to alarming levels while the government pushes projects that make little or no commercial sense.
Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff said in an interview published Sunday that leaked audio recordings of men backing her impeachment show that the effort to oust her is meant to stop a corruption probe that has implicated numerous leading politicians and businessmen.
Former US Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio on Sunday ruled out becoming Donald Trump's vice presidential running mate, but said he'd be "honored" to play some kind of a role in helping him win the White House.