Wildlife advocates were critical of the timing of the decision, which applies to Zimbabwe, a country currently in political upheaval.
Democrats and Republicans have sharply different views on issues surrounding gender identity, a new Pew Research Center study found.
At risk of extinction in as little as 10 years, African conservation groups work to protect one of the continent's most precious animals.
The embattled head of Puerto Rico's power utility resigned on Friday, the latest controversy to hit the island as it struggles to recover.
Prominent civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, he announced Friday.