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Lion-hunting legal in Africa despite concern

...critics say is an industry of trophy hunting that threatens vulnerable species across sub-Saharan Africa.Hunting is banned in...insignificant part of total tourism revenue.Lions are designated as vulnerable on an international "red list" of species facing threats...
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Study: Women with mild memory problem worsen faster than men

...disparity was just because women tend to live longer - but there's increasing agreement that something else makes women more vulnerable."Women are really at the epicenter of the Alzheimer's disease crisis," said Dr. Kristine Yaffe of the University of...
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World mayors urge 'bold climate' pact

...both are related: The exploitation of the Earth and its most vulnerable people, with global warming often responsible for creating...limit safe for humanity, while protecting the poor and the vulnerable from ongoing climate change that gravely endangers their lives...
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My Turn: Alaska can't afford Medicaid expansion before reform

...childless adults. What? You thought it was for the most vulnerable among us? Think again.There are many other reasons not...efficient and most importantly, sustainable for our most vulnerable citizens. Then, when Medicaid is no longer a mess, we can...
My Turn: Caring for Alaska's children

...the current shortage of foster families sometimes requires that siblings be separated; adding further trauma to young, vulnerable lives.Across the state, there are over 2,600 children who are in out-of-home care, most residing in foster care...
Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4M vehicles to prevent hacking

...rapidly adding Internet-connected features like WiFi and navigation that are convenient for drivers but make the car more vulnerable to outside attacks. Earlier this year, BMW had to offer a software patch after hackers remotely unlocked the doors of its...
Sweet 16: Ohio Gov. Kasich enters prez race

...sure that the nation knows, as John Kasich announces his run for president, that he is not an advocate for anybody that is vulnerable," said Melissa Svigelj, 42, an educator from suburban Cleveland. "Unless you are part of the 1 percent, Kasich is not...
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Boats, seals, and the water (not) between

...may be costly." Seal pups are more susceptible to heat and weight loss than adults, Jansen said, which could leave them vulnerable in the winter.Researchers have also found, however, that ships can lessen their disturbance by staying farther away than...
Poll: US views of Francis dim; a plunge in approval ratings

...the historic thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations and his insistence that unfettered capitalism has hurt the poorest and most vulnerable.Catholic conservatives have also expressed discomfort with Francis' style and emphasis. Carl Olson, editor of the conservative...
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Military site shootings demonstrate FBI terrorism concerns

...shootings at military sites in Tennessee illustrate the threat that FBI officials have warned about: violence directed against a vulnerable government target by a lone gunman with apparent terrorist aspirations.The FBI has not detailed a motive, but Thursday's...
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