Americas · 2:35 PM UTCColombians march in eighth day of protests, police deploy tear gas
Riot police fired tear gas at protesters in Bogota on Wednesday during an eighth day of nationwide anti-government demonstrations, after crowds attacked police stations in the capital overnight.
EnvironmentCanada promises two Arctic ice breakers in pre-election job boost
The Canadian government on Thursday promised to build two Arctic ice breakers and create hundreds of jobs in two politically influential provinces that will help decide an election considered likely this year.
EnvironmentAt-risk rheas released into Chile's Patagonia for repopulation
Conservationists in Chile are reintroducing the rhea to its native Patagonia region, after the at-risk flightless bird was brought to near-extinction by illegal hunting.