The airline said in a statement on Monday that, effective immediately, it "will officially ban shipment of all lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros, and buffalo trophies."
NPR's Jackie Northam reports that Delta is the only major American carrier that has direct flights between the U.S. and Africa.
To say Katrina — one of the deadliest and costliest hurricanes in U.S. history — nearly wiped Pearlington, Miss., off the map isn't entirely true.
Tacoma Public Schools' Rosalind Medina doesn't want to leave the impression she's ungrateful for the multi-million dollar windfall her school district will see from the new state budget, chock full of $1.3 billion in new K-12 funding.
But if news of the budget arrived in Tacoma like a check in the mail, it also arrived with a bill.
"At the construction company a lot of the time I'd wake up at six in the morning and work all night through to the next day," he says. "That was really hard for me."
South Korea has an overwhelmingly urban population. More than 80 percent of people live in cities. But in the last few years, that has started to change.
A study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics shows that, in extreme cases, picky eating can be associated with deeper trouble, such as depression or social anxiety.
The study followed a broad spectrum of children who had come to Duke University for routine medical care.
Now there's a new movement underway — a technology movement. Young entrepreneurs from the continent are protesting the old ways by launching startups that, they say, will put Africans in the driver's seat. But not everyone agrees that technology is the solution to Africa's problems.
Gregory Rockson, age 24, is definitely in the pro-tech camp.
NPR's Joel Rose reports that retailers who were selling realistic-looking toy guns have agreed to halt their sales of the product.
About 85 percent of milk sold in the United States comes from Holstein cows born with horns.
For oil companies, the price slump is hitting hard at profits, but for U.S. motorists, the downshift has brought savings at the pump.
"Oil prices took a pretty strong hit in the month of July," said Chris Christopher, an economist for IHS Global Insight, a forecasting firm.
That's because they store nectar in a special pouch inside their abdomen, while pollen gets packed into little hollows in their hind legs.