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July 12, 2017 7:42 PM A man freed a whale from a fishing net. Then it killed him, friends say

From their base on Campobello Island, just across the border from Maine, the group's volunteer members would respond to dozens of reports of whales entangled in fishing gear off the coast of New Brunswick. Though the giant marine animals could be unpredictable when trapped, for Howlett, setting a whale free was worth the painstaking, dangerous work, friends 61

June 26, 2017 5:21 PM The Great Barrier Reef is literally a treasure. It’s worth $42 billion

Some might argue that Australia’s beloved Great Barrier Reef is a priceless natural wonder, but economists have just placed a number on its monetary value. Accounting for factors like the reef’s contribution to tourism and fishing and even the amount that people value it simply for existing, they’ve estimated that its worth is a total of $42.4 billion 44

June 26, 2017 2:42 PM Exhumation of Salvador Dalí’s Body Ordered in Paternity Case

MADRID — A Spanish court ordered the exhumation of the corpse of Salvador Dalí in order to settle a woman’s claim to be recognized as the daughter of the Surrealist painter. The court said that DNA testing should be done on Dalí’s corpse because no other remains or belongings were available that could allow a proper examination to settle the paternity 23

June 13, 2017 4:29 AM Sony at E3 2017: God of War, Spider-Man, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, and Skyrim for VR

Unlike Microsoft, Sony didn’t have a new console to show off at its E3 2017 event on Tuesday – that’s because the PS4 Pro has been out since November – but it did provide a good look at some of its most anticipated exclusive games, and other popular third-party titles. Here’s the biggest stuff from the PlayStation presser. While you’ll play as Kratos 40

June 8, 2017 8:58 AM The world has finally noticed that the ocean is a finite resource

The United Nations Ocean Conference marks the first time that oceans have been put at the forefront of global affairs. It straddles the United Nations Oceans Day on 8 June, giving countries and their non-government partners a stage to present their perspectives on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. The focus will be on Goal 14 – oceans, seas and marine 24

June 1, 2017 12:00 PM Today: Will Paris Be the City of ‘Leave’?

President Trump says he’ll announce today whether the U.S. will remain in the Paris climate accord. I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss. President Trump loves cliffhangers, and the five-act drama over whether he will pull the United States out of the Paris accord on climate change 12

May 30, 2017 7:32 PM Kevin Spacey Is Holding Court. Really

Having previously starred in this David W. Rintels play at the Old Vic Theater in London (where Mr. Spacey was its artistic director from 2004 to 2015), he is bringing it to the Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, N.Y. — a space not known for presenting traditional dramas — on June 15 and 16. He appears this summer as a crime boss in Edgar Wright’s action 89

May 25, 2017 12:37 PM High-stakes moves by Taiwan, US and the USS Dewey in South China Sea

US warship challenges China's claims5:39 A US Navy warship sails within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up in the South China Sea. CHINA has protested a US Navy patrol that sent a guided missile destroyer near a group of man-made islands in the South China Sea as Taiwan practised repelling a simulated Chinese assault on the islands 51

May 25, 2017 9:55 AM Beijing protests US Navy patrol through South China Sea

BEIJING — China protested a U.S. Navy patrol that sent a guided missile destroyer near a group of man-made islands in the South China Sea on Thursday in the first American challenge to Beijing’s claims to the waters since President Donald Trump took office. China’s Defense Ministry told reporters that it had sought an explanation with U.S. officials 22

May 19, 2017 9:00 AM Comey's revenge: Why 'Trump has bigger problems now' with special counsel Robert Mueller

President faces empowered counsel with greater independence on Russia probe If former FBI director James Comey could give a name to personify his revenge after being fired, Robert S. Mueller III might be it. Comey was overseeing the investigation into U.S. President Donald Trump's associates' alleged ties with Russia until last week, when Trump sacked 49