Deep-sea mining gets a second look

BOSTON — The risk of running out of rare earth metals that are essential to modern technology has led to a surge in interest in mining the deep seas.

U.N. shocked by Russian envoy's death: TASS

MOSCOW - The United Nations is "shocked" by the sudden death of Russia's envoy to the world body, Vitaly Churkin, and has extended its condolences to Moscow, TASS news agency...