UK spy agency chief apologizes for old prejudice about gays

LONDON (AP) — The head of Britain's digital espionage agency has apologized for the organization's historic prejudice against homosexuals, saying it failed to learn from the treatment of World War II codebreaker Alan Turing.

  • Written by DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press

Global finance officials seeking ways to boost growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a shaky world economy and political attacks on free trade, global finance leaders meeting in Washington are searching for ways to increase cooperation to battle a variety of economic threats.

  • Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, Associated Press MARIA DANILOVA, Associated Press

Tiger countries agree to preserve big-cat habitats

NEW DELHI (AP) — Countries with wild tiger populations have agreed to do more to protect tiger habitats that are shrinking drastically because of deforestation and urban sprawl, conservationists said Friday.

  • Written by KATY DAIGLE, Associated Press