Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prize

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The latest crackdown on illegal logging in Cambodia is "just a game" and big timber traders are winning, says Ouch Leng, a former government official who has spent two decades helping poor villagers fight poaching of precious tropical forests.

  • Written by ELAINE KURTENBACH, Associated Press

South Korea says North is preparing for 5th nuclear test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president said Monday that there are signs that North Korea is preparing for a fifth nuclear bomb test amid reports of increased activity at the country's main nuclear test site.

  • Written by HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press

California student says airline removed him for Arabic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A University of California, Berkeley student who came to the U.S. as an Iraqi refugee says he was unfairly removed from a flight at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this month because a fellow passenger was alarmed by an innocent conversation he was having in Arabic.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Oculus reacts to virtual reality privacy questions

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — An executive from virtual reality company Oculus says consumers shouldn't be concerned about an invasion of their privacy when using the Oculus Rift.

  • Written by DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer