Argentina

Global Scan

This 'depressed' polar bear won't be getting a new home after all

Arturo, the "world's most depressed" polar bear was supposed to be heading to a better life in Canada — at least that's what activists wanted. But now they're hearing he's too unwell to travel anywhere. Russia passes yet another law that critics say will limit Internet freedom. And a British man found he's been paying for cable service he canceled four years ago, in today's Global Scan.

Politics

Why Argentines invest in cars

Car sales are booming in Argentina, but it's not just because Argentines want to get out on the road. As Julia Kumari Drapkin reports, Argentines are buying cars as a hedge against inflation.