The standoff between protesters and police in Hong Kong escalated on Wednesday after demonstrators surrounded the Legislative Council building and forced the city government to delay a key vote. Also, the booming business of home-delivered meal kits is a $6 billion industry worldwide. Some of those kits arrive swathed in plastic, but the pre-portioned ingredients also cut down on food waste. So, are meal kits worse for the planet than grocery shopping? Or better? And, on a remote Panamanian island, capuchin monkeys have learned to use stone tools, a rare behavior for non-human animals.
Demonstrators in Hong Kong are calling for the repeal of a controversial new extradition bill with China. But that's just the last straw for many Hongkongers, whose resentment toward mainland China has been building for some time.
Facing political and economic pressure from the US, Mexico has seen a shift in public attitude toward migrants: Rising resentment is replacing tolerance in a country that is both deeply religious and has a long history of sending its own citizens to the US.