The world continues to laugh at the expense of the US, as President Obama proposes some limits on US surveillance. Other world leaders have different problems, from flying shoes to picking logos, all in today's Global Scan.
The Earth's changing climate is manifesting itself in various ways, researchers say, but it would appear the biggest impacts may be seen first in the tropical regions. And new research says we could see "unprecedented" temperatures there as soon as 2020.
African migrants risk all to head to the EU, looking for a better life, and many are dying on the way. Chinese farmers hope for a better life, by farming cockroaches. And more, from Myanmar to Japan, in today's Global Scan.
Disarmament staff of the OPCW are avoiding war in Syria, while a Somali pirate gets lured by stardom. And an international group is having a hard time finding any African leaders to praise, all in today's Global Scan.
A pair of researchers in Florida developed a startling hypothesis over a round of golf: Tracking fish could tell us more about meteorological patterns around the world. Two years later, that hypothesis is bearing out, with great impacts for science.
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