CBC Top Stories : Orangutan entitled to some human legal rights, Argentine court rules

Date: 2014-12-23

An orangutan that has lived 20 years at the Buenos Aires zoo is entitled to some legal rights enjoyed by humans, an Argentine court has ruled, a decision the ape's attorney called unprecedented and a ticket to greater freedom.

By: Keyes, J. Gregory, 1963- author

CBC Top Stories : Does the Elf on the Shelf teach our kids to accept a surveillance state?

Date: 2014-12-22

The Elf on the Shelf is a holiday retail phenomenon, but does placing a scout for Santa inside the home teach our kids to accept surveillance?

CNN - Top Stories : Mars has gas; a fuzzy sign of life?

Date: 2014-12-18
A NASA rover has found the building blocks of life on Mars. They might be the product of past or present life on the red planet -- or they might not be.
By: Pratchett, Terry, author