Tiger cub sent via express-mail

MEXICO CITY — The office for environmental protection announced a shocking discovery on Wednesday: Someone tried to express-mail a tiger cub. The cub was dehydrated but otherwise well and was handed over to an animal management center.


Bill replaces same-sex marriage

HAMILTON — A bill that replaced same-sex marriage with domestic partnerships in Bermuda was signed into law by the governor of the British island territory.

However, same-sex marriages that took place during the months they were legal in Bermuda will be recognized.


Carnival celebrations fight harassment

RIO DE JANEIRO — The treatment of women has emerged as a central theme of Carnival in Latin America’s largest nation, with block parties of all-female musicians, popular accessories with messages like “my breasts, my rules” and several campaigns to report and crackdown on harassment.