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Palace releases photos of 6-month-old Princess Charlotte

LONDON -- Princess Charlotte looks delighted with a cuddly toy dog in a photo taken by her mother, the Duchess of Cambridge.

It's one of two images of the six-month-old princess released Sunday by Kensington Palace.

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UN chief wants climate target review by 2020

PARIS -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said governments' pledges to cut global warming emissions aren't enough and should be reviewed before 2020.

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Study: About 1/3 of world cactus threatened with extinction

MEXICO CITY -- About a third of the world's cactus species are threatened with extinction, the International Union for Conservation of Nature warns in a new report.

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Earth is a wilder, warmer place since last climate deal made

PARIS -- This time, it's a hotter, waterier, wilder Earth that world leaders are trying to save.

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