The Tory MP was a backbencher of the old school who fought for the causes he cared about.
Twenty-four of more than 80 hippos are sterilised after scientists warn of the environmental impact.
Ten people were mistakenly killed by the US military in a drone strike on the Afghan capital.
Despite mass starvation in northern Ethiopia, aid officials are not calling the situation a famine.
A surge in demand for toys and sports equipment has contributed to logjams at US ports.
The president's administration will ask the Supreme Court to block a restrictive Texas abortion law.