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U.S. to ban most commercial trade of elephant ivory

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WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said it would ban commercial trade of elephant ivory by prohibiting its import, export and resale within the United States, with a few exceptions.

The steps are part of a broad effort announced Tuesday by the White House to stem a global boom in wildlife trafficking that threatens species such as the African elephant and the rhinoceros with extinction.

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