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  • Connecticut Failing To Monitor Pesticide Use

    Connecticut Failing To Monitor Pesticide Use
    Sitting in dusty file cabinets at Connecticut's environmental agency are tens of thousands of reports by licensed landscapers, lawn-care professionals and farmers about how much pesticide they are putting down each year. No one is reading them. No one...
  • An American In Germany: About My Upcoming Fellowship Of A Lifetime

    International politics is not my “beat” at FOX CT, but that didn’t stop me from applying for the opportunity of a lifetime, a trip to Europe to visit with my professional counterparts and interview top brass at the European Union and...
  • Inside The Euro Crisis with Eckart von Klaeden, Minister of State in the Federal Chancellery

    Inside The Euro Crisis with Eckart von Klaeden, Minister of State in the Federal Chancellery
    On day two of my fellowship in Germany, our group of 12 American journalists learned more about the organization sponsoring our trip, the RIAS Berlin Kommission. RIAS stands for "Radio in the American Sector" and is a former radio station based in...
  • 'No easy answer' to Mediterranean migration crisis, leaders find

    'No easy answer' to Mediterranean migration crisis, leaders find
    European leaders are struggling to find a solution to a desperate surge of Mediterranean migration that appears to have claimed more than 1,500 lives so far this year, as poverty and war drive people to risk their lives on rickety, overloaded boats....
  • Many migrants drawn by jobs, welfare in northern Europe

    For tens of thousands of migrants who survive the hazardous crossing of the Mediterranean, the journey often continues as they slip through cracks in Italy's border controls and head north. With Italy's unemployment at 13 percent, many new arrivals would...
  • Prosecutors: Captain, crew member of capsized migrant boat arrested

    Prosecutors: Captain, crew member of capsized migrant boat arrested
    Prosecutors arrested the captain and a crew member of the boat in which as many as 900 migrants seeking to escape from war-torn Libya are feared to have drowned. Even as the search continued for victims of the weekend disaster, coast guard ships...
  • USDA chief: Seize trade chance: Front & Center

    USDA chief: Seize trade chance: Front & Center
    Last week top congressional Republicans and Democrats reached agreement on a bill to give President Obama more authority in negotiating trade agreements. Trade promotion authority is key to the president winning passage of the Trans Pacific Partnership, a...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    Shaken by feared drowning of hundreds, EU leaders struggle for response to migrant crisis Shaken by the feared drowning of as many as 900 people in the latest Mediterranean tragedy, European leaders struggled Monday for an adequate response in the face...
  • Nuclear deal that Iran's moderates want may entrench hard-liners

    WASHINGTON Even if an agreement to curb Iran's nuclear program is reached, it would leave one big question unanswered. Would a deal help strengthen the country's moderates, or would it enrich and embolden the forces that remain intent on exporting Iran's...
  • EU summit set Thursday amid reports of more migrant deaths, rescues

    ROME European Union leaders were summoned for a meeting in Brussels on Thursday to tackle an escalating migration crisis in the Mediterranean, where up to 900 would-be asylum-seekers are feared to have drowned over the weekend. "The situation in the...
  • AP Interview: End economic migration, EU border chief says

    Recent tragedies involving migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean show that Europe must do more to stop migration by people seeking to escape poverty, the head of the European Union's border agency said Monday. Frontex head Fabrice Leggeri told The...