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  • Why Germany outshines Florida on solar energy

    In Germany two weeks ago, we were impressed by the multitude of solar arrays along the Autobahn. They perched on the rooftops of homes, apartment buildings, barns, offices, shops, storage sheds and garages. They were in cornfields and pastures — any...
  • Damning the dam [Editorial]

    Damning the dam  [Editorial]
    The general election is still more than two months away but here's a bit of friendly advice to candidates hoping to win office in Maryland: Don't use the Conowingo Dam as an excuse to stop cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay. That would seem like common...
  • Asylum seekers or welfare? Swedish election breaks immigration taboo

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A Swedish anti-immigration party is likely to score its best ever general election result this month, as a growing number of voters question the cost of the country's open door asylum policy. Opinion polls show that a majority in...
  • Young Rohingya woman chases dream of peace and justice in Myanmar

    YANGON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Wai Wai Nu is a diminutive 27-year-old with pro-democracy activism in her genes and a quarter of her young life spent behind bars. The former political prisoner is now working to end the persecution faced by her...
  • Ball in Ukraine's court over NATO after election: alliance chief

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Monday that Ukraine's political leaders expect a new parliament to abandon the country's non-aligned status after an election next month in a possible prelude to an application to...
  • Battle lines drawn in struggle for influence over Turkish judiciary

    ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - One of Turkey's most senior judges warned against government interference in the judiciary on Monday, signaling a looming struggle for influence over the courts as President Tayyip Erdogan pursues a drive against his...
  • France's Moscovici set for EU economy role, under supervision

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Former French finance minister Pierre Moscovici has a "good chance" of being named to the European Commission's top economic and monetary job, a French diplomatic source said on Monday, as attention turned to the line-up of the next...
  • Florida power utilities fear return of ‘Green Governor' Crist

    MIAMI (Reuters) - When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and climate policies made him few friends among the state's powerful electricity corporations. Now, as the Republican-turned Democrat bids to return to the governor's mansion,...
  • German euroskeptics chide Merkel after state surge

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Riding a wave of momentum after a strong showing in a regional election, Germany's new anti-euro party said on Monday it was time for Chancellor Angela Merkel to wake up and accept it as a new conservative force in German politics....
  • San Diego Republican wages long-shot run for Congress

    San Diego Republican wages long-shot run for Congress
    As a candidate in the 51st Congressional District, Stephen Meade's politics are a problem. He's a conservative Republican in a district where voter registration is more than 2-to-1 Democratic. The district is 70% Latino, but Meade does not speak...
  • Labor looks for realignment of power that could strengthen its hand

    As the final push begins to fill a key seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, union leaders, elected officials and political analysts are anticipating a realignment of power that could strengthen the hand of organized labor in decisions...