Britain’s farming minister favors leaving the European Union. But some farmers fear losing subsidies and foreign workers if that happens. “As a farmer,” says one, “I want to stay in business.”
Harris County, Texas, operates one of the largest mosquito control operations in the country, with more than 50 people who trap, freeze and test mosquitoes for disease threats.
Day after day, there is less food on the shelves, less power to turn on lights or run businesses and more anger over the difficulties. But opposition efforts to recall the president are being stymied.
Donald Trump has said he doesn’t need donors’ money. But as he pivots to the general election, Trump is more focused on raising campaign cash — as well as polling and policy.
Obama pressed for political reforms such as freedom of assembly. He notes that while he was able to meet with some human rights activists on Tuesday, others were barred from attending.
The McCaugheys inspired awe and debate over fertility treatment when they were born more than 18 years ago. Now that they have graduated, the siblings plan to take different paths.
The Oversight Committee has criticized TSA for giving Kelly Hoggan bonuses despite security problems under his leadership. The agency has also been under fire for long screening lines for travelers.
The justices ruled against a white jury in a Georgia murder case; for minority plaintiffs who challenged voting districts in Virginia; and for a postal employee who said he lost his job due to race.
Handmade poppies and take-home tips are hallmarks of this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. The Royal Horticultural Society wants to use the show to promote the benefits of digging in the dirt.
The crash last week of an EgyptAir passenger plane flying from Paris to Cairo is not likely to help Egypt’s battered tourism industry.
International trade of rhino horns is still banned, though illicit trade continues. South Africa has the world’s largest rhino population; more than 1,000 were killed by poachers last year.
An appeals court says the government didn’t prove that Countrywide intended to defraud investors.
Dr. Margaret Chan, head of the World Health Organization, offered congratulations for victories on the health front — and words of serious concern about the future.
With more department stores closing, some owners are trying to make malls “more experiential,” adding gyms and theaters. One developer is targeting Hispanics with regular concerts and festivities.
When Candice Hoyes sings, she’s channeling a legacy of black women in jazz. Her debut album, On a Turquoise Cloud, celebrates the genre’s storied roots.