The trade in illegal wildlife is a $19 billion annual business, and there’s one place the world turns to investigate the crime: a federal forensics lab (and curiosity cabinet) in a hippie town in Oregon.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The cloud of insecticide that drifted from a neighbor's corn field onto the asparagus on Andrew and Melissa Dunham's central Iowa farm cast a shadow over their organic vegetable business.
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Conditions: Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting is scheduled Monday, September 8 through Thursday, September 11 starting at 7 p.m. for one hour or more each night. During blasts crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek, milepost 56 and westbound at Price Creek, milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound or past Exit 70 westbound during blast closures.
Scotland’s coming Sept. 18 vote on independence from Britain has emboldened demands for greater autonomy across the United Kingdom. In Wales, perhaps more than anywhere else, nationalists hope to push for more self-government.
Camden, N.J., one of the nation’s poorest, most dangerous cities, moved in 2013 to a county-run police department. Response time is now 4.4 minutes, down from more than 60. Homicides have plummeted. The police culture has changed. And citizens notice the difference.
California lawmakers have taken a big move toward coping with the severe drought, now in its third year. With farmers drilling deeper for water and water levels dropping, the bills establish a framework for managing groundwater withdrawals through local agencies.
The long pilgrimage from other European countries to Santiago de Compostela, Spain, a route that dates from the ninth century, has turned what was a spiritual obstacle course in medieval times into a booming part of modern Spain’s tourism industry.