Jerrod Westfahl

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Moldova fights back against Russia's food bans

As Moscow’s embargoes on Moldovan products begin to bite, Chișinău has announced a raft of measures to limit the damage. Is it enough to stop anger against the government – and the EU – from spreading? EurasiaNet reports<p>Apple-picking season is underway in Moldova, but Vasile Nitrean, a farmer in …

The Frankenburger Is Coming Sooner Than You Think Thanks to Google

It has been one year since I took part in one of the most surreal and expensive taste tests in human history. No, I didn’t eat a black Périgord …

A Hundred Years Old Today, the Panama Canal Is About to Get a Lot Bigger

To accommodate today's oceangoing behemoths, the canal is getting a $6 billion makeover.<p>Even after a century of constant use and the passage of more than a million ships, the great steel gates of the Miraflores locks, at the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal, still swing open with the precision …

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Residency trumps wealth in Stinson Beach water rationing plans

Sarah Butler crammed garbage bags packed with laundry into her old Volkswagen van on her weekly run "over the hill" to Mill Valley.<p>Some of the 630 or so permanent residents of this Marin County town have recently begun to make this trek, thanks to the statewide drought. But these weren't Butler's …

The economic imbalance fueling Ferguson's unrest

Until the violence broke out last week, it appeared that things had been looking up in Ferguson, Mo., economically speaking.<p>Foreclosures were down …

Hemp homecoming: Rebirth sprouts in Kentucky

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Call it a homecoming for hemp: Marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin is undergoing a rebirth in a state at the forefront of efforts …

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