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Migrant children programs report drivers harassing buses

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Officials say drivers have been following and harassing buses transporting the children of seasonal and migrant farmworkers for early childhood...

Man dies in crash following deadly California rampage

PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - A man who went on a deadly shooting, carjacking and robbery rampage in California's Central Valley died Monday during a...

California housing measures offer hope for high-cost Salinas

SALINAS, Calif. (AP) - Middle-school English teacher Maryam Powers doesn't take vacations. To earn additional money, she picks up an extra period of teaching...

Iowa slaying focuses attention on immigrants in agriculture

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The arrest of a Mexican farmworker in the death of an Iowa college student renewed calls to change immigration...

Farmworkers protest treatment in Italy after migrant deaths

ROME (AP) - Hundreds of crop pickers held a one-day strike and protest march in southeastern Italy Wednesday to protest the exploitation of migrant...

EPA rollbacks already touching Americans’ lives

WASHINGTON (AP) - Scott Pruitt's rollbacks as head of the Environmental Protection Agency already are being felt by farmworkers and some others across America.Pruitt,...

Italian police arrest 5 Romanians for alleged exploitation

ROME (AP) - Five Romanians have been arrested in Sicily for allegedly exploiting other Romanians as unpaid farmworkers and prostitutes, police said Wednesday.The investigation,...

Ashley Judd to assault survivors: Healing is our birthright

NEW YORK (AP) - Actress Ashley Judd, one of the first women to accuse Harvey Weinstein of misconduct, read aloud a personal letter she'd...

Critics blast EPA for lowering Syngenta pesticide fine

HONOLULU (AP) - Critics are blasting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for dramatically lowering a fine on agribusiness company Syngenta for violations of pesticide...

7th person charged in teen forced labor case at egg farm

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - A man accused of taking part in a scheme to smuggle teenagers into the U.S. and force them to work...