• In this Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 photo, safety pamphlets written in both English and Spanish are displayed during a pesticide safety training class for farm supervisors in Sebring, Fla. Millions of farm workers do jobs with a high risk of exposure to toxic chemicals every day, yet a federal system of protections meant to improve safety and provide an avenue for reporting exposure is ineffective and riddled with problems, according to an Associated Press review of federal and state enforcement data and case records. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

    Review reveals problems protecting workers from pesticides

    BELLE GLADE, Fla. (AP) — Dozens of farmworkers looked up at the little yellow plane buzzing over the Florida radish field, a mist of pesticide falling from its wings.

  • In this Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 photo, safety pamphlets written in both English and Spanish are displayed during a pesticide safety training class for farm supervisors in Sebring, Fla. Millions of farm workers do jobs with a high risk of exposure to toxic chemicals every day, yet a federal system of protections meant to improve safety and provide an avenue for reporting exposure is ineffective and riddled with problems, according to an Associated Press review of federal and state enforcement data and case records. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

    Review reveals problems protecting workers from pesticides

    BELLE GLADE, Fla. (AP) — Dozens of farmworkers looked up at the little yellow plane buzzing over the Florida radish field, a mist of pesticide falling from its wings.

  • FILE-- A no-smoking sign with written in black "in the presence of infants and children including 12-year-olds, and of pregnant women"  is put up in a Naples playground, southern Italy, in this Monday Nov. 19, 2007 file photo. Smokers in Italy are now facing fines of up to 500 euros ($600) if they light up in a car with a child or pregnant woman _ or if they toss a cigarette butt on the street _ after new health and environmental laws went into effect Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016.  (AP Photo/Salvatore Laporta )

    Smokers in Italy hit with new fines to protect the young

    ROME (AP) — Smokers in Italy are now facing fines of up to 500 euros ($600) if they light up in a car with a child or pregnant woman — or if they toss a cigarette butt on the street — after new health and environmental laws went into effect Tuesday.

  • In this May 14, 2015 file photo, Ramiro Funes Mori of Argentina's River Plate, center, and teammates wash their faces after pepper spray was sprayed at them from the stands, at the start of the second half of a Copa Libertadores soccer match against Boca Juniors in Buenos Aires, Argentina. On Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, Conmebol reduced sanctions against Boca Juniors from eight games closed to the public, to two, calling it a "measure of grace." (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano, File)

    Boca Juniors ban for violence cut from 8 matches to 2

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Boca Juniors’ ban for crowd violence last season in the Copa Libertadores tournament has been reduced from eight matches to two by South American soccer federation CONMEBOL.

  • Rookie docs can work longer flex hours safely, study finds

    CHICAGO (AP) — Surgery patients fared just as well when junior doctors worked longer than mandated hours in the first major rigorous test of regulations many physicians say hurt medical education.

  • In this image released by the Dutch Police Tuesday Feb. 2, 2016, a trained eagle puts its claws into a flying drone. Police are working with a The Hague-based company that trains eagles and other birds to swoop down on small drones and grasp them in their talons in restricted areas or where they are banned, such as at large outdoor events. (Dutch Police via AP)

    Eagles vs Drones: Dutch police eye birds to prey on drones

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — It may sound like a flight of fancy, but Dutch police are considering using birds of prey to swoop down and pluck rogue drones out of the sky.

  • In this Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 photo, a relative places a photo of victim Zainab Mirzaee in front of her sister Golsum, 27, as her father looks on, during an interview with the Associated Press at their house in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Taliban suicide bombing against a bus carrying employees of Afghanistan’s biggest media company on Jan. 20 has shocked local journalists, who fear they are now in the cross hairs of an increasingly lethal insurgency. (AP Photos/Massoud Hossaini)

    Afghan Taliban open new front in war with attacks on media

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban suicide bombing against a bus carrying employees of Afghanistan’s biggest media company last month has shocked local journalists, who fear they are now in the cross hairs of an increasingly lethal insurgency.