MAASTRICHT, Netherlands (AP) — A young man at a bus stop hisses at a passer-by: “What you looking for … marijuana?” It’s a scene of street peddling that the Netherlands hoped to stamp out in […]
BERLIN (AP) — Heinrich Boere, who murdered Dutch civilians as part of a Nazi Waffen SS hit squad during World War II but avoided justice for six decades, died in a prison hospital while serving […]
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Facebook page seeking to preserve the clowns in blackface makeup known as “Black Petes” that are part of the Netherlands’ “Sinterklaas” children’s festival has become the fastest-growing Dutch language page ever, […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s long been known that America’s school kids haven’t measured well compared with international peers. Now, there’s a new twist: Adults don’t either. In math, reading and problem-solving using technology — all […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists who sparked an outcry by creating easier-to-spread versions of the bird flu for research purposes want to try such experiments again using a worrisome new strain. This time around, the U.S. […]
LONDON (AP) — The food of the future could do with a pinch of seasoning — and maybe some cheese. Two volunteers who took the first public bites of hamburger grown in a laboratory gave […]
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom said Thursday he was “in tears” after a European company deleted all the data it was hosting from his shuttered file-sharing site. Netherlands-based LeaseWeb announced it […]
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Willem-Alexander became the first Dutch king in more than a century Tuesday and pledged to use his ceremonial position as head of state to help steer his country through uncertain economic times.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The world’s top two smartphone makers have each scored significant victories on different continents that will enable Apple and Samsung to keep selling their products without legal interference this holiday season.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – Smoked salmon tainted with salmonella bacteria has sickened hundreds of people in the Netherlands and the United States, sparking a major recall, health authorities said Tuesday. The National Institute for […]