The European Union is considering banning insecticides linked to a fall in the bee population, according to The Guardian.
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Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) formally announced his candidacy to replace soon-to-be Secretary of State Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), Reuters reports. Lynch will face Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.), a favorite of green groups, in the Democratic primary.
An explosion at the Mexico City headquarters of Mexico’s state-owned oil company killed at least 25 people and injured 100 others, The Associated Press reports. Mexican officials said they were unsure of what sparked the blast.