Stories from Andrea Crossan
Andrea Crossan is a Boston-based Senior Producer for The World. Andrea moved to Boston after working as a BBC producer in London. Before joining the program, she worked for a number of news organizations, including the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Associated Press and NBC News.
Andrea has reported from England, Italy, Canada, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Kenya. She has a Master's degree in International Journalism from City University London. In 2009, Andrea received a Gatekeeper Editors Fellowship from the International Reporting Project at Johns Hopkins University.
Andrea likes to spend her spare time trying to stay upright on moving objects — snowboards, surfboards, escalators…
Science, Tech & Environment
Legend has it that hockey great Wayne Gretzky learned how to skate on an outdoor rink, just like millions of other Canadians. But climate change could make Canada's backyard rinks a thing of the past.
It's hard to be a Toronto Blue Jays fan, and now it's even harder just to get in the stadium to watch a game. In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, Major League Baseball is directing all of its teams, including Toronto, to tighten security at entrances.
Conflict & Justice
ISIS has claimed responsibility for attacks on two embassies in Tripoli recently, and it's reportedly boosting its numbers as local Islamist groups fade. It's a reminder of how unstable Libya has become since the US diplomatic mission in Benghazi was attacked in 2012.
He was a British colonial hero. But to students of the University of Cape Town, the statue of Cecil Rhodes had to go.
Arts, Culture & Media
Valentina Lisitsa isn't just a concert pianist, she's an Internet sensation. But her strong pro-Russian political views led the Toronto Symphony Orchestra to cancel her upcoming performances after a public backlash.