Stories from William Troop
As an editor at The World, I'm crashing against a deadline almost all the time that I'm in the newsroom, editing content for The World's many daily stories. When I get a chance, though, I like to report on my favorite topic: soccer. OK, actually soccer takes up most of my non-work life, but I'm cool with that.
I also consider myself a citizen of the world and a global nomad. I grew up in Mexico and Italy before moving to the United States for college and beyond. So what better place to work than The World?
That explains why I joined the original team that created The World in 1995. Since then, I've worn almost all the hats in our newsroom: producer, director, correspondent and editor. Before joining the team in Boston, I was a producer and editor at National Public Radio, and news director at NPR member station WAMU in Washington.
English soccer authorities have charged Chelsea player Eden Hazard with violent conduct for his altercation with a ball boy during a recent match against Swansea.
The Geo Quiz takes us to a Mexican border city which is in the grip of Xolos fever right now.
There's a long list of foreign policy issues that got little or no mention during the Obama-Romney foreign policy debate. Anchor Marco Werman asks our editors Peter Thomson, William Troop and Clark Boyd talk about three.
Conflict & Justice
The candidate who came in second in Mexico's presidential election is refusing to recognize the winner as the country's legitimate leader. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is vowing a campaign of civil disobedience now, as The World's William Troop reports.
Arts, Culture & Media
Italian rapper Jovanotti has been churning out the hits in his native Italy since the late 1980's. But he has never had a CD officially released here in the US until now.