Duke professor defends racial comments

...for an online post comparing blacks and Asians said Monday that...discrimination in 1965 at least as bad as blacks experienced. Of Asian-Americans...integration. Virtually every black has a strange new name that...every Asian and nearly every black," he wrote in the email...
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Louisiana black bear takes his leave

NEW ORLEANS - A roving black bear that spent more than a week in a central Louisiana neighborhood...said.Davidson said the bear - a member of the threatened Louisiana black bear subspecies - had been living on the outskirts of Marksville...
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Beyond Cheech and Chong

...providing tax revenues and nudging out the black market.While municipalities will have the...with cigarettes. If there's too few the black market won't be replaced.Taxation use the substance, too much and the black market maintains its market share.The...
Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches

...efforts began and federal regulators investigated how a pipe leaked.Workers in protective suits raked and shoveled stinky black goo off the beaches, while boats towed booms into place to corral the two slicks off the Santa Barbara coast where a much larger...
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Anatomy of the worst fire year

...happened.May 2004 was warmer than average in the Interior, ground zero for Alaska's fires because of its heat and abundance of black spruce, which a firefighter once described as "gasoline on a stick." But that May was also wetter. Fairbanks received 2...
Prosecutor: 6 officers indicted in death of Baltimore man

...court and proving that Sgt. Alicia White is innocent."Nero, Miller and Rice are white; Goodson, Porter and White are black.Gray was arrested in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood of West Baltimore. According to court documents, he made eye...
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Fears mount over Palmyra as IS expands territory in Syria

...Al-Azm said he expected the militants to turn to looting and excavating the town's antiquities, selling the artifacts on the black market before eventually destroying the site.In taking Palmyra, IS also seized control of the notorious Tadmur Prison, freeing...
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Track teams geared up for big weekend

...Ostrander 10:13.87 Kenai 2014).400 METER RELAY - Cumlat, Siddeek, E.Sharp, S.Sharp 52.76 JDHS 2011 (S.R. - Black, Preston, Smith, Vanzant 49.77 East 2005). 800 METER RELAY - Bennett, Albay, Fisher, Smith 1:48.70 JDHS 2005...
Building a bridge to a better Juneau

...the call to be a part of bringing Bridge Builders to the capital. She's been bridging cultural gaps for years through the Black Awareness Association. "I jumped on board right away," Patterson said. "Well, I called my dad first."Walker and Patterson...
My Turn: Will rise of nonreligious reshape US politics?

...and racial tolerance. A quarter of whites are unaffiliated religiously, along with 20 percent of Hispanics and 18 percent of blacks.There is a debate over the direct political effects."We have not yet felt the impact of the religiously unaffiliated at...


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