Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco

...whopping 20 percent during the last three decades worldwide north of the Arctic Circle, an area about three times as large as Europe.A revelation that surprised reporters: in 2014 the Greenland ice sheet showed no overall loss of ice mass. The island retained...
Bustin' Out the new bras

...discovered in her 20s that nothing was wrong with her - salespeople had just been putting her in the wrong size. It took a trip to Europe to discover her true fit."The first time I tried on a properly fitting bra, it felt weird at first because it was tighter...
World Sports Briefs

...initials and his jersey number for Real Madrid and the Portuguese national team, and he sells CR7 underwear and other clothing in Europe. Renzi, however, owns the trademark in the United States.Renzi had until the end of November to notify Ronaldo of the lawsuit...
Oil plunge is threat and boon to global economies

...a boon for consumers in oil-importing regions like Asia, Europe and North America. But there are also some possible negatives...declining to cut its own production.Western EuropeMany of Europe's economies are net importers of oil, so lower prices are...
Coast Guard proposes Bering Strait shipping route

...during more months in the year. He said shippers like the route because it can provide a shorter and quicker way to go from Europe to Asia.But the ice melting also "means that ice is more unpredictable and the weather is far worse because the ice is what...
My Turn: 2014 election brings new Energy to U.S. Senate

...of his hydrocarbon export position is part of what made possible the Crimean annexation and the shadowy Ukraine invasions; Europe suffers as American oil is kept artificially off of the market. Lifting the export ban not only means more jobs for Americans...
As Ebola evades Europe's defenses, Madrid scrambles to contain the virus

MADRID - Health officials in Spain rushed to contain the Ebola virus Tuesday after it got past Europe's defenses, quarantining four people at a Madrid hospital where a nursing assistant got infected and persuading a court that...
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At Ryder Cup, Europe greater than its parts

...can be a hard sell: that of a united Europe.Americans are fortunate. There's...states, but are Americans first.In Europe, more often than not, it is the other...everything you did to help build modern Europe, the Marshall plan, staring down the...
Symphony to host meet-and-greet for conductor candidate Troy Quinn

...classical and pops concert series. His past engagements have included performances with orchestras in the United States and Europe, including the London Soloists Chamber Orchestra, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia...
Alaska Science Forum: Villager's remains led to 1918 flu breakthrough Alaska, where "Spanish influenza did to Nome and the Seward Peninsula, what the Black Death did to fourteenth-century Europe," wrote Alfred Crosby in "The Forgotten Pandemic."In 1951, Hultin traveled to Brevig Mission. There, in 1918, the...


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