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Vatican scandal heats up with revelations of greed, intrigue

Two new books are deepening a Vatican scandal with tales of mismanagement and greed, such as sainthood causes that can cost up to a half-million dollars and a monsignor allegedly breaking down the wall of his...
Nation and World
Vast forest fires in Indonesia spawn ecological disaster

...problem since the mid-1990s, but this was the worst year since 1997, when blazes spread across nearly 10 million hectares.Greed is the cause. Herry Purnomo, a scientist at Center for International Forestry Research, said it costs just $7 to clear a...
Nation and World
Setnet ban isn't about greed

...areas of Alaska is based entirely on conservation of resources and the best interests of Alaska as a whole. It isn't about greed. In fact, the initiative to ban set net fishing in urban areas is based on conservation and sustainability. It's about...
My Turn: Alaskan are going to have to fight for it

...special interests. They will be glad to serve you more of the same. That's exactly what Gov. Jay Hammond fought against. But greed and avarice don't abate with time.I will not apologize for wanting Alaskans to act like capitalists with their state natural...
Man facing $8.7M embezzlement case hid on Appalachian Trail

...years before his indictment, according to former in-laws who were interviewed for an episode of the CNBC series "American Greed." A fellow hiker has been credited with recognizing Bismarck from the show, leading to Hammes' eventual arrest.Hammes...
Nation and World
Off the Beaten Path: A con like Alaska had never seen, reflections on Soapy Smith mythology than the Klondike Gold Rush. Close to 100,000 men and women flooded the wild north in just a few years. Greed, adventure and madness - nearly 120 years later, the romanticism of their herculean efforts still radiates.Even though Smith...
Juneau chef wins a shot at big bucks on 'Greed'

...contestant on the Fox TV game show, ``Greed: The Multi-Million Dollar Challenge...state in the union?' '' he joked. ``Greed'' tests contestants' knowledge on a...the richest game show in TV history. ``Greed'' was created to lure viewers from...
Jury deliberates in federal wildlife trial

Prosecutors trying a big game guide from Haines and three of his clients say "greed for money and need for a trophy" was the motivation for illegal acts during two mountain goat hunts in Haines that went awry in...
New nonfiction DVDs

...follows the Rwandan National Cycling Team for six years; and, "Schooled," which investigates colleges, sports, and the greed that shortchanges college athletes. "Musicwood" What might the future of musical instruments, guitars in particular, be...
Our economy relies on greed at every level

...main points that Brooks is making - that greed at every level contributed to the economic...theory dependent on spending also encourages greed, which in turn relies heavily on bottom" Brooks concluded. Regarding greed, he's right. But he and Baker are both...


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