Senegal's islands on frontline of climate change

...the sea from destroying the rest of her house.The rising sea levels pushing into the...sons and grandsons and for when the next house collapses," says the 60-year-old...patchwork aluminum shack separated from the house, gazing to the water's edge where other...
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Letter: A former page's perspective

To Rep. Cathy Munoz, of Juneau:It's unlikely you remember me, but I was a page for the Alaska House of Representatives for the 2012-13 legislative session. After graduating college in the summer of 2012 with my degree in political...
From Australia to Zambia, slowing China economy causes pain

China's economic troubles have dropped on the doorstep of a sun-weathered house at 18 Edgar St. in Port Hedland on Australia's northwest coast.Four years ago, the 50-year-old home, fabricated from...
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Search, rescue medic a leader in pot legalization

...state Marijuana Control Board.We met at Friar Tuck's Hoagie House, the scene of multiple strategy sessions during the legalization...stolen. "I've seen some people who have them framed in their houses," he said.Emmett, 33, is the only person from the Interior...
Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...Lund, Lund is Raven Moiety, Kiks.adi Clan (Frog), Sun House, and her Tlingit name is Aanwoogex' Shtoo.aak. Her father...kinds of fish. We made mud pies and found driftwood and built houses," she said.At age 14 her mother died of tuberculosis, an...
SHI joins forces with Any Given Child

...developing an art kit that was used to teach all second graders in the school district about clan houses and the glass house screen in Shuka Hit (the clan house) made by Preston Singletary. As part of the lesson, the students made a miniature replica...
Review: The sad beauty of 'Cabin, Clearing, Forest'

...children against the unhappiness of the adults they live with."Cabin" begins this way:"There are no secrets in small houses. The children, Mark and Hazel, knew things were wrong long before their parents admitted it. Before the seething quiet...
House Republicans return to Capitol to face leadership mess

WASHINGTON - House Republicans return to Washington this week...pressure from party leaders to run for House speaker - a job he repeatedly has made...serving notice that the 45-year-old House Ways and Means Committee chairman will...
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House Freedom Caucus supports Ryan for speaker

WASHINGTON - The hardline House Freedom Caucus said Wednesday it is supporting Rep. Paul Ryan for speaker of the House, all but guaranteeing he'll get the...would require."A supermajority of the House Freedom Caucus has voted to support Paul...
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House votes to keep highway spending level, ignores warnings

...will bring nightmarish congestion, the House on Thursday passed a six-year transportation...the funding levels proposed in both the House and Senate bills, the result will be more...availability of federal aid is in doubt. The House and Senate bills are first long-term...
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