Princeton economist wins Nobel

...into obscure data to explore a range of problems: The scope of poverty in India. How poor countries treat young girls. The link between income inequality and economic growth.The Princeton University economist's research has raised doubts about sweeping...
Nation and World
Column: Gender, the missing link in our gun debates

...shooting. "I think pretending is part of the problem." And one of the things we're pretending is that there is no gender link.Chemaly is trying break down this barrier. She says we need "a public conversation about hegemonic masculinity in the United...
University system takes steps to ready for shooting response, students, faculty and staff at the University of Alaska Anchorage received an email.That correspondence contained a link to training videos on what to do in case there is an active shooting on the Anchorage campus.It's just one example of ways...
Russian warships fire cruise missiles into Syria of activists in Syria, said the main launching point for government forces was the town of Morek on a highway that links Damascus with Aleppo, Syria's largest city and its former commercial center. Rebels have controlled areas on the highway...
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Sports on TV for Oct. 4

...Del.4 p.m., ESPN2 - NHRA Drag Racing, Keystone Nationals, at Reading, Pa.GOLF3:30 a.m., GOLF - Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, Final-round, at Scotland11 a.m., GOLF - Tour Championship, Final-round, at Ponte Vedra Beach...
My Turn: Responsibility for abandoned and derelict vessels in Alaska

...Slough).Anyone who thinks we do not have a problem should visit this website: Click on the link: Resources - abandoned and derelict vessels.No one should be able to sink or ground a vessel without being held accountable...
European data sharing pact with US ruled invalid

...In a separate case, for example, Google is being forced to consider Europeans' requests to delete from its search results links to content that they find offensive or inappropriate.The European Commission, the EU's executive branch, has tried to...
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Sports on TV for Oct. 01

...Miami (Fla.) at Cincinnati3:30 p.m., ESPNU - Alabama State at Texas SouthernGOLF4 a.m., GOLF - Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, First-round, at Scotland11 a.m., GOLF - Tour Championship, first-round, at Ponte Vedra Beach...
Scientists link oil exposure to reduced survival of fish

ANCHORAGE - Federal scientists may have found a link between the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill and a decline of herring and pink salmon populations in Prince William Sound.In a study...
Group tries to link voting to Permanent Fund Dividends

ANCHORAGE - An initiative group is gathering signatures in an attempt to link voter registration to Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend applications.PFD Voter Registration is trying to get a question on the ballot...


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