Car bombs kill 21 people in Iraq; EU warns of donor fatigue

...near-daily bombings, mostly targeting the country's majority Shiites or security forces even as authorities struggle to win back territory captured by the Islamic State group.Earlier in the day, De Brouwer told The Associated Press that the number of displaced...
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Orioles to play White Sox today in closed stadium

...closed-doors big league game, although there have been instances in the minor leagues."It's definitely going to be unchartered territory," Showalter said.Said Duquette: "It's not ideal, but at least our fans will be able to follow the game on TV...
A Day in the Life of: Kadashan he's working on right now - are about the conflict his characters feel about either being Tlingit or living in Tlingit territory, juxtaposed with the repercussions of Western colonization.The novel he's working on now is about a white man coming...
Hamas tightens grip on Gaza as reconstruction delays continue

...control in Gaza, including at border crossings, Israel and Egypt might have been more likely to ease their blockade of the territory, letting in more goods.Instead, each side has protected its own turf - Hamas in Gaza and Abbas' Fatah party in the West...
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Obama pledges support to Iraqi leader in fight against IS

...inclusive government. He said al-Abadi is strengthening Iraqi security forces and has recovered about a quarter of the territory the Islamic State had captured in the country."This is a long process and in our discussions Prime Minister Abadi made...
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Alaskans can help answer 'Where have all the rusty blackbirds gone?'

...migration routes from wintering grounds to the boreal wetlands in Alaska and Canada. Each participating state, province, and territory has a 3-8 week target window during which birders will search for Rusty Blackbirds and report their findings. This vital...
My Turn: Eminent domain equals imminent catastrophe hearkens back to English Common Law, and cannot be violated without consequence. To venture into the slippery legal territory of eminent domain in a first-world country involves a lengthy and expensive process. With a capital city that is already...
On the Trails: Skunk cabbage and its sex change abilities

...later emerging, plants that are still acting as females. At Steep Creek, the American dippers have been trying to set up a territory, as usual. Unfortunately, they may not be using their traditional nesting site near the waterfall. This site has been...
Alaska Science Forum: Creepy crawlies of the north aren't from around here

Under its own power, an earthworm gains about 30 feet of new territory each year. But that does not help explain how worms got to Alaska."It's almost geologically slow," Matt Bowser, said of...
Alaska Editorial: YouTube the perfect venue for Murkowski video

...percent of Alaska, the largest state, which is twice the size of the second largest and about a fifth of the United States territory.The challenge for Alaskans is that the federal government controls nearly 61 percent of the state. Federal officials make...


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