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  • The changing face of the oil industry in Alaska

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska On some things, the Alaska leaders of the oil giants BP, ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell agree: The state's oil future remains solid despite today's global oil glut. Any natural gas development will require cooperation among a large...
  • Economy recovers, enrollment at community colleges drop

    Economy recovers, enrollment at community colleges drop
    Community colleges saw a boom during the Great Recession, when people laid off from jobs looked for a different career path and students sought a cheaper alternative to four-year colleges that wouldn't lead to mounds of student loan debt. But now the...
  • American bees get taste of Obama's socialism

     American bees get taste of Obama's socialism
    It's well established that President Barack Obama has a radical agenda. If you type "Obama radical agenda" into Google, a bunch of stuff comes up, and a bunch of stuff is as good as a fact these days. But even knowing of the president's general...
  • Plague in Idaho ground squirrels prompts health warning

    Ground squirrels south of Boise have tested positive for plague, and humans and pets should avoid the area, Idaho health officials say. The bacterial disease can be spread by the bites of fleas or by direct contact with infected animals, the Idaho...
  • Correction: Earns-Liberty Media story

    In a story May 8 about Liberty Media's earnings -- generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research -- the Associated Press reported erroneously the company's stock performance over the last 12 months. At that time, Liberty...
  • Emmy-winning writer Bell, teacher Giroux among Newport Harbor Hall of Fame inductees

    Emmy-winning writer Bell, teacher Giroux among Newport Harbor Hall of Fame inductees
    The seeds for becoming an award-winning writer were planted at Newport Harbor High for Maria Arena Bell. Some of her best memories at the school where she graduated in 1981 came from Fabian Giroux, an Advanced Placement Art History teacher, one of...
  • Feds order company involved in California oil spill to test, study pipe

    Feds order company involved in California oil spill to test, study pipe
    Federal regulators on Friday ordered the company responsible for an oil spill on the Santa Barbara County coast to remove a portion of the ruptured pipeline for inspection, as scientists assessing the damage warned that the crude could harm the marine...
  • John Nash, inspiration for 'A Beautiful Mind,' killed in N.J. car crash

    John Nash, inspiration for 'A Beautiful Mind,' killed in N.J. car crash
    John F. Nash Jr., who revolutionized the mathematical field of game theory, was endowed with a mind that was highly original and deeply troubled. But it became known to most people by its Hollywood description. His mind was beautiful. Dr. Nash, a...
  • John Nash, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, and wife die in N.J. car crash

    John Nash, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, and wife die in N.J. car crash
    The barefoot man in mismatched plaids roamed for years through Princeton University’s math building, muttering to himself. In empty classrooms, the “Phantom of Fine Hall,” as he was known, scribbled mysterious equations and strange...
  • Study: Europeans to suffer more ragweed with global warming

    Global warming will bring much more sneezing and wheezing to Europe by mid-century, a new study says. Ragweed pollen levels are likely to quadruple for much of Europe because warmer temperatures will allow the plants to take root more, and carbon dioxide...
  • New Federal Effort to Help Bees, Butterflies Raises Hopes

    New Federal Effort to Help Bees, Butterflies Raises Hopes
    Connecticut lost an estimated 57.5 percent of its managed honeybees during the summer of 2014 and winter of 2015, according to a new survey. Preventing such staggering die-offs is the focus of a new federal plan aimed at helping the bees and butterflies...