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...genetic double on the ground. Scott Kelly arrived at the International Space Station on Friday night following a launch from Kazakhstan. He will remain on board until next March, as will Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko. It will be NASA's longest spaceflight...
Brown Bears' Bouvet to play for France's U20 national team

...Hockey Federation U20 World Championship Division I Group B. France will be joined at the tournament by Hungary, Japan, Kazakhstan, Poland and Ukraine. Bouvet, who will appear in his fifth junior championship for his country, said the French are one...

...the Pacific with a load of precious science samples.On Wednesday, a Russian cargo ship is set to rocket into orbit from Kazakhstan and arrive at the space station the same day.The Cygnus - named after the swan constellation - would arrive Sunday and remain...
Go wild: Plant species tulips for early color

...they'll survive that austerity just as they have the harsh, hardscrabble mountain conditions of Afghanistan, Switzerland, Kazakhstan, Turkey or Mongolia."Wild tulips are better adapted to difficult conditions," said Christian Curless, a horticulturist...
Missing Malaysian flight hijacked, government says

...strayed as far as the southern Indian Ocean or northwest to Kazakhstan, complicating the work of search crews who already have been...Thailand through to the border of the Central Asian countries Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, and a southern one from Indonesia to the...
Results of Day 1 of Peninsula Conference tourney

...her usual setting - a soccer pitch. "She did so well, and Marina had an awesome game too," Haller said. "We have a Kazakhstan exchange student and only three returners. They were just matching each other out there tonight." Haller, a first-year...
Peninsula Conference preview: Bigger is better for small schools

...the team are freshman Violet Mitchell, eighth-grader Axcenia Waterbury and senior Aydana Omar, an exchange student from Kazakhstan. "We are very well rounded," Haller wrote. "We have some GREAT shooters as well as ballhandlers, and a desire to win...
Alaskans should demand fair oil value

...paid $250 million for drilling rights in Kazakhstan. Their contract allows Kazakhstan to keep about 83 percent of profits. Phillips...half times what they recently accepted in Kazakhstan, where the risk is much higher. Alaskans...
A View Askew

...donations to provide livestock to poverty-stricken regions of the globe. For $120 you can give a sheep to a refugee family in Kazakhstan, or $60 will buy rabbits for kids in Katmandu. Apparently something about a 2,000-pound, stringy-haired, smelly...
Trading places

...didn't know anything about Kyrgyzstan." she said. "I knew where it was and that was it." Kyrgyzstan is located south of Kazakhstan and west of China. Renken will be living in Bishkek, which is in the northern part of the country. Bishkek is the capital...


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