The world is watching to see if Modi can rise to the occasion and show that he is capable of rising above the sectarianism that plagues Indian politics to lead Kashmir into the bosom of a potentially kinder mother India.
Tearing down the slopes of the Brooks Range is actually a creeping landslide. And geologists and policymakers are in a scramble to address the issue that happened to strike Alaska's most vulnerable chord.
Fear continues to linger in Fayette, the village closest to the epicenter of the earthquake in Haiti. A visit from scientists who are doing more than passing through with their instruments would be appreciated.