NOTE: This is an excerpt of Planet Money's newsletter. You can sign up here.Princeton economics professor and former Obama adviser Alan Krueger died this past weekend at the age of 58. The cause of death was suicide. Krueger made enormous contributions to the field of economics and, more broadly, to policies that affect the lives of all Americans.
FB Twitter ellipsis More Pinterest Mail Email Print iphone Send Text Message Image zoom Alan Krueger JEWEL SAMAD AFP Getty Princeton University economics professor Alan Krueger, who served under both Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, died last weekend from suicide, PEOPLE confirms. He was 58.In a statement provided by Princeton, Krueger 's family remembered him as a "beloved husband, father, son and brother, " as well as noting his contributions to the university where he had taught since 1987.
Alan Krueger was a prominent economics professor at Princeton University. He served as an adviser U.S. Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton. In a statement that was released earlier today, his family said that he took his own life over the weekend. He was 58 years old.The statement did not disclose details regarding the circumstances of the death of Krueger, nor did the university when confirming it earlier in the day.
It is remarkable that such massive dense objects were able to form so soon after the Big Bang, Michael Strauss, a professor of astrophysical sciences at Princeton University who is one of the co authors of the study said in a statement. Understanding how black holes can form in the early universe, and just how common they are, is a challenge for our cosmological models. The discovery is helpful because scientists now know of a greater number of black holes that existed that early, shedding life on how common they were when the universe was at its youngest state. The findings of the research appear in The Astrophysical Journal and the Astronomical Observatory of Japan s publication.
Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al Jubeir will visit Islamabad on Thursday "carrying an important message" from the Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman.Qureshi said he spoke to the foreign minister of Saudi Arabia, a close ally of Pakistan, on Wednesday night and he expressed his desire to visit Pakistan, the Express Tribune reported.
February 28, 2019 07:56 AM Irish eyes are smiling again After hopping behind the bar on Wednesday night to pull a perfect pint at the Empire Music Hall in Belfast, Kate Middleton and Prince William kicked off the second day of her Northern Ireland tour on Thursday with a more sobering engagement.
February 28, 2019 09:28 AM From bar tender to hair dresser On the second stop of her second day in Northern Ireland alongside Prince William, mom of three Kate Middleton joined a group of children at Cinemagic, a charity that uses film, television and digital technologies to help more than 500,000 young people.
Kate Middleton and Prince William are ending their first day in Northern Ireland in glamorous style.After a busy day full of soccer drills, canoe races and other outdoor activities, the royal couple transitioned into evening wear to a party at the iconic Empire Music Hall.
World number two Nadal, playing in his first event since being thrashed by Novak Djokovic in last month's Australian Open final, was always in control during a 6 3, 6 3 victory.The 17 time Grand Slam champion completed victory in 1hr 20min at Acapulco's Princess Mundo Imperial venue, defeating his 76th ranked opponent with ease.
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February 25, 2019 10:00 AM Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are still basking in their royal newlywed glow.The parents to be kept close during their three day visit to Morocco, holding hands and exchanging sweet glances as they took in the sights of the beautiful country.
FB Twitter ellipsis More Pinterest Google Mail Email Print iphone Send Text Message Meghan Markle and Prince Harry continue to bring their royal glam to Morocco The couple stepped out on Sunday for a reception hosted by the British Ambassador to Morocco, Thomas Reilly, and his wife at the British Residence in Rabat.
and Erin Hill February 24, 2019 09:08 AM Meghan Markle and Prince Harry make the perfect team.The expectant parents, who will welcome their first child this spring, shared a sweet moment with two young sisters who waited patiently to meet them during their tour in Morocco.
February 24, 2019 08:22 AM Meghan Markle and Prince Harry can;t hide their excitement about their upcoming arrival During the second day of their three day visit to Morocco, the couple, who are expecting their first child in April, traveled to the Atlas Mountains to visit a boarding school for girls. During the stay, Meghan received a special henna tattoo to mark her seven months of pregnancy.
Two actors are about to step into Meghan Markle and Prince Harry #8216;s royal shoes Lifetime has announced the casting for Harry amp; Meghan: Becoming Royal, a sequel to last year 's surprise hit Harry amp; Meghan: A Royal Romance. Charlie Field and Tiffany Marie Smith will portray the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in the next chapter of their lives.
Throughout the month of February, Beyonc has been celebrating Black actors, performers, designers, and activists on her website in a series she calls "We Good. " Her latest post, shared Wednesday, Feb. 20, celebrated Markle, who in Bey's opinion is using her celebrity for good. "Meghan's charitable work in communities of color began years before becoming the Duchess of Sussex, " Beyonc wrote. Even before she joined the Royal Family, Markle has been very active in charitable causes. As a global ambassador for World Vision, the world s largest international children s charity, Markle traveled to Rwanda to see first hand the importance of clean water in the lives of young children, "an issue, " Beyonc wrote, that "is near and dear to our hearts. " Beyonc also pointed out that Markle previously worked with the Myna Mahila Foundation, which addresses menstruation challenges in India. It was one of seven charities that Markle and her husband Prince Harry asked their wedding guests to donate to in lieu of gifts.
February 19, 2019 08:37 AM It was lunch and fun with Prince Harry for a group of children Tuesday.Harry, 34, surprised the kids during their spring "half term " holiday from school as they took part in sport and games and had a nutritious meal in a bid to beat hunger during school vacations.
Surprise Welcome home, Meghan Markle.The Duchess of Sussex, who is expecting her and husband Prince Harry's first child and is in the third trimester of her pregnancy, secretly flew from London to New York her baby shower, which will be attended by her close friends in the U.S., E News has confirmed.