President Barack Obama says submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world unless it takes urgent action on climate change.
As the Pacific Ocean warms, the diet of Alaska’s seabirds has been changing along with it. Now, on the eve of President Obama’s visit to the state, researchers aren’t the only ones paying attention.
The killings of two journalists in Virginia last week have reignited a national conversation on mass shootings and gun control. Tania Lombrozo looks at some research and what it might mean for policy.
The Associated Press has filed a lawsuit against the DOJ for a government sting operation in 2007 in which the FBI created a fake news story and impersonated a journalist.
President Obama pushed back against what some see as the irony of him expanding oil exploration while talking up climate change.
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A few hundred people attended the two-hour rally, waving signs with such messages as “There is no plan B” and “We are making our earth sick.”
Kasich, who is running for the Republican presidential nomination, said during a campaign stop Monday in Michigan that the name should remain McKinley.
“A Dodge Neon was heading inbound, and the vehicle reportedly hydroplaned on some water and ended up striking the vehicle next to it,” said Juneau police Lt. David Campbell.
The operational cost of responding to such calls is about $150,000, plus a cost billed to patients.
Pacific walrus have come ashore on Alaska’s northwest coast in what has become an annual sign of the effects of climate change.
After hearing arguments Thursday afternoon, Judge Frank Pfiffner says he would rule at noon Friday on the legislature’s request to halt the process.
Alaska has the third lowest graduation rate in the country for Alaska Native and American Indian students — about 51 percent in the 2010-11 school year.
A federal judge in North Dakota has blocked a new rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some state waters.