Will the current sectarian violence in Iraq lead to a disintegration of its borders? From the 1916 agreement between Britain and France that established the Middle East borders as we know them today and to the US led invasion in 2003, David Noon, UAS Professor of History, will take us into the past to put the current conflict in a historical perspective. Rich Moniak will host.
- A whale-watching tour saw more than just whales Wednesday, after helping save a deer from drowning in the ocean.
- Equatorial Pacific Ocean finally shows signs of cooling, but the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea are still extremely warm. Latest research indicates both phenomenon helped with each other's formation between 2013 and 2015.
- The updated geochemical atlas was an outgrowth of another project. Geologists and surveyors were on a mission to find rare earth elements and minerals that could be strategically important to the country.
- During a brief layover Wednesday in Ketchikan on her way to Sitka, Alaska’s Sen. Lisa Murkowski talked about the state’s Republican primary campaign, and about the presidential election.