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Super Typhoon Leaves More Than 100 Dead In Philippines

Super Typhoon Leaves More Than 100 Dead In Philippines

The Philippines is just now starting to assess the damage caused by the landfall of one of the most powerful tropical cyclones in recorded history.

Strongest Cyclone Ever? Typhoon Haiyan Slams Philippines

Strongest Cyclone Ever? Typhoon Haiyan Slams Philippines

Meteorologists weren’t holding back Friday after watching in amazement as Typhoon Haiyan roared over the Philippines with pounding rain and top sustained winds approaching 200 mph as it neared the coast.

Stomp for Halibut!

Stomp for Halibut!

 

“Vote for Halibut instead of the folks that are in power,” says this fisherman from Sitka, Alaska who wishes to remain anonymous. Passersby in … more

Alaska’s high court first supreme court in the nation to hear climate change case

Alaska’s high court first supreme court in the nation to hear climate change case

The lead plaintiff’s home in Kipnuk is uninhabitable because of spring floods, melting permafrost and erosion.

Why “Alaska” means milk and basketball to many Filipinos

Why “Alaska” means milk and basketball to many Filipinos

The Philippines’ recently appointed honorary consul is trying to make the case that “Alaska” should mean “seafood” in the Philippines.

Alaskans overwhelmingly oppose military involvement in Syria

Alaskans overwhelmingly oppose military involvement in Syria

President Barack Obama has asked Congress to postpone a vote on a U.S.-led military strike against Syria to pursue a diplomatic solution.

Sen. Begich lays out position on Syria strike

Sen. Begich lays out position on Syria strike

Alaska’s junior senator says he’s likely a “no vote” on a resolution to authorize a military strike in Syria.

Syria strikes could catapult oil prices even higher

Syria strikes could catapult oil prices even higher

Syria does not produce much oil. It’s allies do, though, said Ed Hirs, an energy economist at the University of Houston.

Begich skeptical of Syrian strikes without congressional assent

Begich skeptical of Syrian strikes without congressional assent

Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the U.S. government is holding the government of Bashar al-Assad responsible for the chemical attack last week.

Oil prices surge as Alaskans stockpile for winter

Oil prices surge as Alaskans stockpile for winter

The state of Alaska wants oil prices high. “Every dollar change in price is close to 100 -150 million dollars in state revenue,” said acting Revenue Commissioner Angela Rodell.