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First Fuel Rods Plucked From Tsunami-Damaged Fukushima Plant

First Fuel Rods Plucked From Tsunami-Damaged Fukushima PlantWorkers at Japan's Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power station successfully completed the first day of a delicate operation to remove radioactive fuel rods from a reactor damaged in the March 2011 tsunami.

In Shattered Filipino City, A Fight For ‘Sheer Survival’

In Shattered Filipino City, A Fight For ‘Sheer Survival’As some trucks loaded with food and other aid arrive in the Philippines city of Tacloban they're being looted by residents struggling to survive in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

Juneau’s Filipino community plans relief efforts for Typhoon Haiyan victims

Juneau’s Filipino community plans relief efforts for Typhoon Haiyan victims"We're still waiting for reports" from relatives and friends, says the president of Juneau's Filipino Community Inc.

Super Typhoon Leaves More Than 100 Dead In Philippines

Super Typhoon Leaves More Than 100 Dead In PhilippinesThe 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 PhilippinesMeteorologists 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 caseThe 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 FilipinosThe 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 SyriaPresident 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 strikeAlaska’s junior senator says he’s likely a “no vote” on a resolution to authorize a military strike in Syria.