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United Nations Will Investigate Possible Use Of Chemical Weapons In Syria

United Nations Will Investigate Possible Use Of Chemical Weapons In Syria

The United Nations is launching an investigation into the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria.

Alaska’s unemployment rates remain below national average

Alaska’s unemployment rates remain below national average

Alaska’s unemployment rate has been lower than the national rate for 51 straight months.

States Take Sides As Court Revisits Voting Rights Act

States Take Sides As Court Revisits Voting Rights Act

Alaska, South Carolina and Texas are urging the Supreme Court to strike down the preclearance provision.

Overseas Trip A Road Test For Secretary Of State Kerry

Overseas Trip A Road Test For Secretary Of State Kerry

John Kerry sets off Sunday on his first foreign trip as secretary of state, visiting Europe and the Middle East.

Obama’s Call For Higher Minimum Wage Could Have Ripple Effect

Obama’s Call For Higher Minimum Wage Could Have Ripple Effect

After more than five years of recession and painfully slow recovery, President Obama has sent a powerful signal that he thinks the U.S. economy is now in much better shape — good enough, at least, to provide workers with raises.

Obama calls NKorea nuke test ‘highly provocative’

U.S. intelligence officials say North Korea’s nuclear test yielded an explosion of “approximately several kilotons.”

Missile-defense system contractor Boeing hails successful test of new ‘kill vehicle’

Missile-defense system contractor Boeing hails successful test of new ‘kill vehicle’

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency successfully tested an anti-missile warhead over the weekend. The test marked the first time in over two years that missiles like the ones at Fort Greely have been launched.

Congress passes superstorm Sandy relief bill

On Friday, Congress passed the first of two relief bills for Superstorm Sandy. Money for Alaska was not in it.

Following the election, some Alaskans join secession bandwagon

Following the election, some Alaskans join secession bandwagon

Two people from Alaska have added their petitions for secession to the growing group of people seeking to withdraw from the U.S.

Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy is pelting the East Coast with rain, winds and high water.