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.
U.S. intelligence officials say North Korea's nuclear test yielded an explosion of "approximately several kilotons."
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.
On Friday, Congress passed the first of two relief bills for Superstorm Sandy. Money for Alaska was not in it.
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 is pelting the East Coast with rain, winds and high water.
The Supreme Court has upheld the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul -- ruling in favor of the requirement that most Americans can be required to have health insurance, or else pay a penalty.
The Coast Guard is watching for fuel and debris from a derelict Japanese fishing vessel it sank off the coast of Southeast Alaska on Thursday.
Cutter Anacapa will likely use it's bow-mounted 25-millimeter gun to hole the Ryou-Un Maru.
Fishing boat Ryou-un Maru was cast adrift during last year's earthquake and tsunami in Japan.