President Barack Obama says he will ask Congress to designate more than 12 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area.
Some undocumented immigrants may now be eligible for an expanded deferred action program announced last week by President Barack Obama.
The number of people who have died crossing the US-Mexico border has hit a 15-year low.
U.S. Senate candidates Mark Begich and Dan Sullivan sparred Thursday over who can better move Washington to bring more resource development to Alaska.
In a vote presided over by President Obama, the U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a historic resolution aimed at stopping the flow of foreign extremists to battlefields around the world.
The "It's On Us" campaign, which includes several new public service announcements, is backed by the NCAA and promoted by media giant Viacom.
Responding to fellow Democrats' concerns in a tight election season, President Obama will delay acting on his own on immigration issues until after November's midterm vote, the White House says.
President Obama, along with all members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, are in Wales today as a set of international conflicts puts the military alliance back in the spotlight.
The U.S. said Monday that all of Syria's declared chemical weapon stockpile has been destroyed.
Touting rosy U.S. economic news that has come out this week, President Obama said America's recovery from a debilitating recession is well underway. But he also said the economy "could be doing even better" if Congress were working harder.