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Obama administration shines spotlight on oceans

Obama administration shines spotlight on oceansPresident Obama announced he intends to vastly expand the Pacific Remote Islands marine sanctuary, putting a swath of the south-central Pacific off-limits to fishing and energy development.

Obama: Country Needs To Do Some ‘Soul Searching’ On Gun Control

Obama: Country Needs To Do Some ‘Soul Searching’ On Gun ControlJust hours after another school shooting left two dead and one injured, President Obama was asked what he's going to do about these kinds of incidents.

America’s Strength Extends Beyond Its Military, Obama Says

America’s Strength Extends Beyond Its Military, Obama SaysAmerican leadership in the 21st century will be defined in part by the nation's military strength, "but only in part," President Obama said in a wide-ranging interview with NPR about his foreign policy priorities.

Earmarks: Congress mulls return of practice that enriched Alaska

Earmarks: Congress mulls return of practice that enriched AlaskaIn Sen. Ted Stevens’ day, Alaska thrived on earmarks, the congressional practice of directing federal dollars to home-state projects.

Rescue Workers Erect Memorial To Washington Mudslide Victims

Rescue Workers Erect Memorial To Washington Mudslide VictimsRescue workers still searching for bodies from the March 22 landslide that killed at least 39 people near the town of Oso, Washington, erected a simple, but moving memorial to the victims of the tragedy.

Final days to enroll in health insurance

Final days to enroll in health insuranceThe Obama administration wants to make sure that if you try to enroll for health care by March 31, you will get it, even if you haven’t quite finished the application process.

Two Alaskans, two very different Affordable Care Act experiences

Two Alaskans, two very different Affordable Care Act experiencesAs Alaskans navigate the complicated health law, two people have had very different experiences.

Obama Meets With Tech CEOs About Privacy

Obama Meets With Tech CEOs About PrivacyFor the second time in recent months, President Obama welcomed a cadre of tech CEOs to the White House to talk about data privacy.

Alaska Senate committee supports Native American veterans memorial

Alaska Senate committee supports Native American veterans memorialPlans are being made to build the American Indian Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Obama’s $3.9 Trillion Budget Would Produce $564 Billion Deficit

Obama’s $3.9 Trillion Budget Would Produce $564 Billion DeficitAs expected, President Obama on Tuesday unveiled a $3.9 trillion budget plan for fiscal 2015 that his number crunchers say would produce a $564 billion deficit.