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Diplomacy better than bombs rally set for Saturday

Diplomacy better than bombs rally set for Saturday Juneau’s peace groups are re-mobilizing to protest the possible U.S.-led intervention in the war in Syria.

Obama: American Ideals, National Security At Stake In Syrian Crisis

Obama: American Ideals, National Security At Stake In Syrian CrisisIn a prime-time speech that followed two weeks of high-stakes drama, President Obama asked the American people to support a military strike against Syria, even as he pursued a diplomatic solution to the standoff.

Nation Pauses To Mark Sept. 11 Attacks

Nation Pauses To Mark Sept. 11 AttacksIt was just after 8:45 a.m. ET on Sept. 11, 2001, when the first jet struck the World Trade Center in New York City and the worst terrorist attack in the nation's history began. Nearly 3,000 people died.

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.

Strike On Syria: Meaningless Gesture Or Necessary Response?

Strike On Syria: Meaningless Gesture Or Necessary Response?The arguments for and against taking military action against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad for its alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians were laid out Monday on Morning Edition.

Foreign Relations Committee Comes To Agreement On Syria

Foreign Relations Committee Comes To Agreement On SyriaA few hours after finishing up a hearing on the Obama administration's proposed military intervention in Syria, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee came to a bipartisan agreement that would allow President Obama to use force against Syria, but would also give him a time limit.

Syria Resolution Will Hit Mark, Obama Predicts

Syria Resolution Will Hit Mark, Obama PredictsThe White House is working with Congressional leaders to shape a resolution that authorizes the type of military action that would send a "clear message" to President Bashar Assad and cripple the Syrian leader's "capability to use chemical weapons not just now but in the future," President Obama said Tuesday.

President To Issue New Executive Orders On Guns

President To Issue New Executive Orders On GunsThe White House says President Obama will issue two new executive orders on guns — one to curb the import of military surplus weapons and another that closes a loophole allowing some felons to get around background checks.

Striking Syria Still Seems A Question Of When, Not Whether

Striking Syria Still Seems A Question Of When, Not WhetherThough Great Britain won't be joining in any military action aimed at Syria, it appears the White House is determined to go ahead — most likely within the next few days and most likely with missile strikes.

DOJ won’t interfere with marijuana legalization

DOJ won’t interfere with marijuana legalizationThe Obama Administration has decided not to go after states with marijuana-friendly laws.