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Alaska Republicans worry of shutdown fallout

Alaska Republicans worry of shutdown falloutThe president recently announced the one year delay of the provision of the law that requires businesses with more than 50 employees to provide health insurance. Republicans in Congress sensed an opportunity and pounced.

Federal Court Says U.S. Must Complete Yucca Mountain Review

Federal Court Says U.S. Must Complete Yucca Mountain ReviewA federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Obama administration is breaking the law by delaying its review of a plan to store nuclear waste in Nevada.

Rodeo Clown In Obama Mask Sparks Outrage, Apologies

Rodeo Clown In Obama Mask Sparks Outrage, Apologies"It was feeling like some kind of Klan rally." That's the reaction of spectator Perry Beam to Saturday's appearance at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo., of a rodeo clown wearing a mask meant to look like President Obama and what happened during his performance.

Amendment Limiting NSA Records Collection Fails In The House

Amendment Limiting NSA Records Collection Fails In The HouseAn amendment that would have limited a phone records collection program run by the National Security Agency failed in the House of Representatives, this afternoon.

State Presents New Plan For ANWR Development

State Presents New Plan For ANWR DevelopmentAfter getting a “no” from the Department of the Interior, Gov. Sean Parnell has doubled down on a plan to conduct seismic testing in a section of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Alaska kid visits the White House for Kids State Dinner

Alaska kid visits the White House for Kids State DinnerFifty four kids from every state and some U.S. territories dined at the White House Tuesday. They were chosen as winners to attend the second annual Kids State Dinner.

Reports: Obama Mulls Pulling All Troops From Afghanistan

Reports: Obama Mulls Pulling All Troops From AfghanistanPresident Obama is considering the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2014, leaving no small residual force in that nation.

Opinions vary on President’s plan to combat climate change

Opinions vary on President’s plan to combat climate changePresident Barack Obama is laying out his framework for combating climate change.

In Germany, Obama Urges World To Fight For ‘Peace With Justice’

In Germany, Obama Urges World To Fight For ‘Peace With Justice’Speaking at Brandenburg Gate in Berlin — the same spot where John F. Kennedy made his famous speech almost 50 years ago — President Obama on Wednesday called on the global community to fight for democracy and freedom everywhere.

In Interview, Obama Defends NSA Data Collection

In Interview, Obama Defends NSA Data CollectionIn a 45-minute interview with PBS' Charlie Rose, President Obama defended a government program that collects vast data about the electronic activity of Americans.