Legislators in Connecticut, where 20 children and six educators were killed four months ago in one of the worst mass shootings in the nation’s history, approved legislation early Thursday that puts extensive restrictions on the sale of weapons, ammunition and ammunition magazines in the state.
Didn’t have time to watch or didn’t really care? If you’re not up to speed on the weekend’s news from the men’s and women’s Division I college basketball championships, but want to be armed with a few things to talk about if someone brings up basketball today, here goes:
The NCAA tournament got off to a stunning start on Thursday: Harvard, known more for its brains and seeded No. 14, sent No. 3 New Mexico packing with a 62-68 win.
Iran and Pakistan are moving closer to completion of a nearly 1,000-mile natural gas pipeline linking the two countries, despite U.S. objections that it could become a source of hard currency for Tehran in defiance of international sanctions.
A decade and $60 billion later what does the U.S. have to show for the reconstruction efforts in Iraq?
A judge in Alabama has blocked the state’s governor from signing a school choice bill, after a lawsuit alleged that lawmakers bypassed state rules when they substantially revised the legislation in committee.
- Thursdays at 8:30 pm - From the vault of the Alaska Film Archives at the University of Alaska’s Rasmuson Library, we get to learn about ourselves and our state from historical television program from earlier days.
When President Obama used his State of the Union address to affirm “we have kept Congress fully informed of our efforts” to target terrorism suspects overseas, national security experts wondered exactly who on Capitol Hill got the scoop about secretive U.S. drone strikes.
- 11:00 am - Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe will address the legislature. Watch live Gavel Alaska coverage of the State of the Judiciary Address on 360 North.
Presidents use references to great events as a way of acknowledging that what unites Americans is not ethnicity or even language but ideas and a shared past. President Obama cited historical moments in his inaugural; look for similar touchstones at the State of the Union address.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us