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U.N. Approves Treaty To Regulate Multibillion-Dollar Global Arms Trade

U.N. Approves Treaty To Regulate Multibillion-Dollar Global Arms Trade

The United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly approved the first U.N. treaty to regulate the estimated $60 billion global arms trade on Tuesday.

North Korea’s Latest Threat: It Will Restart Nuclear Reactor

North Korea’s Latest Threat: It Will Restart Nuclear Reactor

A vow Tuesday from North Korea that it will restart a nuclear reactor that eventually could make about one bomb’s worth of plutonium a year further escalates tensions that were already high due to that nation’s almost daily threats, NPR’s Louisa Lim tells our Newscast Desk.

At First Of Gay-Marriage Cases, Skepticism About Whether Court Should Weigh In

At First Of Gay-Marriage Cases, Skepticism About Whether Court Should Weigh In

In the first of two hearings on one of the nation’s most controversial issues — same-sex marriage — Supreme Court justices on Tuesday poked holes in the arguments made by supporters and opponents of bans on gay marriage.

Happening Now: Supreme Court Hears First Of Two Gay-Marriage Cases

Happening Now: Supreme Court Hears First Of Two Gay-Marriage Cases

The Supreme Court on Tuesday held the first of two high-profile hearings on laws concerning same-sex marriage (today’s focuses on California’s Proposition 8 ban on gay marriage; Wednesday’s focuses on the Defense of Marriage Act).

Arctic Son: Fulfilling the Dream

-  Tuesday at 8:00 pm  -  One family, alone in the Brooks Range for 14 Months.  A true Alaska documentary, “Arctic Son” describes their adventures.  Author Jeanie Aspen, daughter of Alaskan adventurers Constance and Bud Helmericks, sets out with her husband, Tom, their 6-year-old son, Luke, and friend Laurie for fourteen months alone in Alaska’s [...]

Poetry Out Loud – Statewide Competion

Poetry Out Loud – Statewide Competion

-  Tuesday at 5:00 p.m.  -  LIVE WEB STREAM   Watch the annual competition of high school poetry enthusiasts live from Juneau, only on 360north.org.

South Korea Vows Retaliation If Pyongyang Makes Good On Military Threat

South Korea Vows Retaliation If Pyongyang Makes Good On Military Threat

South Korea upped the ante on Wednesday after Pyongyang threatened to scrap the armistice that ended a brutal war between the rival neighbors in 1953, promising retaliation for any North Korean attack.

Great Programs All Week

Great Programs All Week

Monday – Science and Health; Tuesday – Alaska Native and Native American films and series; Wednesday – Alaska Documentaries and Specials; Thursday – Alaska Public Affairs; Friday – Public Affairs and Weekly Wrap-up;  Saturday – Music;  Sunday – Best of the Week Documentaries

Tourist Tragedy In Egypt: Hot Air Balloon Catches Fire; Many Aboard Killed

Tourist Tragedy In Egypt: Hot Air Balloon Catches Fire; Many Aboard Killed

A hot air balloon carrying tourists on a flight over historic sites around the ancient Egyptian city of Luxor caught fire Tuesday.

Biden: For Protection; ‘Buy A Shotgun, Buy A Shotgun’

Biden: For Protection; ‘Buy A Shotgun, Buy A Shotgun’

Vice President Joe Biden’s advice to his wife about protecting their home in Delaware: They don’t need an assault-style weapon.