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South Korea Vows Retaliation If Pyongyang Makes Good On Military Threat

South Korea Vows Retaliation If Pyongyang Makes Good On Military ThreatSouth 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 WeekMonday – 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 KilledA 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.

‘It Felt Like An Earthquake’: One Still Missing After Kansas City Explosion

‘It Felt Like An Earthquake’: One Still Missing After Kansas City Explosion"It sounded like thunder, but it felt like an earthquake," Tracey Truitt, a lawyer who was working in a nearby building, tells the Kansas City Star about an explosion Tuesday evening that leveled a restaurant in the city's Country Club Plaza.

Senate Win In Wis. A ‘Turning Point’ For Gay Rights

Senate Win In Wis. A ‘Turning Point’ For Gay RightsCongresswoman Tammy Baldwin is the first openly gay candidate to be elected to the U.S. Senate. But advocates say the fact that her sexual orientation wasn't part of the campaign is the real signal of change.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Four Days Later, Florida Declares For Obama

Four Days Later, Florida Declares For ObamaFlorida officials said the president had 50 percent of the vote to Romney's 49.1 percent. His win of the state's 29 electoral votes gives Obama a total of 332 electoral votes to Mitt Romney's 206.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Three More Stories That Help Explain Why Obama Won

Three More Stories That Help Explain Why Obama WonThe president's campaign fine-tuned its appeal to a younger, less-white electorate and got its supporters to turn out in much larger numbers than Republicans had anticipated. Meanwhile, Mitt Romney was hurt by a lack of money at a critical moment.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Fixing Long Election Lines May Be Easier Said Than Done

Fixing Long Election Lines May Be Easier Said Than DonePresident Obama, in his victory speech, noted that the hours voters had to wait in line are something "we have to fix." One solution: Spend more on equipment and poll workers. But that would be tough in this fiscal climate. Another is to expand early voting. But states such as Ohio have had their early-voting laws challenged in court.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Potential Election Day Firsts: Races To Watch

Potential Election Day Firsts: Races To WatchTuesday offers a smorgasbord of possible history-making opportunities across the nation — from New Hampshire, which could end up with the nation's first all-female congressional delegation, to Arizona, which could elect its first Hispanic U.S. senator.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us