The U.S. military exposed tens of thousands of troops to chemical and biological agents before 1975. Today, those vets are seeking health care and details on what substances they were given.
The president said that what started out as a natural disaster became something much worse when government didn’t “look out for its own citizens.”
In the decade since Hurricane Katrina, tens of thousands of New Orleans residents fled the city and never returned. This week New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu went on the road to call his people home.
The old village continues to reveal artifacts that give a glimpse into the daily lives of Yup’ik people hundreds of years ago.
A $3 million dollar Tlingit tribal house is being constructed on the shore of Bartlett Cove in Glacier Bay–likely the first time the park service has funded a tribal house.
Alaska’s fight for gay rights didn’t start with in 1998, when marriage was defined as only between a man and a woman. It began over half a lifetime ago.
As part of the Alaskan Command’s Red Flag exercises this summer, two dozen Japanese paratroopers are training with Army soldiers based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
Most people in Petersburg don’t give much thought to the handful of houses which sit on the other shore of the Wrangell Narrows. But to the people who live there it’s a place they are proud to call home.
There is next to no documentation for the seven masks besides a note that says “from Holy Cross.” The Yukon village was the location of a Jesuit orphanage and mission.
The physician and pharmacologist worked at the government agency in the early 1960s, when she uncovered a link between the drug and severe birth defects.