Sen. Lisa Murkowski was one of eight Republicans who crossed the aisle to pass a resolution that restricts President Donald Trump’s ability to attack Iran. Sen. Dan Sullivan voted against the resolution.
Mike Sfraga, director of the Polar Institute at the Washington, D.C.-based think tank the Wilson Center, says climate change is making the Arctic Ocean more accessible.
“It’s like robbing a church,” says Juneau resident Donna Hurley. “These guys are veterans. They fought for us. I mean, we lived the life we live because of them.”
The Coast Guard is recommending other communications systems as a backup, like satellite phones or texting devices, emergency beacons or even cellphones where there’s service.
Lawmakers are considering a war powers resolution that would require President Trump to get congressional approval for further action on Iran.
Sen. Dan Sullivan says President Donald Trump’s order was justified. Sen. Lisa Murkowski says the attack “eliminated one of the greatest threats to peace in the region.”
Poor VHF coverage isn’t a new issue. But this many outages at once is not normal.
The U.S. Coast Guard says a seaman will face a court martial on murder and other charges in the death of a fellow seaman.
Rescuers on scene said the elements were against them: 40 mph winds, well-below-freezing temperatures, and high seas as they searched for the boat and crew.
Strategists tell subcommittee members that Russia is increasing its control over the Northern Sea Route and becoming more aggressive with U.S. allies in the Arctic.