The president will address the nation Sunday at 4 p.m. Alaska time with an update on the recent mass shooting in California — and the issue of terrorism more broadly.
The petition states, “We, the undersigned, will not allow fear-mongering to drown out our compassion for those seeking refuge from war or violent conflict …”
Bonnie Carroll is a military widow who founded a service organization called TAPS to help family members of those who die in uniform.
Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute Executive Director Alexa Tonkovich said if the agreement is enacted, it could be good news for Alaska seafood exports, including Bristol Bay sockeye.
Residents of the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis began hearing gunfire and explosions starting at 4:00 a.m. The operation targeted the mastermind of the attacks that left 129 dead.
In the latest issue of its monthly propaganda magazine, the Islamic State says it targeted the passenger plane in response to Russian airstrikes in Syria.
Alaska’s congressman and U.S. senators are among the chorus of political leaders calling on President Obama to suspend his plan to admit 10,000 Syrian refugees.
Yazidis and Kurds have retaken the Iraqi town of Sinjar, which fell to ISIS last year. Yazidis, who have been brutally targeted by ISIS, now warn of dire consequences for those in ISIS-held villages.
Security officials say the Paris attacks are an example why law enforcement needs to access encrypted data. Privacy advocates and the tech industry say such “back doors” are not the best solution.
Governors in more than a dozen states have asked the federal government not to resettle any more Syrian refugees in their states, as presidential candidates also question the ability to screen them.