Militants in Gaza fired rockets into Israel on Thursday, just as President Obama travelled from Israel to the West Bank, where he met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
The United Nations is launching an investigation into the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria.
Alaska’s unemployment rate has been lower than the national rate for 51 straight months.
Alaska, South Carolina and Texas are urging the Supreme Court to strike down the preclearance provision.
John Kerry sets off Sunday on his first foreign trip as secretary of state, visiting Europe and the Middle East.
After more than five years of recession and painfully slow recovery, President Obama has sent a powerful signal that he thinks the U.S. economy is now in much better shape — good enough, at least, to provide workers with raises.
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency successfully tested an anti-missile warhead over the weekend. The test marked the first time in over two years that missiles like the ones at Fort Greely have been launched.
On Friday, Congress passed the first of two relief bills for Superstorm Sandy. Money for Alaska was not in it.
Two people from Alaska have added their petitions for secession to the growing group of people seeking to withdraw from the U.S.
Hurricane Sandy is pelting the East Coast with rain, winds and high water.