It was a record-setting voyage, but not one that Royal Caribbean’s public relations team is likely to be bragging about: The cruise line’s MS Explorer of the Seas now has the distinction of more sick passengers (630) and crew (54) than any cruise ship since the CDC starting keep stats 20 years ago.
More than 106,000 Americans selected health plans in the first reporting period of open enrollment for the new health insurance marketplace, according to data released Wednesday by the Department of Health and Human Services.
Amnesty International is urging Iranian authorities not to go ahead with the execution of convicted drug smuggler after the man survived a botched hanging last week.
Scientists who do research in Antarctica have been on pins and needles, worried that the government shutdown would effectively cancel all of their planned field work this year.
The Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted Thursday to slash $40 billion from the federal food stamp program.
A special federal surveillance court has reaffirmed the constitutionality of a National Security Agency program that collects data about most of the nation’s phone traffic. NPR’s Larry Abramson reports that the court says the records of phone metadata are not protected by the Fourth Amendment.
On the heels of another deadly day in Syria — where about 100,000 people have died in the past two years and several million more have been displaced by battles between government forces and those trying to topple President Bashar Assad’s regime — we’re getting a look at what the USA’s top general thinks about the options available to the U.S. for intervening militarily.
The White House and NASA are seeking the public’s help in hunting for asteroids that could someday smash into Earth.
We’ve teamed up with the Alaska Small Business Development Center (AKSBDC) to make their beginning workshop available to you on 360 North. Starting a Business will be available on 360 North television and on the web. Starting a business is on each Saturday at 12:00 noon. Watch the program ON-DEMAND at http://www.360north.org/sbdc/ You are invited […]
– Sunday at 8:00 p.m. – This is the first broadcast of this new documentary created to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of our state ferry system. Get in on this “preview” for Alaskans before the program is distributed to public television stations across the country. Find out a LOT more and watch a trailer […]