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  • new storyWhite House says Mount McKinley to be renamed Denali story has photos
    Updated: Aug-30-15 6:03 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, bestowing the traditional Alaska Native name on the eve of a historic presidential visit to Alaska.

  • Sullivan: Russian moves highlight Arctic concerns story has photos
    Updated: Aug-17-15 5:59 pm

    JUNEAU, Alaska - U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan said the Russians are looking to militarize the Arctic, making it all the more important for the U.S. to have a broad Arctic strategy that includes having sufficient troops based in Alaska.

  • Senator hopes more than climate change on Obama visit agenda 
    Updated: Aug-14-15 9:10 pm

    JUNEAU, Alaska - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Friday she hopes President Barack Obama does not merely use Alaska as a backdrop to talk about climate change during his upcoming visit to the state.

  • US eases crude oil export ban; allows trading with Mexico 
    Updated: Aug-14-15 3:37 pm

    EDGARTOWN, Massachusetts - The Obama administration approved limited crude oil trading with Mexico on Friday, further easing the longstanding U.S. ban on crude exports that has drawn consternation from Republicans and energy producers.

  • VA secretary pays tribute to WWII Alaska Native militia story has photos
    Updated: Aug-12-15 7:50 pm

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald paid tribute Wednesday to those who served in the Alaska Territorial Guard during World War II.

  • Alaska not included in new federal emission-cutting rule 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 6:08 pm

    JUNEAU, Alaska - State political leaders welcomed the announcement Monday that Alaska was not included in a new federal rule aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.

  • 5 things about Congress' fight over Planned Parenthood story has photos
    Updated: Aug-02-15 8:47 pm

    WASHINGTON - Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers.