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  • White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip 
    Updated: Aug-31-15 8:56 am

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Alaska.

  • White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip story has photos
    Updated: Aug-30-15 10:54 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic 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.