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  • Inupiat whaling, drilling at stake in recent Alaskan mayor’s race

     
    Independent photojournalists Will Rose and Kajsa Sjölander were on Alaska’s North Slope in November to document traditional whaling by the native Inupiat people, and found themselves at the height of a highly charged mayoral election season, with...
  • Year in Review: Congress' 10 biggest enemies of the Earth

     
    Republicans launched an unprecedented frontal assault against environmental protections and regulations this year, prompting Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) to call his chamber "the most anti-environment House in history." Here are the 10 most powerful and...
  • Rice professor spars with Alaska Congressman at hearing

    Rice professor spars with Alaska Congressman at hearing
    A Rice University professor forgot he wasn’t in charge of his classroom when he challenged an Alaska congressman for referring to him by the wrong name. During a House committee hearing on drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve, Rep. Don...
  • Sarah Palin sought, got federal pork

     
    by Frank James Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin apparently likes a good earmark as much as most other politicians. The watchdog group Taxpayers for Common Sense found that when Palin was mayor of little old Wasilla, Alaska she hired a well-connected......
  • Sarah Palin answers questions: Four

     
    by Mark Silva Newsbreak: Sarah Palin answered questions today. On this "suspended'' day of John McCain's presidential campaign, running mate Sarah Palin took a 20-minute tour of the "Tribute WTC 9/11" museum in New York, took in a firefighters memorial,.....
  • Bailout (of rum, arrows, race tracks)

     
    by Frank James What do rum, motorsport race tracks and wooden arrows used by kids all have in common? The financial markets bailout bill, that's what. Taxpayers for Common Sense has compiled a handy list of what it called the......
  • Republicans learning to love the stimulus

     
    by Mark Silva Even in defeat, it seems, there is victory. Even that $787-billion economic stimulus that all the House's Republicans opposed has its rosy side. "The timing couldn't be better,'' one Florida Republican crows about a high-speed rail project.....
  • Sarah Palin: Polarizing, prevaricating?

     
    by Mark Silva We've been hearing a lot about Sarah Palin lately. It's not, however, what the governor of Alaska, erstwhile Republican candidate for vice president and oft-mentioned prospect for her party's future leaders, wants us to hear: It has......
  • Friday's Talk Shows: Charlie Sheen, Diane Sawyer, LeAnn Rimes and Joy Behar are guests on 'The Dr. Oz Show'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 25 - 31 in PDF format This week's TV Movies The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Wanda Sykes. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7......
  • Battle over Pebble Mine shifts to EPA

     
    Tribal leaders who are battling plans for Pebble Mine, a $300-billion copper, molybdemum and gold deposit at the headwaters of Bristol Bay--home of the world's biggest sockeye salmon runs--are appealing now to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
  • Upset of upsets: Miller leads Murkowski

     
    by Mike Memoli Sarah Palin's biggest political victory this year could come in her home state, where her endorsed candidate for Senate holds a surprising lead over incumbent Lisa Murkowski in the Alaska Republican Senate primary. With all but nine......