More cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day

...contributions of indigenous cultures around the country.As the U.S. observes Columbus Day on Monday, it will also be Indigenous...nation's smallest demographic, making up about 2 percent of the U.S. population. In recent decades, a significant number of...
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Richard Edward See

...marks and acceptance to Stanford University. His competitive nature and sense of integrity prompted him to enlist into the U.S. Marine Corp where he served in an intelligence unit during the Vietnam conflict briefing and debriefing fighter pilots...
Wanda Jean Brown

...high school graduation in 1955 and two days after her 18th birthday, she pursued her interest in aviation by joining the U.S. Air Force. She was first sent to Wichita Falls, TX. Shortly after her arrival, another relatively new enlistee, Milton...
Officials: CIA-backed Syrian rebels under Russian blitz

...of rescue by their American patrons, U.S. officials say.Over the past week...directed parts of its air campaign against U.S.-funded groups and other the Islamic State" group.Other U.S. officials interviewed spoke on condition...
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Researchers investigate uptick in stranded and dying otters

...normally expected, with 200 deaths or illnesses reported so far in 2015, the Peninsula Clarion reported.Homer-based U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service deputy refuge manager Marc Webber says the otters are probably ill, though they were not skinny...
Are gun violence researchers becoming an endangered species?

...explosions in firearm murders in many U.S. cities, and mass murders like the...reached their highest level since 1995.U.S. health researchers began to take a...deadliest mass slaying at a school in U.S. history.The White House directed...
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Meet the Nomeite in charge of Alaska's elections

...about a foot long.She pointed to one side of the boat. "Staff had put my dad's name on there, my dad's nickname: 'U.S.S. Stinky.' Stinky was his nickname."Lloyd "Stinky" Hardy's daughter, called Josie by friends, on Oct. 1...
Extra toughness

...of millions of Americans.According to a press release from NAMI Juneau's Crystal Bourland, one in five adults in the U.S. experiences a mental health condition in any given year and less than one-half of those who need mental health services...
Wings of Alaska sold

...something he said SeaPort management sometimes struggled with. SeaPort's primary concentration is on the continental U.S., which is where the company is headquartered, but this limited the company's ability to connect with and meet the...
Today in Sports History for Oct. 11

...Gardner with a 307-total to win the U.S. Open golf title.1971 - The United...beat the Vikings 29-20.2011 - The U.S. women roll to their third title at...2012 - Meghan Stasi wins her fourth U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur title to match...


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